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Old 05-04-2011, 06:33 PM   #1
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Hi, new to this forum. Question is I drive about 800 miles a week on 17 inchers (all Interstate), my commuter is an 04 coupe with the sport suspension and m68 wheels. Is it possible that instead of the staggered set-up to run 17x7.5 's all around for rotational and savings purposes. As you can tell that is about 35-37,000 per year. Thanks for your response.
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Old 05-04-2011, 07:10 PM   #2
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Wow, that is A LOT of miles per week. What I would do is look for the best tires that have a low wear percentage and get a square setup with the wheels/tires. I have 7 inch wide wheels all around with 235/45/17 and with that setup you can rotate extremely easily within half an hour. Sell the two rear staggered ones and get two more fronts.

Btw, I have all season tires which are non directional so I'm able to rotate like this


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Old 05-04-2011, 10:44 PM   #3
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I would just flip the rear tires when they start to get worn on the insides.
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