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Old 02-23-2005, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default How will 225/50/16 on stock WRX wheels perform on track?

Like the title said, how's the side wall flex? Assuming tires have pretty stiff side walls, either Kuhmo MX or Falken Azenis Sport.
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Old 02-23-2005, 06:57 PM   #2
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Well the Falkens don't come in that size. But the MX does. On the 16x6.5 rim it is still doable. And while it could benefit from a larger rim. It will still perform very well. I would recommend the 215/45/16 Azenis over the Kumho, due mostly to the gearing advantage.
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Would it look odd since the wheels are an inch smaller?
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ehhh ... they kinda balloon out at the sides a bit. (225x50/16)
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Old 02-24-2005, 02:27 AM   #5
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how will that affect performance wise. Minimal or negligible?
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