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      02-01-2013, 10:57 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Evice View Post
Anyone tried fitting 245 Hoosiers/BFG R1s on 17 inch rim to any e82 ?
I use to run 245/40x17 BFG R1 on 8.5" rims two years ago. phenomenal grip but I am sure not as much as hoosiers. now they have a new softer compound like hoosiers under the R1S moniker. last year moved to toyo RA1 235/255x40 staggered setup. not as much grip but more talkative, can use on a wet track, less stress on the driving components and seemingly last forever. actually unlike most r-comps when grip is at it's best first time used, these RA1's get grippier when worn down. only draw back is they don't come in many ideal sizes.
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