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Has anyone used 305 wide rear tires on the narrow body C2 cars without fitment or rubbing issues? I am looking to get a second set of wheels/tires, and find quite a variation in the aftermarket wheel specs.

If so, could you share what tires/wheel combination works? I am especially interested in the wheel width and offset(s) used. Also, please state if any wheel spacers were used.



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I have 305/30/19 instead of the stock 295 on Sport Design wheels without any spacers etc. (on 2006 997-1 S), and no issues whatsoever, even when pushing the car...Subtle but welcome visual difference as tire is more flush with fender. Go for it.

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I also have 305/30/19 on my 08C2S with no spacers or wheel/tire issues. Stock Carrera Sport rims with Michelin super sports. Also agree with mghorayeb about the tires being more "flush" with the fender.

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Old thread... Anyone running 305/30-20 on a 997 C2? My 295/30-20 are done and 305 is much more available than 295 in my area.


I have OZ "superleggera" 20" wheels fore and aft. Not sure what the rim widths are. Is there a sensible way to measure the rims widths on the car?


FYI: MY05 997.1 C2. TechArt lowered 1". I have 295/30-20 rears and 245/30-20 fronts. All Goodyear F1 Eagle. I'd buy a set of Goodyear for the rear if they were available. 


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