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Old 06-01-2005, 10:34 PM
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E500 Max Tire width all around?

I was reading about a 94 E500 truly an amazing car! I was just playing around on tirerack the other day and saw that with 18's that the car could fit 245/40/18's all around. I was just wondering if it was possible to fit 255's or maybe even 265's all around without rubbing? I am definatly getting that car for my next purchase next summer. I was reading up on that car and it is a true beast!
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lol...try 245's in the front and 275's in the rear of the 500's. I've seen wheels up to 18 x 8.5 in the front and 18 x 9.5 or even 10 in the rear.

Someday, I would like to do a 500E conversion with the fenders and quarter panels. That would be great. Good luck on your adventures.
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Old 06-02-2005, 12:11 AM
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Yea that would be sweet. I definatly need more fender. 215xl's with a V8 sucks!
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Old 06-02-2005, 03:03 AM
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i used to have this setup on my 500E.

9.5"x18" front - 245/40
10"x18" rear - 275/35



another 500E.com member running 19s all around 9.5 front/10 rear (56k warning)
http://www.500e.com/forums/attachmen...achmentid=2585

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Wtf do you have know your rear tires look huge?
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lol...Ramil's car is crazy!
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Old 06-02-2005, 04:32 PM
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you got that right. It looks like he has about 315's on there!
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The fenders can easily gobble up 285s with the correct offset...all around. There are euro-dooodes out there modding their fenders to go even wider...yikes !!

I run wimpy 245s on 17" rims and 275s on 18" rims.

And YES, Ramils car(s) ROCK !!!
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can you still spin them with that much meat on them? When I get my 500 I am going to probably get the AMG wheels 18", forgot the stile. and put 245's up front and 275's rear. I have to make sure I can brake launch.
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What size is Ramils running? In his picture it looks like they are at least 285's?
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Originally Posted by 94 E420
What size is Ramils running? In his picture it looks like they are at least 285's?
It was stated above the picture.
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Originally Posted by 94 E420
What size is Ramils running? In his picture it looks like they are at least 285's?

9.5"x18" front - 245/40
10"x18" rear - 275/35

it is now on Run.Exe's car btw.

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god damn I love run.exe's car. Especially the interior now since it's all CF. droooooooooooools.
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My bad. Is that a lip spoiler or is that how the car comes because it looks ****ing awesome.
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I believe it's an AMG Ducktail kit molded to the trunk and car.
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That car just looks so clean. Those wheels are awesome.
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You can still spin a tire with 275s...but its not as easy as compared to the thinner ones obviuously. Great hook-up at the drags; or at the stop-lites.

I dated a chick from Franklin, TN... Jenny Teal was her name...in the 80's...Daisy Duke-type !! Man, she was fun.
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Originally Posted by ChrisDPham
lol...Ramil's car is crazy!
Originally Posted by Jim's500E
And YES, Ramils car(s) ROCK !!!

thank you sirs!!

Originally Posted by Jim's500E
The fenders can easily gobble up 285s with the correct offset...all around. There are euro-dooodes out there modding their fenders to go even wider...yikes !!
yeah, i saw those pics. crazy! can't wait to see the finish.


Originally Posted by Jim's500E
I run wimpy 245s on 17" rims and 275s on 18" rims.
are you really running that kind of setup? any pics?



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I dated a chick from Franklin, TN... Jenny Teal was her name...in the 80's...Daisy Duke-type !! Man, she was fun.
i'll buy you a pack, make you drunk, so you can tell her story and not leave me hanging. lol
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