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345/35-15 yes, 335/30-18 no.
The reason is not width but height. The 345/35-15 is only 24.5" tall while the 335/30-18 is 26" tall. I've got a set of 315/35-17 TDK's on 11.5" Kodiaks and they barely fit due to the height issue. My bolts are shaved, fender lips cut off, and oil lines re-routed. The set of Michelin sport 335/30-18's I have sitting on the shelf have a full 14" sidewall width and must use a minimum of 12" wheel. Nomatter how I tried they just won't fit, unless you don't mind scraping at every bump.
I also have a set of 315/30-18's on 12x18 wheels which fit great and look great. My 345/35-15's have been retired due to NLA Yokohama tires. The Yokos were a full 3/4" wider than the Pirelli's that Mooney is running. It is good to note that each brand is a different actual size so some wiggle room exists.
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'78 911SC Widebody, 930 engine, 915 Tranny, K27, SC Cams, RL8 Headers & GT3 Muffler. 350whp @ 0.75bar
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