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      11-10-2012, 05:13 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by bundy98 View Post
I just installed four 17x8 Elbrus I08's with Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3- 215/45R-17.

I put them on Wed afternoon and thought everything was going to be great. I love the look, the ride felt really good, but then I accelerated to try to pass someone on the highway. The car started to wiggle back and forth and took more """skill/effort""" then I would have like to make an easy pass.
You're going from 245 wide 35 profile tyres, to much narrower 215/40 profile winters tyres and wonder why it's more skittish in winter conditions
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