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      12-11-2009, 04:57 PM   #1
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Mixing 35/40 profile tires

Anyone see any problems with having 245/40 on front and 265/35 on the rear?
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usually there wouldn't be much problem associated with it. Maybe a slightly less accurate speedometer, and slightly different tread wearing, but nothing to be concerned about. Why are you considering this? Just Curious!
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Speedo depends on the rear tire size. It'll be fine it's just the front sidewall will be larger and look a little funny.
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usually there wouldn't be much problem associated with it. Maybe a slightly less accurate speedometer, and slightly different tread wearing, but nothing to be concerned about. Why are you considering this? Just Curious!
I'm thinking of getting a set of Vrederstein Utrac Sessantas for my track/autox wheels. I have a set of 18" stock OEMs currently with PS2 245/40 and 265/40.
The Vreds only have 265s in 35. They have 245 in 40 but not in 30,35.
So I'm looking at 245/40 front and 265/35 rear.

I could go 275/35 and 255/35 for matching profiles.

Which would be better, stay with stock 265/245 balance or go a little wider 275/255 and same profile?
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Why not 255/40, 275/40?
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Why not 255/40, 275/40?
They don't have a 275/40
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I would get 245/40, 285/35
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I would get 245/40, 285/35
I'm limited by the 18" sizes

Did you mean 245/40 275/35?

Any reason why you would pick mixed profile 245/40, 275/35 over 255/35,275/35?


here are the 35 sizes
215/35 ZR 18 84 Y XL
255/35 ZR 18 94 Y XL
265/35 ZR 18 97 Y XL
275/35 ZR 18 99 Y XL
295/35 ZR 18 103 Y XL

and 40's

225/40 ZR 18 92 Y XL
235/40 ZR 18 95 Y XL
245/40 R 18 93 Y
245/40 ZR 18 97 Y XL
255/40 ZR 18 99 Y XL
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Go with the 255/40. You won't notice the difference. It's just 10 mm difference.
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