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Old 10-27-2008, 01:43 AM   #1
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What would be the optimum tire size be for a 2008 STI running in STU class? I know that 245 is the max width allowable in STU. Would the tire size change if I ran a 9" wide wheel vs. 8.5" stock wheel?
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Old 10-27-2008, 12:04 PM   #2
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245-40-18 DUNLOP STAR SPECS run the 9 inch wide wheel
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Old 10-27-2008, 01:34 PM   #3
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245-40-18 DUNLOP STAR SPECS run the 9 inch wide wheel
Thanks for your input! The only issue I have is I just bought a set of Volk RE30 in 8.5 from a friend. Is there a large advantage to running the .5" wider wheel?
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Put a 245 on the 8" or 8.5" wheel. The narrower the wheel, the less weight. 9" wide wheel has no advantages if the tire size is fixed.

And wait until next season to pick a tire. Let other people experiment, and learn from them.
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