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      09-20-2010, 05:53 PM   #1
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Upping front tire size

I have the competition package wheels only, so the car is not lowered 10mm. The front wheels are 9" wide currently with 245/35-19 Pilot Sport Cup tires, my street and track choice. I'd like to match the front with the rear and so I would like to kick up the front tires to 265/35-19. Will they clear the fenders and suspension? If someone has per chance done this, how is the tramlining on the highway? Thanks.
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      09-20-2010, 07:17 PM   #2
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I'd get 255/35 19"
I have 265/30 now
Lost a lot of feel when I switched from stock
Also bigger tire 255/35 vs 245/35 means you fill up the fender better
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I have the competition package wheels only, so the car is not lowered 10mm. The front wheels are 9" wide currently with 245/35-19 Pilot Sport Cup tires, my street and track choice. I'd like to match the front with the rear and so I would like to kick up the front tires to 265/35-19. Will they clear the fenders and suspension? If someone has per chance done this, how is the tramlining on the highway? Thanks.
If anythign 265-30-19
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      09-20-2010, 07:44 PM   #4
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Seems like the consensus is that the 26.3" diameter rear tire is a little too tall for the front, and you'll rub a little on the inner fender liner at full lock. Better off going with a 26" tire (255/35-19) or the 265/30-19, which is shorter than stock by about a half inch
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265/30 and 295/30 that is good????????
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      09-20-2010, 09:15 PM   #6
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Thanks for all the quick responses....I appreciate it!
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      09-20-2010, 10:39 PM   #7
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I run 275/30 up front even with AD08s which have a very square shoulder and it only rubs under extreme load when cornering (not lowered.) If I were to do it again, though, I go with 265/30 or 255/35 (the latter being paired with 285/30 in the rear, the GTS setup.)
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255/35 is the way to go! Unless you want max grip for a trade off in steering feel then 275/30
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      09-21-2010, 03:42 PM   #9
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my 285/255 ps2 setup is amazing... i would HIGHLY recommend it!
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