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Old 03-02-2007, 11:29 AM   #1
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Tire question

I was running 245/35/19 in the front ... will 255/35/19 work in the front without any rubbing issues? Any adv/disadv of going a bit wider in the front?
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BTW I think you might have some troubles. 245/35 rubs on full right lock for me. Offsets will make a difference too.
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Old 03-02-2007, 03:33 PM   #3
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speedometer difference 1.05% too slow
diameter difference 1.04%

When changing tire sizes, we recommend staying within 3% of the diameter/height of the original tire. Any more than this and you face the risk of brake failure.
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Depends on the suspension, width of the rims, offset of the rims, tire model.

Advantages: Decreased braking distances, decreased understeer, more wheel protection.

Disadvantages: Decreased hydroplaning resistance, increased tramlining, decreased understeer (can be hazardous with certain suspension setup and driver skill).

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