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Old 04-14-2006, 06:38 PM
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Have an o5 vert. I bought the Steeda Ultralite rims and need new tires. Steeda said go with 275/40/18's. Which tires should I go with. I'm from MA but only drive my car April - November so I don't need an all season tire but I also don't something so soft that I'll burn them up in a year either. Thanks for the help on the subject.
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Procharger Pisc-1, 4.10 Ford Racing Gears, Diablo Tuner with Mafia, MAC Axlebacks, Steeda Ultralite 18's.
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Old 04-14-2006, 06:44 PM
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The BFG TA KDW are good dry/wet tires...not real expensive (cost me just a nudge more than the stock P ZNs).
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Old 04-14-2006, 10:31 PM
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I just recently purchased the new GoodYear Eagle F-1s and they are awesome. I got them in 255/45/18 and i look through thousands of websites comparing them to the KDW's and 90% of them said the Eagle F-1s are much much better dry and wet. But the KDW's do have a sick tread pattern, but the eagles arent too bad as well. Heres a pic.
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Old 04-15-2006, 02:13 AM
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i have steeda ultralites..

255/40/18 front and 284/40/18 rear .. i bought pirelli p-zero nero m&s.. so far they are alright.. i had the wheels on for like 3 days now.. but the bfg-s are on back order for the front 255/40's... those are the tires i really wanted.. but the wait is like 8 9 weeks.
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Old 04-15-2006, 04:29 AM
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The thickest you can run under the fenders are 295s.

However, I can get you a steal of a deal on (the tire's I'm going with) a set of 275/40/Z18 Sumitomo directional tires.

They're a decent tire, but when you factor in the cost (around $600 for the whole set) it's a wow.

If you want a pricier tire, G-Force T/A KDW (Series 2, S1s have horrid tread wear) are great, great tires. Just a tad pricey.

Either way, the 275/40s will look quite nice.
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