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front 245 40 18
rear 275 35 18

Cheers, 馃嵑
 

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front 245 40 18
rear 275 35 18

Cheers, 馃嵑
i am looking for comfort ride as my kids will ride back seat most of the time, so i dont want it to scrape or rub

tire rack gave me 2 optional sizes

235 50 18 front
265 45 18 rear

or

225 50 18 front
255 50 18 rear

can you explain the differences with all 3 set including your size?

thanks a million!
 

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tire rack guy recommended :
245/45/18 front
275/40/18 rear

please let me know your thoughts, will not purchase until u reply:)
This will work too.
Slight improved ride comfort as you've notched up the tire sidewall height.
 

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tire rack guy recommended :
245/45/18 front
275/40/18 rear

please let me know your thoughts, will not purchase until u reply:)
This.....^^^... As I mention.....

Plus get an all season tires for comfort ride....

Cheers,馃嵑
 

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M12 x1.5 are what I use on our monoblocks.
What oem size are you using?
 

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uh oh problem,

the oem lugnuts are too big for rim hole, what can I do? any advice? bummed out:confused:
Someone didn't do their homework.

Your 1997 S500 uses 14mm x 1.5 bolts. It's likely your Monoblock came off a W210 E55 which used 12mm x 1.5 bolts.

What are the part numbers on the back of the rims?
 

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also i believe the wheels belong on an e55, which i did not read correctly
You have two options.

1) Sell your current rims and buy the correct ones.
2) Have the holes drilled out......I would pass on this one.
 

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imo, I would resell these ones you picked up and seach for another set. These still fetch a shiny penny on the market.
 
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