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Need New Tires Fast! Can I Go Wider?

I need to get new tires ASAP. I would like to go with a little wider tire. How wide can I go on my stock rims for my '08 LTZ? I would like a Z rated all weather. I will need them shipped to an APO address in Germany. Any help?
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Re: Need New Tires Fast! Can I Go Wider?

Hi there!
Go for 225/45/18 is the recommended tire size for your car. (NEXEN CP662 tires)
8.5 inch wide.
Wider than that I think it will need mods.
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225/50/18 is actually the size that came stock, which is the same width. I figured I could go a little bit wider on the stock rims without mods as I have done on many vehicles in the past.
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225/50/18 is actually the size that came stock, which is the same width. I figured I could go a little bit wider on the stock rims without mods as I have done on many vehicles in the past.
Yup, I had a 245/45/18 on my old G6.

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I need to get new tires ASAP. I would like to go with a little wider tire. How wide can I go on my stock rims for my '08 LTZ? I would like a Z rated all weather. I will need them shipped to an APO address in Germany. Any help?
I should 235/45R18 should work well for you. They are a bit wider than your stock 225/50R18's. We do Ship to APO's but it is through USPS and there is a charge. Please call us when you can at 1.888.459.4080 anyone here would be happy to help you.

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