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  • Wider Proves to be Faster

  • …is versus the O.E. tires and wheels. To simulate the total lap time of a typical national level autocross event, we combined 2 flying laps of our standard test course. First setting a baseline reference with the factory 205/45R17 Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tire/O.E. wheel package, we then bolted on…

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  • Wider Tires on Your BMW 3 Series

  • While moderating 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…

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  • Sizing Hints for Staggered 16" Wheels

  • …The 245/45R16 runs a bit more 'true' to size and when compared with the 225/50R16 doesn't appear substantially wider when mounted on the standard 8" wheel width. Drivers looking for a distinct visual difference in appearance from front to rear should use either 205/55R16 on the…

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  • OZ Wheels

  • …work great on the street. The OZ wheels are strong and reliable and lighter weight for more performance. O.Z. has been making wheels since 1971 and not only makes wheels for street cars but F1 racing cars as well. I went with a 17X8 wheel so I could run wider, lower profile tires for crisp handling…

  • Upgrade to Aftermarket Wheels

  • …shorter to make up for the extra inch of wheel height. The wider your tires get, the more rubber you have contacting the ground, thus increasing your handling characteristics. Our Upgrade Garage provides customers with the ability to view tires and wheels on their vehicle. With the example provided…

  • E46 M3 Track Tires and Wheels

  • …by upgrading your wheels and tires and getting a "track" alignment. Wheels: Running wider wheels and tires of the same size in the front and back in a square set-up will remove some of the car's inherent understeer. We offer a few 18x9.5 35mm offset wheels designed to work with…

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  • Wider is better some of the time

  • …different tire and wheel sizes. Three identical Ford Mustang GT's were outfitting with different tire and wheel packages. Car #1 was fitted with OE 17x8 wheels with 235/55-17 tires Car #2 was on 18x9.5 Ford wheels with 245/45-18 tires Car #3 sat on the same 18x9.5" wheels with 285/40-18 tires…

  • Stunned over Hurst's New Wheel

  • …Hurst five spoke wheel for your new Camaro? Tire Rack is proud to have Hurst's new model of alloy wheel, the Stunner. The Stunner is available in both 20x9" and 20x11" (rear axle only) to give your new Camaro that classic look with low profile tires. The wider rear wheel will allow you to…


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