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Hey im looking for some low profile summer tires. im going to throw them on the 18 inch pegs. i was wondering what thickness of tire you run.
i was looking at 235/40/18 but i was wondering if i could run a lower profile tire. any suggestions. (i tried searching on the search engine because i know how you guys keep hinting that i ask repetative questions)
 

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Re: What size tires are you running (p0cket penguins)

I'd be very cautious about running anything with a lower profile than the stock rubber in Boston.

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Re: What size tires are you running (p0cket penguins)

Most of the summer only tires for the 18" pegs are already low profile. Almost any of them will look less thick in the sidewall as compared to the stock pirellis. I wouldn't go with a very low profile tire do to the peg's susceptibility to denting since they are so soft. This is a quick way to a bent rim or worse. If you want a lower profile, change the rim as well.
 

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Re: What size tires are you running (Vipergtsz3)

wooot thanks alot guys. so ill stick with teh 235/40/18 then with those pirillies rosso astymetro (most likely spelled wrong) any other summer tires that you guys suggest other than that .
 

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Re: What size tires are you running (p0cket penguins)

Quote, originally posted by p0cket penguins »
wooot thanks alot guys. so ill stick with teh 235/40/18 then with those pirillies rosso astymetro (most likely spelled wrong) any other summer tires that you guys suggest other than that .
Not only spelled wrong
("assymetrico" I believe) but the worst tire imaginable.
Almost ANY other tire will be better than a P Zero on an R
 

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Re: What size tires are you running (p0cket penguins)

I'm going to avoid suggesting the research button this time despite the endless conversations you would find on this topic.

People on the board like a variety of tires for just as many reasons (cost, need, use, familiarity, etc.)

For me? Michelin Pilot Sport PS2s http://********************/smile/emthup.gif http://********************/smile/emthup.gif

But remember, with ANY summer tire, you WILL need a set of dedicated winter tires for your R (especially if you live in the Northeast). It's not really an option if you value your life, your car, lives of others (including friends, family, trees, shrubs, grass, animals, etc.)

-Eric
 
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