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Hey everyone I have a question for you. I have been trying to determine what new tires I will put on my 97' R. Being that my options through tire rack are limited to all of four 205/45/17 choices. The tire rack says that going 215/45/17 or 205/50/17 will not work because of rubbing and or load. The current set I am running is P-Zero's. Any help for the confused consumer. I also plan on utilizing my stock Volan's.
 

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205/45/17 or 215/40/17 should work without rubbing. Some people have used 215/45/17 anyway, despite a bit of rubbing. You're right, there aren't many choices when it comes to tires for your car. You may also want to look at load rating before you make a choice.<P>Good luck.<P>
 

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Just wanted to let everyone know I went through the Tire rack and choose the Yokohama AVS Intermediate witht he size of 215/45/17. Great price, look good and as of yet no rubbing. But there will be some concern if I choose to get sport springs that lower the car, at that point I think there could be some rubbing.<P>Erik
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by fastsedan:<BR><B>Just wanted to let everyone know I went through the Tire rack and choose the Yokohama AVS Intermediate <P>Erik</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I had those on a stock VW 16V GLI mnay years ago. They are a great "dry" tire but were scary and dangerous in the rain and just plain worthless in any amount of snow. (this was back before I could afford dedicated snows)<P>Anyhow - <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/eek.gif"> take it easy on wet highway off ramps until you get the feel for them.<P><P>
 
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