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Derek330xi
02-11-2002, 04:54 PM
what are the pros and cons for wider tires all around?

theblue
02-11-2002, 06:20 PM
wider tires will help with grip, but they may be louder and worst in the winter.

azn330i
02-11-2002, 08:02 PM
wider tires mean more $$$
more gas is used too........which then translates also to more $$$

330DTM
02-11-2002, 08:09 PM
Well I might've got this idea backwards, but does wider tires present high possibilities of hydro planing?

330DTM
02-11-2002, 08:16 PM
In some ways wider tires provide more grip, but the question is, how much of the time will you be cornering the car very hard?

If you only corner it moderately, I don't think there will be a difference. Take it to the track or autocross event and you probably will feel the difference.

Otherwise, it's more of a cosmetic's feature :P Wider=more aggressive look. hehee

Gamite
02-11-2002, 08:18 PM
yes, wide tires = bad times in snow.. and they're heavier..

but good traction in good weather.. great for track.

Derek330xi
02-11-2002, 10:14 PM
thanks guys, i decided to get 225/40/18 all around.

Bliss
02-11-2002, 10:18 PM
Originally posted by Derek330xi
thanks guys, i decided to get 225/40/18 all around.
nice setup*th-up* What tires are you looking at?

Derek330xi
02-12-2002, 12:37 AM
i need something that would be good all season since i am only goin gto have one set of wheels. i really like the michelin pilot sport a/s but they run about $450 each which is too expensive for me. i am deciding between the yokohama avs dB, pirelli p7000 supersport and michelin pilot XGT H4.

theblue
02-12-2002, 12:52 AM
Originally posted by Derek330xi
i need something that would be good all season since i am only goin gto have one set of wheels. i really like the michelin pilot sport a/s but they run about $450 each which is too expensive for me. i am deciding between the yokohama avs dB, pirelli p7000 supersport and michelin pilot XGT H4. I always recommend the bridgestone potenza RE950 as a good choice for all season.... I love mine to death in the snow and even at the track. Check out the reviews and ratings at tirerack.com and you'll see how popular they are. Somebody also told me they were the stock tires on the S4

Derek330xi
02-12-2002, 01:25 PM
Originally posted by theblue
I always recommend the bridgestone potenza RE950 as a good choice for all season.... I love mine to death in the snow and even at the track. Check out the reviews and ratings at tirerack.com and you'll see how popular they are. Somebody also told me they were the stock tires on the S4
yea, i looked at the re950 before too, but they don't come in 18" :(