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Since there are a lot of questions regarding wheel and tire fitment, lets start a thread. Please put in your own experience of have at least seen it done through someone you know. Do not post speculative info. Please only put info you are sure will fit

Please post:
1. Wheel Specs - size, width, offset
2. Tire Specs - (e.g. 245/40R19 front, 275/35R19 rear)
3. other pertinent info (e.g. car was dropped, spacers were used, lugboltsmodified LCAs, etc)

and more importantly
4. Pics - doesnt have to your car, could be someone else's


Please keep personal discussions to a minimum. This will help other people get to the info they need faster. We can make this a sticky later on. But for now its in the knowledge base (see 1st post)



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Wheel and Tire calculator - Thanks to Joe-Trojan
 

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Discussion Starter #2 (Edited)
AMG Monoblock Aero2
Front: 19x8.5 ET46 255/40R19 - Continental
Rear: 19x9.5 ET46 285/35R19 - Continental
No spacers, stock suspension. No issues






AMG Monoblock Aero2
Front: 19x8.5 ET46 w/ 245/45R19 - Michelin Primacy
Rear: 19x9.5 ET46 w/ 275/40R19 - Michelin Primacy
No spacers, stock suspension. No issues



Carlsson Evo1/6
Front: 19x8.5 w/ 245/40R19 - Michelin
Rear: 19x10 w/ 285/35R19 - Michelin
No spacers, had plastic hubcentric rings and shorter lugs. No rubbing
 

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AMG monoblock

19x9.5 et 46 Pirelli Pzero rosso 285/35/19
19x8.5 et 44 Pirelli Pzero rosso 255/40/19 *Best summer tires,ever!

all stock/ minimal rubbing front and rear under fully loaded car ONLY when there is a big dip in the road

AutoCouture Supreme

20x9.5 et 38 Bridgestone 255/35/20
20x8.5 et 36 Bridgestone 285/30/20

all stock/ minimal rubbing front and rear under fully loaded car ONLY when there is a big dip in the road

AMG monoblock

18x8.5 et 44 Yokohama 255/45/18
18x8.5 et 44 Yokohama 255/45/18

slight rubbing in the front left under the same conditions as above

**Your car might not rub in the front like mine, i think mine has a slightly out of place wheel well plastic, and rubbing is minimal and on the outer shoulder of the tire.
 

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For those of us who may have aftermarket wheels, ahem, and require shorter lugs in order not tear out the parking brake or stick out of the wheels, would you provide sources/vendors, where shorter shank lugs may be purchased.

14mmX1.5 and _____ MM length.

My wheels have less flange thickness due to design and offset so.... thanks!

Also Tires sizes for 18x8 and 18x9.
 

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I would like to know, can i use 235/70/16 tyre to my W140? 70 height is suitable or problematic for w140.
 

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1994 S320 SWB

Factory Original 8 Hole Alloy

SIZE: 16 x 7.5

BOLT PATTERN: 5 X 112

OFFSET: 51 mm

Front: Michelin Pilot 235 60 16 100W ( Factory Original Should Be 225 60 16 )

Rear: Michelin Pilot 235 60 16 100W ( Factory Original Should Be 225 60 16 )

Suspension ( Front / Rear ) : Stock

No Spacer, No Additional Fitment. No Problems.
 

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Original Wheels from Factory.

16" x 7.5"

OFFSET: 51 mm

Tyres:
Front: Michelin Pilot 225 60 16 98Z

Rear: 1Michelin Pilot 225 60 16 98Z, and 1Firestone 225 60 16 W100

Picture looking same as above:




looking for gunmetal AMG wheels probably 2(18" X 8.5") and 2(18"X9.5") with Bridgstone or Prilli Tyre.
 

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Can someone please tell me, i've got 18 inch rims 8" wide. And the et35.. Which tyres should i get? I was thinking about 255/45/18 for front and something between 275 and 295 for rear wheels. Will it be ok?
 

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Can someone please tell me, i've got 18 inch rims 8" wide. And the et35.. Which tyres should i get? I was thinking about 255/45/18 for front and something between 275 and 295 for rear wheels. Will it be ok?

No it will not be ok.

how the bloody hell will you fit 275+ on a J8 rim?

to not rub (or rub a little) you should stick to 225 tire size for that width and offset. possibly even thinner like 215.

J8 and 245/45 is just perfect but again, you will rub because your offset is wrong
 

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Oh, thanks for the info! I guess I'll stick to the 255/45 tyres.
If they'll rub the fenders that much, I'll just widen them a bit) Always wanted to do that=)
 

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Also counted on a offset calculator the difference between amg monoblocks 8.5 wide et44 and my rims, and I've got a result as 3mm extend on the outer side... Do 3mm make that much difference?
 

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A set of 18" wheels that came off a 2001 clk430 anybody know if they will fit my 94 S500 no other details but good price on oz ebay?
 

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wheel/tire questions for 1997 S500

Im new to the benz world so be gentle. I just bought my son a 1997 S500 benz it has the v8 5.0 303. its the 2dr. it has 20" benz wheels on it and I have no clue what the off set they are just that there 20" car rides fine just when you turn sharp the front tires scrub. the size on front are 255/35 ZR 20. do you think going with a different size tire on fronts will stop the scrub? Ill post a pic of the car and wheels soon. ive looked everywhere trying to identify these wheels and cant find them anywhere they are benz wheels though lol I figured out that much due to benz emblems in middle of rim. Thanks Robert.
 

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Im new to the benz world so be gentle. I just bought my son a 1997 S500 benz it has the v8 5.0 303. its the 2dr. it has 20" benz wheels on it and I have no clue what the off set they are just that there 20" car rides fine just when you turn sharp the front tires scrub. the size on front are 255/35 ZR 20. do you think going with a different size tire on fronts will stop the scrub? Ill post a pic of the car and wheels soon. ive looked everywhere trying to identify these wheels and cant find them anywhere they are benz wheels though lol I figured out that much due to benz emblems in middle of rim. Thanks Robert.
255/35R20 is the right size

As for the offset just take one wheel off and read the backside. its all there
 

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likely they are not mercedes wheels, and even if they are by some super remote chance, it doesnt mean they are the right ones for the 140. our cars are picky. you can change the center rings to anything. it doesn't mean the wheels are OEM so don't go by that.

if they rub when you turn sharp its probably because the front dips from the weight transfer and the tire hits the fender - offset is too low.
 
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