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Looking at tires... #21099 Jun 13, 1:46pm Jun 13, 1:46pm
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Looking at tires...
I've now got 18x7.5 rims with 42 offset and need tires.. I've got some TRD springs I'm gonna be installing on my car too..

What size tires would be recommended? 225/35? 225/40? 215/40?

I'm scared of rubbing.. Also, any suggestions on any tire in particular? I'm looking for something that'll last with decent performance.. (Price is also kind of an issue too frown )

*sigh*.. what to get.. what to get.. spineyes


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Re: Looking at tires... [Re: Selica] #21100 Jun 13, 1:53pm Jun 13, 1:53pm
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225/40 thumbsup

Re: Looking at tires... [Re: Selica] #21101 Jun 14, 8:38am Jun 14, 8:38am
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225/45 thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: Looking at tires... [Re: Selica] #21102 Jun 14, 8:39am Jun 14, 8:39am
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sorry I ment to say 225/40thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: Looking at tires... [Re: Malaysian] #21103 Jun 14, 9:44am Jun 14, 9:44am
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225/40 thumbsup
i've had great luck with nittos either 450s or 555s

i've had paradas spec 2 and kumos 712s and they seem to wear a lot faster than the nittos do also the nittos seems to grip so much better

Re: Looking at tires... [Re: celica2kgts] #21104 Jun 15, 11:46am Jun 15, 11:46am
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Originally Posted by celica2kgts
225/40 thumbsup
i've had great luck with nittos either 450s or 555s

i've had paradas spec 2 and kumos 712s and they seem to wear a lot faster than the nittos do also the nittos seems to grip so much better


How many miles did your Yoko's and Kumho's last you?


BTW, thanks guys for the help.. I think I'm gonna go with the 225/40.. Not sure which brand yet though..


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Re: Looking at tires... [Re: Selica] #21105 Jun 15, 12:21pm Jun 15, 12:21pm
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falken azenis and don't say no!

Re: Looking at tires... [Re: Steven] #21106 Jun 15, 12:32pm Jun 15, 12:32pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
falken azenis and don't say no!

i've heard good things but never had the pleasure to roll on em

on my yoko and kumos didn't even see a full summer i mean i could have gotten more out of them but i hated the road noise to damn loud for me but others may have had better luck

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