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      10-20-2014, 03:02 PM   #1
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Thoughts on 225/245 setup?

I'm using the stock 261m rims and wondering if I should just get stock sizes (215/245) for my next tires or increase the fronts to 225 width tires. Do 225s fit on the front (stock suspension) easily with no rubbing? And since a square setup is not feasible for me right now, will this be a little "more square" and a decent compromise? I would assume the advantages of 225s in the front would be slightly less understeer and slightly better braking? What would be the disadvantages of such a setup?

Bottom line, the car is fully stock and I want the "best" (subjective I know) tire setup and don't want to deal with rubbing or any other issues.
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      10-20-2014, 03:04 PM   #2
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225/245's will work just fine. Or you could run 225/255's as well.


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      10-20-2014, 03:08 PM   #3
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225/245's will work just fine. Or you could run 225/255's as well.
I'm running this and it looks/drives great!
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I have searched the threads on here and found some people claiming that 255 rears rub and yet others have claimed they fit perfectly fine. Since I don't want any hassle I thought I might stick with 245s, since they do provide decent traction off the line and 225/245 is "more square".
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      10-20-2014, 03:36 PM   #5
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255 rear will never come remotely close to rubbing on a stock wheel.
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I have searched the threads on here and found some people claiming that 255 rears rub and yet others have claimed they fit perfectly fine. Since I don't want any hassle I thought I might stick with 245s
Good thinking by me. I fail to understand why people who don't track their cars, risk problems trying to cram the absolutely biggest possible wheels/tires in.
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I have 225/245s and it's totally fine. Theoretically, the car should have less understeer.
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I have 225/245s and it's totally fine. Theoretically, the car should have less understeer.
Do you prefer it to the stock 215/245 setup? Or is there not much of a discernible difference?
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You're talking about a half CM of tire, tops, installed. You won't notice a thing.
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