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Old 11-17-2010, 06:58 PM   #1
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I know everyone says go for winter tires...
But I'm crazy enough to test these on my stock rims.
We'll see what happen this winter.(I'll get 18X9 or 9.5 next spring)

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Old 11-17-2010, 07:20 PM   #2
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have fun with the squishy sidewall and wide all-seasons on the snow and ice
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Old 11-17-2010, 07:34 PM   #3
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have fun with the squishy sidewall and wide all-seasons on the snow and ice
sure Thanks much!
but u know what?
I don't drive much on the snow and ice!
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Old 11-19-2010, 02:29 PM   #4
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I just got mounted these on the stock rims.
It doesn't look too bulky.




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Old 11-20-2010, 09:02 AM   #5
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I just got mounted these on the stock rims.
It doesn't look too bulky.
Any rubbing?
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Old 11-20-2010, 11:23 AM   #6
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I have these tires on my S500 (different size) and really like them. Good snow rating but also a bit noisy. 35 profile is really low for winter though; have fun with the potholes!
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Old 11-20-2010, 12:39 PM   #7
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I have these tires as well and am quite happy with them. They did well in autocross for an all season tire, and were able to get me over a mountain pass during a blizzard. These will get you by in the snow, but only just.

Mine are 225-45-R17's though, and I also have a set of 215-45-R17
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Old 11-20-2010, 11:00 PM   #8
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Any rubbing?
not at all.
I got more room than stock cause it's 35.
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Old 11-20-2010, 11:26 PM   #9
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if ya dont keep them air'd up...ya may bend yer wheels
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Old 11-21-2010, 12:22 AM   #10
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if ya dont keep them air'd up...ya may bend yer wheels
seriously, you need to keep those suckers at around 40psi.
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Old 11-21-2010, 05:38 PM   #11
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Bend your wheels? Never heard of that. Will that really happen and why?
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Old 11-21-2010, 05:51 PM   #12
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Bend your wheels? Never heard of that. Will that really happen and why?


why do ya think really low profile tires are not such a good idea???

maybe because the only thing protection your wheels is the tire and the air in it???

the whole rubber band tire thing has caused millions and millions of bent wheels
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Old 11-21-2010, 06:01 PM   #13
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I got through a blizzard last year on these in a FWDLOL 03 Maxima. They will be fine.
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Old 11-21-2010, 06:14 PM   #14
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Bend your wheels? Never heard of that. Will that really happen and why?
Hit a pothole too hard, tire compresses all the way to the rim, rim bends.
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Old 11-21-2010, 06:20 PM   #15
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I got through a blizzard last year on these in a FWDLOL 03 Maxima. They will be fine.
did you buy 265/35/18???

if not....then your post is irrelevant
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Old 11-21-2010, 08:33 PM   #16
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Oh ok. I knew about that I thought you meant just bending over time. Sorry
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