Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Sunday September 21, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Click here to visit TireRack
Tire & Wheel Forum sponsored by The Tire Rack

Losing traction? Need new tires?
Click here to visit the NASIOC Upgrade Garage...
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Tire & Wheel

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-21-2005, 07:18 PM   #1
WRXout
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 52908
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Houston, on highway 6
Vehicle:
2005 WRX STI FTI 20G
ASPEN WHITE

Default help me with tires please for sti 235/45/r17

hey guys i was looking at this website and i chose 235/45/17 but i have no idea about tires and i want to put some nice shoes o my car but not spend to much money, which one out of 235/45/17 TIRE LIST should i choose? i dont feel like spending more than $100 a tire

THANK YOU
WRXout is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-21-2005, 10:46 PM   #2
Uncle Scotty
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 16200
Join Date: Mar 2002
Vehicle:
OK Houston
we have an Uncle

Default

Free shipping(for the moment) and no tax if you don't live in a state where they ship from....

http://www.discounttiredirect.com/di...54&rd=17&ar=45


DOOOOOOEEEEEEETTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Uncle Scotty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2005, 08:20 AM   #3
Chuck H
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 20442
Join Date: Jun 2002
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Chelmsford, MA
Vehicle:
KTR tuned 2003 WRX
VF34 equipped, 270 whp

Default

You're going to be seriously limiting your options with your $100 price cap. You have a world-class sports car there. Do you really want to handicap the performance by running crappy tires on it? Because in the end, those 4 patches of rubber on the road are the ultimate limiting factor to your acceleration, braking, and handling.

There are a lot of great tires available in that size that you could choose from, but very few of them are under $100 per tire. Contenders I'd be considering for summer tires would be:

Bridgestone Potenza S-03 ($199)
Goodyear Eagle G1 GS-D3 ($165)
Kumho Ecsta MX ($136)
Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 ($183)
Pirelli PZero Rosso ($146)
Bridgestone Potenza RE750 ($156)

For all-season tires, you're probably looking at stuff more like:

Michelin Pilot Sport A/S ($191)
Pirelli PZero Nero M&S ($131)
Sumitomm HTR+ ($83)
Brodgestone Potenza RE950 $(155)

There are loads of others available, too. Check out Tire Rack and Discount Tire, read all the reviews, and then pick something that complements the performance of your car, not necessarily just the cheapest sneakers you can find.
Chuck H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2005, 09:23 AM   #4
FriedIceCream
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 84154
Join Date: Mar 2005
Chapter/Region: TXIC
Location: Houston,TX
Vehicle:
2010 S&M WTF
Trans Purple

Default

just got advan a-046's 235/45/r17 on my 2.5rs and man these tires rock! I got them for free off a friend with an evo. yeah i know i need to be lowered.hahahah.









I think i saw this on tirerack.com for $236 each or just go ask an evo for his tires.
FriedIceCream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2005, 09:51 AM   #5
Jon Bogert
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 1133
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: SE PA
Vehicle:
09 GTR, 02 996 C4S
95 993 C4, 71 911, 04 STI

Default

Yeah, the A046s are amazing, if you can find an EVO owner switching to 18s. I got my first set with almost no miles for a very reasonable price, but now it looks like I'll have to go pay Luke for replacements.

You see them used on Evo-m but they're usually half worn out, and I only got about 8k miles of wear from them from new.

Still, absolutely unreal turn-in from such a tall sidewall.
Jon Bogert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2005, 01:43 PM   #6
lordzappo
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 67213
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Saint Louis/ Miami
Vehicle:
04 WRX STi
Java Black Pearl

Default

Toyo!!!
lordzappo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: IL Moda M1 wheels (not for Subaru), 235/45/R17 Bridgestone & Yoko tires pheidrich Private 'For Sale' Classifieds 8 08-21-2005 08:11 PM
FS: IL Moda M1 wheels (not for Subaru), 235/45/R17 Bridgestone & Yoko tires pheidrich Mid West Subaru Owners Club Forum -- MWSOC 9 08-21-2005 08:10 PM
Help me with part numbers for the STi shifter assembly please. eightballrj Transmission (AT/MT) & Driveline 0 06-28-2004 11:09 PM
Help me select tire size for stock '97 GT...please. optimusprimerib Tire & Wheel 8 08-06-2003 06:38 PM
Help me select tire size for stock '97 GT...please. optimusprimerib Legacy Forum 6 08-06-2003 11:55 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:37 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.