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Old 04-14-2016, 01:21 PM   #141
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Old 04-14-2016, 01:49 PM   #142
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265?!?
it was a general question for 19x9" wheels, not specific to GTI
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Old 04-14-2016, 01:54 PM   #143
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ohhh ok, was gonna say lol.
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Old 04-15-2016, 02:47 AM   #144
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gotcha so 265 for the beefier look? not looking for perpendicular, i want the tire side wall to poke out slightly past the wheel lip as in the photo
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Old 04-15-2016, 04:58 AM   #145
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post pics if you do get it mounted. sounds like b8 audi fitment.
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Old 05-18-2016, 11:04 AM   #146
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just picked up a set of 255 re71r's
How do these fit? Do you think they would be okay on a stock suspension setup?
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Old 06-05-2017, 06:53 AM   #147
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What would be the best option for drag racing? Must be street legal
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Old 06-10-2017, 08:42 PM   #148
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Hey Sonny, awesome post for starters. I'm looking into the Potenza RE-11 for a summer tire for some wheels i'm looking at getting. Wheel size I am thinking about is 17x8.5 with +25 offset and I was trying to find a tire that will work with that setup. Any ideas? Also, I have gone with a cheaper tire in the past and of course, it showed in handling and grip. I would like to get a really solid set of street tires this time around and also and advice for a winter tire setup would be great. Thanks.
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Looking for advice. Currently have 225/40/18 P-zero tires. I had the P-zero nero's before but bought these thinking they were same, their not.
I'm looking for a good tire that i can get at least some traction in 1st and second gear ( got the F23 Frankenturbo). Not too noisy and good wet weather characteristics (I live in Florida). I'm ok with going up to 235 or 245 but I have DG springs so its a little lowered, and I have the flush mount spacer kit (but can take those out). Any ideas?
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:09 AM   #150
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Looking for advice. Currently have 225/40/18 P-zero tires. I had the P-zero nero's before but bought these thinking they were same, their not.
I'm looking for a good tire that i can get at least some traction in 1st and second gear ( got the F23 Frankenturbo). Not too noisy and good wet weather characteristics (I live in Florida). I'm ok with going up to 235 or 245 but I have DG springs so its a little lowered, and I have the flush mount spacer kit (but can take those out). Any ideas?
go to tirerack, click on ultra summer performance and 200 series UTQG and review the options and read reviews. you can even filter the reviews for volkswagen to see what their FWD experience is.
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Old 07-19-2019, 11:22 AM   #151
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235/40 is 8mm taller than 225/40. You might gain a little extra grip from the wider tire but steering will be number. If you want to keep the flush mount kit I would stick with 225/40. You'll also have much better tire selection/pricing. For a daily driven Florida car I'd recommend the Michelin PS4S. Very grippy tire with excellent wet traction and good tread life. You could go with a more dedicated performance tire, but tread life and noise will be much worse, as well wet weather traction.
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Old 07-22-2019, 05:52 PM   #153
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I got the Pilot Sport 4S in 235/40/18.
So much better traction. The steering feels the same. It does fill the wheel well a little more but so far I really like them.
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