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Old 02-24-2005, 02:10 AM   #1
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Bfgoodrich KDW rubbing

Just switch from Toyos T1S to BFGoodrich KDW's and suddenly have rubbing on the rear wheels. I've had 235/35/19 nittos and toyos on my sedan before with out any problem but with the same size BFGoodrich KDW's it's rubbing.

Had to put my coilovers to use and raise the rear alittle bit. Just wanted to give a heads up to anyone considering the BFGoodrich with a low ride.

If anyone cares, the set of 4 KDW's cost me $777 at American Tire Depot in Tustin, CA.

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1st is the rear ride height that was rubbing
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3rd is after the rear was raised, no rubbing at that height
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Old 02-24-2005, 02:12 AM   #2
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yeah, they run a bit wider then most that size and the shaoe of the sidewall is more square, they ride great though!
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yeah, they run a bit wider then most that size and the shaoe of the sidewall is more square, they ride great though!
I didn't realize the shape till after I bought them yesterday. Everything I've read about them seem to be good.
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toyos are rounded off more... i liek the BF but cause of that i might not be able to run them granted your car is SLAMMED compared to what mine will be
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How many miles can you expect out of these BFG KDWs? Out here in Phoenix, a summer tire is a year-round tire....
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How many miles can you expect out of these BFG KDWs? Out here in Phoenix, a summer tire is a year-round tire....
I'm expecting about 30k miles. My Toyos got about 30k but the KDWs have a higher rating, UTQG 300 AA A. I hope to get 35-40k miles.
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I'm expecting about 30k miles. My Toyos got about 30k but the KDWs have a higher rating, UTQG 300 AA A. I hope to get 35-40k miles.
thanks, I'm looking at those same tires too. They look great and reviews are awesome.
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