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  • Plus Size Wheels & Tires | Tire Rack

  • …Equipment (O.E.) tires and wheels. This increase in weight can lead to longer stopping distances, as well as increased suspension and brake wear. Here's How We Do It! We select O.E. equivalent tire diameters and load capacities by matching wider, lower profile tires with wider, larger diameter…

  • Wider Proves to be Faster

  • …package, we then bolted on the 255/40R17 Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec tires on 17x9.0 TRMotorsports C3 wheels and ran a few comparison laps. With nothing else done to the car, and no real tuning done to optimize tire performance, we went well over 2 seconds a lap faster, on a 55-second course.…

  • Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series

  • …the BMW forums, one of the most common questions I answer is in regards to upgrading tires to a larger size. Using a wider size on the same wheel while maintaining the same overall diameter is known in the tire industry as "plus zero" sizing. This is typically done to get a larger contact…

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  • Winter Truck Tires

  • …Winter Tires." For wider, lower profile fitments like the BMW X5 and Porsche Cayenne I recommend the Pirelli Scorpion Ice & Snow or Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60 in cases where the DM-V1 is not available. When the time comes to purchase passenger truck tires, light truck tires or tires for your…

  • GMC Acadia Tires

  • …size and is curently rated somewhat higher than the Original Equipment (O.E.) tire. With such limited options, what else can be done? Optional size 265/60-18 is a viable alternative. This is about 4/10" wider and about 1/2" shorter than the O.E. size. Many top rated options are available…

  • Late Model Corvette Tires

  • …was engineered to have a tire that is one inch taller in the rear. Winter / Snow Tires To make matters worse, we have many customers looking for winter / snow tires for their Corvette and they're surprised to find that their options are extremely limited. The summer tires that are Original Equipment…

  • Shaving Tires for Competition Use

  • tire for track events or autocross.* Tire shaving will allow a wider contact patch vs. a tire "wore down"* Tire shaving reduces tire weight by a few pounds* Tire shaving will reduce tire squirm, allowing better tire response and corner handling* Tire shaving will reduce heat build up* Tire

  • All-season tires in warmer climates?

  • tires. For example, consider the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280. All the Mercedes Original Equipment tires are fast-wearing summer tires. Coupled with the fact that you can't rotate (rear wheels and tires are wider) it's difficult to get decent tread wear. Try Ultra High Performance All-Season tires

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  • Hydroplaning: the Role Tires Play | Tire Rack

  • …speed, vehicle weight, tire width, tread depth and tread design. It depends on how much water has to be removed, how much weight is pressing down on the tires and how efficient the tread design is at evacuating water. While deeper water, higher speeds, lighter vehicles, wider tires, less tread depth…

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  • Winter Tires for Your Fifth-Generation Camaro SS

  • …a Camaro SS looks better with bigger wheels and wider tires. * Driving Temperament - If you occasionally mash your pedal and go through your gears quickly when the light turns green, you might be happier with a Performance Winter / Snow tire's balance of cold, snow and bare pavement performance.…

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  • Scion Tires and Wheels for the tC

  • …Assetto Gara $172* Each of the four options will work with your 225/45-18 Original Equipment tires and accept the O.E. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors. If you prefer the look a wider tire, both 235/45-18 and 245/40-18 are compatible sizes. The 235/45-18 won't provide enough…

  • E46 M3 Track Tires and Wheels

  • …once a year just make sure your tires and brakes are in good shape. If you're heading to the track every weekend then fix the car's understeer by upgrading your wheels and tires and getting a "track" alignment. Wheels: Running wider wheels and tires of the same size in the front…

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  • Volvo Tires for my 2004 XC70

  • …During the summer, fall and spring, I run a performance summer tire on a much wider wheel. In the past, I have run a variety of wheel diameters and at this time I have the Sumitomo HTR Z II on my vehicle. I decide to use summer tires for two reasons: * I drive aggressively when possible. * I am…


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