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      01-11-2013, 10:27 PM   #1
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I'm about to Purchase Michelin Super Sports need HELP!

I hope you guys can help me..

I currently have '11 E92 w/zcp w/ Dinan Stage III suspension & running a spacer set up of 15/12 and I wanted to know whats the widest I can go on the Michelin's without any issues or rubbing. I tried looking around but had no luck. If you have a link to a previous thread please provide.

I want to keep the same look of its stance so I also wanted to ask this: as I increase tire width would I have to decrease spacer width to keep the same look I currently have?

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255/275?
255/285?
265/295?
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      01-11-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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If you are willing to remove the spacers, I ran 265/295 on ZCP wheels. I'm not sure how much of a drop you got on S3 suspension. Also, I don't think the PSS is available in a 285 yet.....double check the size...............Phil
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      01-11-2013, 11:13 PM   #3
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I hope you guys can help me..

I currently have '11 E92 w/zcp w/ Dinan Stage III suspension & running a spacer set up of 15/12 and I wanted to know whats the widest I can go on the Michelin's without any issues or rubbing. I tried looking around but had no luck. If you have a link to a previous thread please provide.

I want to keep the same look of its stance so I also wanted to ask this: as I increase tire width would I have to decrease spacer width to keep the same look I currently have?

thank you.

255/275?
255/285?
265/295?
I have 12.5mm spacers front and rear and ended up getting PSS in stock sizes. On full wheel lock, a 255 would likely just rub the fender liner with 12.5mm spacers so far as I could estimate based on the very small gap with 245's. HRE recommends a 28mm offset with 255 PSS, which is the equivalent of a 3mm spacer on the ZCP wheels. You can go 295 in the rear with no spacer. I really wish the PSS came in 285/30/19 but they don't.
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      01-12-2013, 01:16 AM   #4
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If you like the stance now, I'd play it safe and just get stock size PSS's. If you upsize you'll most likely have to lose the spacers to avoid rubbing.
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      01-12-2013, 09:28 AM   #5
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Just stick with stock sizes. Unless you are pushing your car to its limits you will likely not notice any marginal increase in grip provided by slightly wider tires.
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      01-12-2013, 09:55 AM   #6
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I have a similar setup--Dinan Stage III suspension on an E90 ZCP, with a set of Turner 12.5mm spacers all-around that I use sometimes. As you know, a lot of factors can determine whether you will get adequate clearance. Obviously my spacers are 2.5mm thinner than yours up front and 0.5mm thicker out back, and the sedan may have slightly different clearance than the coupe, but hopefully some of my info may help (this is all on OEM ZCP wheels):

Stock 245/265 Pirelli PZeros with 12.5/12.5 spacers---consistent rubbing in rear on bumps (PZeros have very square shoulders, so less clearance)

255/275 Blizzak LM60s with 12.5/12.5 spacers--occasional rubbing in rear on big bumps if back end loaded (Blizzaks have more rounded shoulders)

255/275 Michelin Super Sports with 12.5/12.5 spacers--rubbing in rear on big bumps

So, as suggested above, probably the safest bet would be to do stock-size 245/265 Super Sports if you want to still use the spacers, or ditch the spacers and upsize to 255/275 Super Sports. That's what I currently do in the summer--255/275 with no spacers on GTS wheels (just black ZCP wheels) and it looks nice and aggressive, especially with significant neg camber up front. The 255/275 setup is very common on the ZCP wheels. It seems to be the best compromise--not overly stretched on the ZCP wheels like the stock 245/265 setup is, and not oversized for the ZCP wheel width like a 295 would be out back.
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      01-12-2013, 12:54 PM   #7
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If you're lookin to save some $$$ and maintain PSS performance, I would recommend you look into vredestein. I have avant garde zcp reps (et18 in front and et25 our back) with a 245/275 setup. No rubbing at all, super agressive stance, and amazing grip. Of you're set on PSS however, I agree with the above and stick to stock sizes with the spacers.

Good luck!
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      01-12-2013, 07:48 PM   #8
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Awesome! thanks you guys.. I'll be seeing the tire shop Monday morning I should have made up my mind by then. if anyone has any other suggestions feel free to post.
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      01-15-2013, 04:04 PM   #9
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I would suggest 245/275 That is a good tire combo for your set up.
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      01-15-2013, 04:44 PM   #10
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I just bought a set PSS 255-35-19 and 295-30-19 for a set of wheels i ordered but the wheels i got are the wrong ones so now i dont know if this is a good tire size choice I made or should i send these back.
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      01-16-2013, 05:06 PM   #11
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Hey guys

I went with 255/35/19 front 295/30/19 rear. With the zcp wheels it feels amazing. I'm happy with this no rubbing at all
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      01-16-2013, 09:58 PM   #12
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Got any pics? I'm curious how that fat rubber looks on the rear. I have 275/35 on my rear ZCP.
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      01-17-2013, 03:30 PM   #13
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Ya gotta show us some pics
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      01-17-2013, 09:59 PM   #14
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Got any pics? I'm curious how that fat rubber looks on the rear. I have 275/35 on my rear ZCP.
Transfer do you have any pics of your tires? What are you running in the front? Bc my wheels should be arriving soon and I was curious how a 275/35 in the rear looks.. Do you rub at all? Thanks
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      01-19-2013, 12:14 PM   #15
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      01-19-2013, 06:18 PM   #17
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please please pics!!! im waiting on my wheels to come 255/35/19 and 305/30/19 pss on Forgestar f14s..so i can get an idea of the stance...also are you stock height or running lowering springs?
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