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Old 04-12-12, 11:18 AM   #1
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ok so i need help with this! lol

1st what tire brand should i go with for low road noise and long lasting??(something that doesnt hurt the pocket book to bad lol)

2nd im going with 22s (forgiato btw) not sure what size tire meaning 30 or 35 in front and 25 or 30 in rear?? also not sure the width i should go with cuz everyone on here doesnt have the same width!! ..

oh n should i go 9 or 9.5 in front? im going 10.5 in the rear

last thing lol i keep reading about dif offsets youll use..

im confused and dont want to buy the wrong rim and not be happy with the look nor the ride! i know im all over the map with questions but hey thats what were here for right CL FAMILY! lol

really appreciate the help!!!!
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Old 04-12-12, 12:20 PM   #2
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I'm gonna go CJITTY on you and ask if you've seen this thread yet...http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls46...ls-thread.html

Most people are running 22x9 22x10.5 rims with the tire sizes of 245/30/22F and 295/25/22R being the most common... My tire of choice along with a lot of others is the Conti DWS 540 treadwear etc. there are other tire brands that are cheaper though...I'm sure jitty will chime in...
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Old 04-12-12, 12:43 PM   #3
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I'm gonna go CJITTY on you and ask if you've seen this thread yet...http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls46...ls-thread.html

Most people are running 22x9 22x10.5 rims with the tire sizes of 245/30/22F and 295/25/22R being the most common... My tire of choice along with a lot of others is the Conti DWS 540 treadwear etc. there are other tire brands that are cheaper though...I'm sure jitty will chime in...
LOL! Adam you beat me to it, I agree read thru that thread a lot good info is in there. Adam is right about the common wheel widths & tire size, I went with 255/30/22 for the fronts running Kumho Ecsta ASX KU21's, they are quiet and ride great!
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I'm running 245/30/22 on a 9.5 front & 265/30/22 on a 10.5 rear & I love it..
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lmao he said cjitty on you!! dude knows his ****!!! thanks guys i was thinkng the same..oh n whats the dif between 245 or 255 in the front?? and just curious so i dont get ripped off on tires whats a good price on those tires??
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I'm running 245/30/22 on a 9.5 front & 265/30/22 on a 10.5 rear & I love it..
time to post up pics of you car with wheels on them!
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If you are not dropped I would go with the Conti DWS. If you are dropped then go with a Pirelli or something a bit cheaper. In the end I had a really bad alignment with my Contis at stock height and they went in less than 17k . MAke sure your alignment is good. The Continentals are not available in the 255/30 so you are stuck with a 245/30. Not bad looking but the 255 fills it in better and looks better on the rim. The 245/30 has a slight stretch to it on a 9-9.5" wide wheel

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I usually run Michelin on everything but Michelin didn't have the rear size I wanted at the time but now they do so I'll be replacing my Vredesteins with Michelins.
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time to post up pics of you car with wheels on them!
I'm addressing the stance right now that's why no pics yet but soon
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I'm gonna go CJITTY on you and ask if you've seen this thread yet...http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls46...ls-thread.html

Most people are running 22x9 22x10.5 rims with the tire sizes of 245/30/22F and 295/25/22R being the most common... My tire of choice along with a lot of others is the Conti DWS 540 treadwear etc. there are other tire brands that are cheaper though...I'm sure jitty will chime in...
Thank you..thank you..thank you!! yes..what AdamLS2 said FTW!!

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I usually run Michelin on everything but Michelin didn't have the rear size I wanted at the time but now they do so I'll be replacing my Vredesteins with Michelins.

I got a 255 30 22 and 295 25 22 michelins (no pics until I get some coils, look meh without the drop, I like the rear but not the front, looks like a donk..
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lmao he said cjitty on you!! dude knows his ****!!! thanks guys i was thinkng the same..oh n whats the dif between 245 or 255 in the front?? and just curious so i dont get ripped off on tires whats a good price on those tires??
245s are 10mm less wide and have a slightly shorter overall height compared to a 255.

245s have a load index typically around 92, which is too low for the weight of our cars and will wear faster and you need to maintain good pressure. 255s have a load rating around 95 which is an acceptable load rating and it has a good plus size matchup to the stock 235/50/18 tires.

I had to put 245s on because i wanted to use Continental DWS tires, but they do not make a 255 size..I initially had 265/30/22, but I ended up rubbing slightly on the front control arm and the outer fender..245s are 20mm less wide than the 265s. click my links in my signature below for in depth write ups for more information
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anybody tried 235/30/22 & 265/30/22? they are the only sizes avail now in the Pilot Super Sports in 22".
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Thats going to be stretched. Is your car slammed?? I would wait a bit longer before going with the Super Sports. They just started production 7 months ago and the sizes are limited.Give them another year and they will be like Pirelli or Falken where they pretty much make every imaginable size
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i have 235/30/22 (F) and 285/25/22 (R) and it rides great
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