Decided to do something a bit crazy for some reason...crammed 275/35R18 Toyo R888 semi-cut racing tires on the stock rear wheels...some have even said it couldn't be done...
The reasoning for my insanity? I needed new rear tires, I have 2 track events coming up, my friend gave me a sick deal, so I said what the heck...I really don't drive the IS too much anymore, as I have a demo vehicle from my dealership as a daily and a F-150, so again what the heck...
I had them installed and they do bow out some from the wheel, but since I refuse to use spacers the tires actually do a really good job at filling some of the gap...not to mention is looks much tougher from the back now...I will give them a good thrashing this weekend and see just how sticky they are...enjoy the pics (first 2 are before pics, the rest are after).
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Not sure if you want to do that. It maybe nice to do, but it may make it look funny as if it does not seem to fit the car cosmetically, if you're looking at it diagonally from behind.
For instance, it can look too big and fat in relation of the car.
2011 USB/Black IS 250 F Sport/F-Sport High Flow Air Filter/Philips Ultinon 6000K D4S and Xenon HID Conversion Kit 6500K H1 Projectors/3M Venture Shield/JLC Lighting/JDM Aero Underbody Panels/F1 Pinnacle 35 and 40/Llumar Air Blue 80
2007 BWB/Light Gray IS 250 AWD/F-Sport High Flow Air Filter/Philips Ultinon 6000K D4S (Sold)
i'll just say what a bunch of other people are gonna say. moar low and wide.
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