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      01-31-2013, 05:10 AM   #27

Drives: 2016 435i Gran Coupe
Join Date: Feb 2010
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Originally Posted by John_01 View Post
With standard wheel alignment you will probably be happy with a set of 225/40 extreme performance tires all around and save some weight too. With lightweight aftermarket wheels it seems sensible and practical for street use. You can still adjust the camber within normal limits to get a fraction of a degree more on the front. Non-staggered tires are popular for the track, but you better use some caution if you do as the 1 series sometimes lacks stability on the rear end when not using DSC.
Thanks, John. I'm fairly set on my configuration. I'm going to go with 18x8 Apex Aero 7 wheels with 225/40-18 Michelin Pilot Super Sports all around. I can't imagine that combo won't do the job with regards to handling, ride quality and weight savings. Also, I always leave DSC on (no track driving...yet).