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today i bought a set of used Zenetti 18x8 ET35 rims, i am going to put some tires on them. i want know what size of the tire will be best for the comfortability(i really like the stock suspension's feeling) and won't put a lot pressure on the stock suspension.
 

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235-40 18 is what i would reccomend, i have just pot on 18x7.5 so 225-40-18 was reccomended, but either way, the 225-235 is so minimal you wont even see it, but somepeople would say go wider, but i dont like that bmw wide stance, we drive a mercedes.....
 

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Are

they 5by112?Did you check that the lugs fit?
235/40/18
polish them up before you mount them.Makes the job much easier.
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and also what size of tires will good for the gas mileage? or the mpg depends on the size of the wheel?

ohlord, i think they are, because they were on a 90s 300E
 

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235 tire is the closest tire to your original tire diameter in an 18'in rim.Michelin tire pilot a/s will offer good mpg and handling.Best mpg would be an ultra narrow tire on a carbon fiber rim,but real world compromises step in and handling would suffer and so would your wallet.So compromise is the word of the day:thumbsup:
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If you don't want to spend a lot of money and would like a great tire, go with this one. I put them on my car when I had 18"s. It has great traction in the rain and was as quiet as the Michelin's that i have now at 1/2 the price. I will purchase them again when the time comes

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i installed them today and looked great with 235/40/18 Falken tires. now my car is having very bad problem with them, steering wheel started shake over 50mph. my car feels really shaky on the freeway. it wasn't like that before i put the wheels. so i took my car back to my uncle's shop and try to do balance again on the front two wheels and balance machine both side shows
0 :0 but when i put them back to my car still feels the same way. do i have to double check the balance on the back wheels? these rims looked good didn't have any bent on it. but why it makes my car feels very shaky? should i do alignment after i put new wheels?
 

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check proper

lugs and torque of lugs,also balance of all wheels.
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