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m0rfious Aug 28, 7:41pm - #40282 
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Need new tires

Hi guys, I am in the market for new tires. Right now I am using the stock bridgestone tires, however the tread is just about gone. There is maybe a half an inch left all around, and its a bit uneven. I need all weather tires since I live in Maryland and would like at least the same handling, traction, and comfort that the stock tires gave me. If it is possible, I would also like to get new rims with the tires...but I would want them to be lightweight since I dont want to weight down the car. I am running on the stock 15" alloy rims right now, so maybe a lightweight alloy 16 or 17" that will only add a few more pounds. The previous owner reversed into some shrubs so the rear rims are a bit scratched up.

Anyways, I dont need the best of the best, just good tires that wont run me in debt. I have looked at tirerack.com but it wasnt really any help because I dont know which brands of tires to look at, sizes, etc...

Thanks

Justin
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Gen7fan Aug 28, 7:52pm - #40283 
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Justin,


on Tirerack.com:
Kuhmo tires, in 195/60/15. Only one or two set will come up for that size, take your pick. They get great reviews, great traction, good tread life, great price.
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m0rfious Aug 28, 8:06pm - #40284 
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Is it possible to put the GTS sized tires on the GT?
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Gen7fan Aug 28, 8:09pm - #40285 
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No because the GTS comes with 16's, the GT comes with 15's unless you got the 16's as an option.
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IcEd blUe Aug 28, 9:49pm - #40286 

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Originally Posted by m0rfious
Is it possible to put the GTS sized tires on the GT?



well if the gts had 16's and the gt had 15's then no
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