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      10-06-2012, 03:50 PM   #1
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what's better for track ?

what's better squared wheels set up for 135i , all 9.5 ,265/35/18 all tires

or 9.5 ,265 front and 10.5 , 285 rear??

i had wide custom body kit

all other parts r stock

if i did the squared set up , is it better to put front and rear m3 sway bars also any after market strut brace bar front and rear??

- can i order KW suspension and stay same height as stock?

or if i want to lower it how low i should low it without rubbing

ur opinions plz...
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      10-07-2012, 10:51 PM   #3
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You will have front camber plates and a LSD?

I don't know about 265 tires, but I'm interested to know how durable the DCT will be in track usage. Maybe its not necessary to go all out with tires if there are other mechanical limits, and possible cooling issues with engine and brakes and transmission. Maybe smaller wheels and tire combination could be lighter and potentially faster.
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      10-08-2012, 01:12 AM   #4
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If you are going to do power mods and an lsd i would go with the 285's personally
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what's better squared wheels set up for 135i , all 9.5 ,265/35/18 all tires

or 9.5 ,265 front and 10.5 , 285 rear??

i had wide custom body kit

all other parts r stock

if i did the squared set up , is it better to put front and rear m3 sway bars also any after market strut brace bar front and rear??

- can i order KW suspension and stay same height as stock?

or if i want to lower it how low i should low it without rubbing

ur opinions plz...
If you have custom wide body kit why not run 285s all around?
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      10-09-2012, 01:34 AM   #6
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From a handling standpoint it will handle better with a square setup. If you're going to run bolt ons however I would opt for a larger tire out back.
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It really depends on your goals with the car. If you are going to take it to road courses and want the car to not understeer so much, the squared 18x9.5" squared setup would work for you. If your widebody allows for it, you may even be able to fit the 18x10" wheels on your car, with negative camber. If you are looking for the best traction for straight line performance, the wider the rear wheel the better so that you can have a wide tire for traction.
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      10-10-2012, 11:18 AM   #8
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It really depends on your goals with the car. If you are going to take it to road courses and want the car to not understeer so much, the squared 18x9.5" squared setup would work for you. If your widebody allows for it, you may even be able to fit the 18x10" wheels on your car, with negative camber. If you are looking for the best traction for straight line performance, the wider the rear wheel the better so that you can have a wide tire for traction.
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