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stock everything: tire size?

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OFFLINE   jojo69

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Hey, so stock tires from 2012 when I bought the car are on their way out...

Need something new for the summer.

 

OEM 2012 wrx are 235/45/17.

 

I will robably go with 1 of those tires:

 Continental Extreme contact DW
 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
 BFG gforce Sport Comp-2

 

I want to fill in the gap a bit or get a 'beefier' tire so to speak.

What tire size would work best? I don't care so much about speedo being off etc...

 

255/40 seems too much

235/40 or 245/40 would seem viable options

 

245/45 could work too. nasioc has tried it and reports of no rubbing on stock everything.

 

What say  tire gurus on Mainely (or suggestions of other combos)?

 

 

 





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OFFLINE   CoupedUpSubie

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I'd either go stock or 245/45. It also depends on what you want to pay. The Conti DW's are going to be the cheapest, PSS are probably going to be the tires at the high end. I just put stock size Toyo Proxes 4 Plus on the BRZ.

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OFFLINE   Marino

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+1 on the Michelin PSS, love them


2005 Subaru WRX

 

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