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Old 08-23-2005, 12:49 AM   #1
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2005 Grey STi

Default 255 or 245 x 17 on 8.5"w rims?

Hey all, I have an 05 sti. Will be ordering new tires/wheels for some very light winter driving. I'm going with 8.5" wheels (have a jeep for when there is real snow). My debate is 245x40 or 255x40. The 255 seems to be the exact same diameter as the stock tires, but I don't want to rub. The tires will be pirelli m&s.

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Old 08-23-2005, 02:48 AM   #2
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dont quote me no this, but i thought for a snow tire, thinner was better?
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Old 08-23-2005, 12:52 PM   #3
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If it is not going to see snow and these are going to be for winter why spend the money on wide wheels and tires during the non performance season? Get some wide wheels with summer tires and put all seasons on the stockers.
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