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      06-30-2012, 04:42 PM   #1
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Non staggered setup on 135 questions.

So I'm gonna get some new wheels and was wondering 1. Is it possible to run a non staggered setup? 2. Can I run a 245 front tire? I have had staggered setups before in most of my cars, the most recent being my ISF...living in Arizona I go through tires. I have had my 135 for all of 48 hrs now and am still doing the research on offsets, etc, but was hoping someone might have some first hand scoop on this. My S4, being all wheel drive had the same wheel and tire on all corners and because I could rotate lasted a touch longer. Also on this car, how would the non staggered, wider fronts affect handling? I plan to not lower the car (for now) because I feel in terms of balance and driving it is perfect and don't want to mess around. Thanks
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      07-01-2012, 11:12 AM   #2
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I use a square setup and find that it has less understeer. I really have not found it oversteer prone, just more neutral.
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      07-01-2012, 12:17 PM   #3
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you can. But you dont have a lot of choice in wheel options.

I personally run a 245 square on 17x8 et 40 wheels but you can do a 255 square on 8.5" et40 wheels with some suspension work.
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Broken V, is that a 40 or 45 aspect ratio 245 series tire your running on you square setup...
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Broken V, is that a 40 or 45 aspect ratio 245 series tire your running on you square setup...
245/40 R17 star specs are whats on my car
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Thanks, that helps a lot! And remember that plagiarism is a very sincere forum of flattery!
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