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Old 04-12-03, 11:49 PM   #61
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Well, for your new tires if the roads are in bad shape you should probaly go with the fat set-up... If they are nice then go with spec.. Also if you tire is balding towards the side of the tire I think you need to put some air in that biotch....
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Old 04-13-03, 03:21 AM   #62
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Also, different tires (brand/model) will have a different "look" in terms of "roundness" of the edge no matter the size of the tire and wheel width....So Brand-X in 275 on a 10" wide wheel might look more "square" then Brand-Y in 275 on a 10" wide wheel...

Nitto (555 Extreme) tend to be very "square" tires...
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Old 04-13-03, 06:13 AM   #63
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Manaray, Thats exactly what I was trying to get at in the beginning of this post, which brand 285/30 would have a more verticle sidewall than others. I geuss I just wasnt wording it correctly. So the Nittos are pretty verticle tires huh. What sizes are you running again, and on what width wheels? Thanks
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A fat set-up would be and 245/40 in the front and a 275/35 in the rear.... You have a regular set-up that any Joe-shmo rim shop would give someone.
GS4DOUGIE, you have a funny setup, normal setup for the front, but phat setup for the rear. the spec one would be 275/30/19 for the rear. but then you have a better ride then others, good
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After alot of thought and going back and forth, I ended up going with the 245/35/20 F and 275/30/20 R, I went with the SO3's. I was just about to go with the 255/285 set up, but all I could think about is how I couldnt get rid of that last bit of rubbing on my last set, which was 255/285. I think this one step lower size will do the trick. Hopefully they won tlook stretched on the wheels, we'll see next week.

THanks for all of the input
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Old 04-14-03, 08:14 PM   #66
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No problem Pimpster.. I hope it works out for you.. Goodluck..
But I really don't see you having any problems since your car is dropped like mine and I forgot what rubbing sounds like now...
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conservative setup sometimes works better
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conservative setup sometimes works better
Exactly, I hope so anyhow. I figured I already had the agressive set up, and dealt with all of the rubbing issues for the last year. WIth all of the comfort that is lost in a Lex when slammed, with 20's, and sways, etc., I hope to gain at least the availability to have passengers without hearing that damn rubbing sound.
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without hearing that damn rubbing sound.
What's that???
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What's that???
rubbing?
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Old 04-15-03, 05:23 PM   #71
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Yeah, whatever that is.......
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