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Old 05-16-2004, 10:01 PM
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Well, the steel belt is starting to show through my Eagle GTII'*. I wish they still made that style. What'* your favorite type of tire? The Goodyear site only shows four types in this size, and they all have that vertical serrated sidewall that i don't like. The main things i want are a cool looking tread pattern and a quiet ride.
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Nittos have some neat patterns, and are high performance.

Michelin Pilot sport A/* have michelin men on the ***** i've heard.
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So do my Energys, cept he is on every second ****.

I dont like those Michelins...Energy that is

Toyos are pretty good too
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Michelin Pilot sport A/* have michelin men on the ***** i've heard.
Yeah, my tires wave at me. Keep them narrower than 245, though. They'll rub.
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Originally Posted by jwikoff99
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Michelin Pilot sport A/* have michelin men on the ***** i've heard.
Yeah, my tires wave at me. Keep them narrower than 245, though. They'll rub.

you are saying that if the tires are 245 they will rub. i'm just wondering because i just got some 18" wheels and that is the size tire they say is recommended for my car.

I like Nittos, and Toyos
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My 245/50 R17'* rub just a bit at a full lock turn. Otherwise, they are fine. It has never really bothered me. If you would worry about it, get 235'*.

It depends on the offset, too. If the wheels are set out further, 245'* wouldn't rub.
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well see i'm wondering because mine are going to be 245 45/18 is this good or bad?
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Don't worry too much. Just try not to do any crazy manuvers with the steering cranked.
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whoa now......remember i'm the stock monster, so i'm stickin with the P225/60ZR16
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check out the Firestone Firehawk SZ50 EPs... my next investment...
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