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      11-13-2011, 10:28 AM   #1
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Pilot Super Sport size decision?

I would like Ben from TireRack and others to weigh in on my final decision related to sizes for Pilot Super Sports.

I have an 2009 e92 with the factory 19" wheels. I have an ESS Super Charger on the car, so rear tire grip is always a challenge!

Now that the 265-35-19 are available for the rears & 245-35-19 for the front, I could go with true OE sizes. However, I am leaning toward going 275-35-19 rears, and 255-35-19 fronts instead of the OE size.

Thoughts?
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I would go with the 275/35/19 and 255/35/19 combination. If you're worried about grip, wider is generally better.
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I tried the popular 275/255 upsize on my 220M's but preferred the OEM sizes. I felt a very subtle change in my gearing and the car didn't feel as sharp. I was comparing PSS's. If I had 9 and 10 inch wide wheels I'd go with the upsize though. I'm not sure if 275's are going to give you more noticeable grip, I'd look at 285's in the back for more grip.
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