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Hello,

First winter owning a Scat pack in eastern PA. Before I had a 08 SXT. I was wondering if anyone could give me recommendations on what tire/wheel size I should look for.

I found a pair of 19 inch rims from a 2013 Charger RT. Would these fit on my 2018 with the Brembos?

Also if I do go with either 18 or 19 inch rims what size tires/what is a good brand? I've heard the Pirelli sottozero 3 were good.

At the moment I have 245/45ZR20 on the car. I don't plan on using the car much during the winter but would still like a set of snow tires/wheels.

Thanks in advance for the help!
 

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If the 19s are stock OEM wheels they are from an AWD R/T and will not fit your Scat Pack.

My recommendation is to get one of the 2-3 sets they sell on Tire Rack that are 18x8 and clear the 4 pot Brembos (unless you have 6 pot Brembos then you might be stuck with 20s).

There is usually 2-3 choices like Sport Edition KV5 (not the best looking but oh well). For Tires I'd recommend the Michelin XIce Snow in a 225/60/18. Don't be afraid of the smaller contact patch... that actually helps you in snow putting more lbs/sq inch for traction.

If you insist on another tire you can use 235/55/18 size too. I really love the Michelin XIce Xi3 (which was the immediate predecessor to the XIce Snow this year). The new Snow model was supposed to best the old Xi3. They have a real treadwear warranty and last a good 35-40k miles in my experience before you get closer to the snow wear bars and they start acting more like really good all seasons.

Since I have an R/T with base brakes I was able to buy some new old stock Mopar wheels from the c. 2011 Challenger Ralleye package:
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I used to run a set of Pirelli Sottozero on my car before and I am impressed with the good grip that it provides on both sleet and snow. Right now, I am using Michelin Xi3, and I am delighted with it.
 

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I bought a really nice set of 18x7.5" wheels from a V6 Challenger. I am not sure if they will clear the brembos, but they have a ton of room for the base R/T brakes.
I run Cooper Winter Evolution tires in 235/55/18 size.
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I bought a really nice set of 18x7.5" wheels from a V6 Challenger. I am not sure if they will clear the brembos, but they have a ton of room for the base R/T brakes.
I run Cooper Winter Evolution tires in 235/55/18 size. View attachment 296361
No OEM 18x7.5 that came on LX platform will clear the 4 pot Brembos (some might with a spacer).

There are many aftermarket 18x8 that will clear the 4 pot Brembo.

I've always like those Challenger wheels, would have strongly considered a used set if the ones I got weren't so cheap and brand new! The new 20x9 Daytona wheels are really growing on me, a little too "matchy" on a Granite car but look good. Is that the 3 seaon Goodyear Eagle F1?
 

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Ditto what BigM said, and you can check tire ratings on Tire Rack. If memory serves me correctly, Michelin X-Ice are usually near the top.
 

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I've always like those Challenger wheels, would have strongly considered a used set if the ones I got weren't so cheap and brand new! The new 20x9 Daytona wheels are really growing on me, a little too "matchy" on a Granite car but look good. Is that the 3 seaon Goodyear Eagle F1?
Those are the optional Summer Goodyear Eagle F1(220TW rating).
I only had them on the car for a month, while breaking the car in, so I should have a better idea how they drive in the spring.
 

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Those 18's might fit on the rear but in the front will need at least a one inch spacer.

This guy has SXT 18's on his Scat Pack so they can work with right spacer.


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Those 18's might fit on the rear but in the front will need at least a one inch spacer.

This guy has SXT 18's on his Scat Pack so they can work with right spacer.


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I knew I'd seen a Challenger with 18s and a spacer, that's it! As always you'll need to test, every OEM 18x7.5 is a little different clearance wise... if you really need a 1 inch spacer that's pretty huge probably better off using aftermarket 18x8s that clear with no spacers IMO. This OP has two piston sliding calipers like me so he's good!
 

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Why don't you buy my Scat Pack wheels with Pirelli snow tires? New lowered price of $650.

 

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The OP has a Scat Pack, so at a minimum it's 4 pot Brembos.

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Sorry I conflated the multiple snow tire threads going around... thought this one was the blue Daytona 5.7!
 
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