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Old 10-09-2012, 11:30 AM   #33
growling_boxer
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Join Date: Dec 2007
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Eastern PA
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2000 LGT
2007 STi

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Originally Posted by trev762 View Post
Huh:/
I said an 18x8 245/40/18 with snow tires will reduce clearance and a 17x7 with a 225/45/18 will give more clearance r u confused/
No, I'm not. But I am done. In case you forgot what you wrote...


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Winter tires on 188 u r defeating the purpose of good grip in slippery conditions not to mention risking damage due to fender well clearance issues from snow and ice buildup
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Originally Posted by VicsSTi1288 View Post
What are the advantages of doing a winter tire setup (smaller wheels) vs just swapping out the tires ?
Smaller wheel more fender well clearance to allow for snow and ice buildup plus easier to knock off access snow and ice.
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