Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Thursday April 24, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Click here to visit TireRack
Brakes & Suspension 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 > Brakes, Steering & Suspension

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 06-10-2002, 04:29 PM   #1
guinsu
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 18756
Join Date: May 2002
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Vehicle:
2002 WRX Wagon
Blue

Default Good 16" AutoX/Street tire size for Wagon

Yes, I know another tire post. I just went to an autocross race yesterday and now I need more grip I'm going to pump my tires up a bit more for next time, but if that doesn't work I'd like to get something else. I'm actually leaning towards getting the FM901, since the Azenis seem to be out of stock a bunch of places and I liked my SP5000's on my old Honda. My question is what size should I get if I want good handling for autocross? Stock is 205/55/16 right? I was thinking of going a bit wider to 215/45/16, its about the same overall diameter as the orginal tire. It won't be too wide for the wagon will it? I know there are other tire brands, but to keep from going insane reading more posts I am just going to say its either Dunlop or Falken for me.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
guinsu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2002, 05:00 PM   #2
GQ
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 4830
Join Date: Mar 2001
Chapter/Region: SCIC
Location: San Diego, CA
Vehicle:
12 DucatiSF/Abarth
Red/Nero

Default

I am very impressed with the Yokohama AVS Intermediate. They are an older tire design, but have much grip. Much better than the last set I had(Kumho's). The treadlife is only 160, and the tire rack doesn't have them in a 215/45-16, but they do have them in 205/55-16. They are only $58.00 each. Great tire for track days or autocross. I strongly recommend them for this...Rob"GQ"
GQ 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
Street / Track tire size for WRX on 16" rims? tittykaka7 Motorsports 51 05-08-2010 08:58 PM
What's the best tire size for 16" rims? blazerwrx Tire & Wheel 1 03-20-2006 12:46 AM
Racing Tire Size to Street Tire Size mav1c Brakes, Steering & Suspension 0 11-18-2002 03:16 PM
Tire sizes for 16" Forester mags for MY93 hobun2 Brakes, Steering & Suspension 0 04-14-2002 11:47 PM
18" P1s -- weights, max tire size for wagon wrxdriver Brakes, Steering & Suspension 5 06-07-2001 12:58 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:23 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.