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Old 03-17-2010, 12:28 PM   #21
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I pulled the trigger and bought the CSLs in 18 staggered. They are on backorder so I will have to wait till middle or end of April. I have time now to decide on tire sizes. I know the recommended sizes is 225/40 in the front and 255/35 in the back. I also heard that I can do 265/35 in the back since I have the sports suspension and it isn't lowered not will I lower it in the future. Gary says that I shouldn't do 265 but there are people who say that I can. What are your opinions? I like to also thank Eddie from Modbargains with helping me in the purchase of the CSLs and even honoring the free shipping.
Ryan thank you for your order! It's been a pleasure working with you as I know that purchasing wheels can sometimes be very confusing.

Definitely, do not go beyond 235 width in the front as you'll start to run into clearance issues. I personally would stick with 255 rear if I'm at stock power levels. Adding rolling resistance is a sure fire way to create unwanted handling characteristics. If you want the extra rubber, go no bigger than a 265 rear.

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