Originally Posted by skierman64
I just was reading another thread and I remembered something Larry said last night. He said the car handles better on the 18" wheels than on the 19s. Something to do with a taller sidewall allowing the tire to conform to the road surface better thus producing more grip.
I found this surprising yet encouraging since I'll have 18s on my car.
Interesting. Normally it's the other way around. The bigger wheels give better handling precisely because the have a shorter sidewall -- less flex. Of course, that's not the only reason for bigger wheels. Most people think they look better. Thanks.