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I am getting a set of used Volans for my 855. I am just wondering what tires people use, and what PSI you run? Any other input also would be great.<P>
 

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The 850R or a lowered 850 can take 205/45 or 215/40. You should be able to use 215/45 on a stock ride height 850. As for tire pressure, wait for a Volan owner to respond. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/wink.gif"> I would guess upper 30s.<P>
 

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Hi, I have a '96 850R on volans and 205/45 P zeros. I have kept my tires at 45 psi since first owning the car with no problems (i.e. bent rims).
 

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Hey,<P>I run 215/45-17 Yokohama AVSi tires at about 38psi. Have same suspension setup as you; Bilsteins, ipd rear overload coils.<BR>Slight rub at full steering lock, never happens during "normal" driving. No rub anywhere else with this setup.<BR>I wouldn't bother with 205/45 tires, too fragile in the sidewall.<P>I'm about to drop my car with H&R Sport Springs, I'll post results here. <P>Good Luck!<BR>Adam<BR>'96 855R<BR>Bilsteins, Supersprint, K&N, Bosch+4, E-code headlamps
 

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i used to run 32 psi on 205-45-17 pzero assym...result? 4 blown tires (albeit city paid for cost after claim). now i run at least 36...usually 38 on bridgstone s-02 pp. i would run anything above 36...too low and u'd have easy blow outs (although i doubt if i had run it over at higher psi it would've made any diff). 38~42 should be good.
 

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oh, and i have bilsteins hd and ipd springs on all four...i'm waiting to get fenders lipped (the 215-45-17 are slightly rubbing up front)...215-40-17 may not be thick enough (or have high enough load rating) for our wagons...
 

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Cool, thanks for the input. I should be getting the wheels on monday (tomorrow) <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> .<P>I will post pics after I get them put on.<P>
 
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