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Old 05-12-2010, 01:12 PM   #1
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what tires?

sorry 4 the question but im not to good at this subject i need a set of tires for my wheels that i should be getting tomorrow, there vb3's 18x8.5 et40 my car is lowered. eibach pro-kit with koni FSD's, any suggestions on a size? fenders are not rolled if that makes a difference.
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225/40R18 would fit with no problem

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With the Eibach pro kit you should be fine with going 235/40/18 all around.

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Yokohama S.drive or Continental ExtremeContact DWS i live in socal? or u can make a suggestion thanks! my wheels didn't come today lets hope tomorrow
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Yokohama S.drive or Continental ExtremeContact DWS i live in socal? or u can make a suggestion thanks! my wheels didn't come today lets hope tomorrow
Yokohama S drive or Continental ExtremeContact DW. You don't need DWS unless you need the added Snow capabilities. I'm partial towards the Conti's. I have ExtremeContact DW's and really like them. They are predicatble and have great dry and wet grip. Check out the TireRack tests and specs.
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I have 8" rims with 225's and it barely fills the rim.. The rim sticks out more than the tire. I've read here that people use 245 and 255 and don't rub anywhere but who knows.... Next time around I'm going 235 for my sedan.
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I would go for the S.Drive for SoCal weather... I believe the S.Drives do offer a slightly softer and stickier compound if you are a spirited driver. I personally liked my S.Drives when I had them. No issues with dry or wet traction in SoCal.

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