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Old 11-02-2007, 07:24 PM   #1
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Question 2008 WRX Tires

The 2008 WRX uses a tire size that is not available in many of the popular tire choices. Any recommendations, since the Pirelli P-Zero Nero M+S and the Toyo Proxes 4 do not seem to be available in 205/50R17? I can't afford new rims + tires, so I need a good set to replace the RE92's that STILL come with the cars.

Based on what I read above, the choices seem limited to Yokohama Advan S4 or Michelin Pilot Sport A/S. I've never used either. Any preferences? Both are a lot more expensive than the Pirellis or Toyos.
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Old 11-02-2007, 10:58 PM   #2
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Since your wheel size is the standard Subaru 17x7, you should be able to fit a 215/45-17 tire on there with no problems. There are plenty of tires to pick from in that size.
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Old 11-02-2007, 11:16 PM   #3
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get a 225/50-17 and ya be just fine.....that is the same OD and will fit just fine
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Old 11-03-2007, 01:27 AM   #4
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Actually the 2008 tire size is 205/50R17 and there are 59 choices at the Tire Rack. A 225/45R17 would also likely fit and maintain close to the same diameter.
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