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      08-23-2012, 04:35 PM   #1
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Question ???235/35 R19 on the fronts

guys, any thoughts on running this set up.. of course we are talking about m5 reps 35et on the front and 38 on the rears.

so for clarity:

235/35 front vs 225/40
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I have 235/35/19 in front on M5 reps
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yea but with 255 on the rears... I know u have 265/30 and supersports but I was thinking 235/35 255/35..

thnks for ur input anything helps
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need more input as far as looks wise..

235/35 r19 fronts 35Et

255/35 r19 rears 38Et
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245/35 (25.8") and 255/35 (26.0") are closer in size than a 235/35 (25.5").


245/35 and 255/35 are my choice, closest to stock height (25.9") I've found.
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245/35 (25.8") and 255/35 (26.0") are closer in size than a 235/35 (25.5").


245/35 and 255/35 are my choice, closest to stock height (25.9") I've found.
nice write up! thanks for the input. heres what im about to run:
235/35, 255/35
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nice write up! thanks for the input
Sure thing. The tool below is a great link for comparing sizes.

http://www.rimsntires.com/specs.jsp

Don't get me wrong I really like the look of the 235/35, but 1/2" is a BIG difference.
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Sure thing. The tool below is a great link for comparing sizes.

http://www.rimsntires.com/specs.jsp

Don't get me wrong I really like the look of the 235/35, but 1/2" is a BIG difference.
thats what i thought too.. too bad i pulled the trigger on the 235's..at the time it was between 225 and 235..

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Can you upload more photos how the car look.. Im getting the same rims on the same car and color..
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why not 235/40 fr and 265/35 rr?
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Can you upload more photos how the car look.. Im getting the same rims on the same car and color..
yea i got more pics im uploading now bare with me, theyre not so much of the whole car
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why not 235/40 fr and 265/35 rr?
i held back on the 40 profile JUST to be even with the rears and less squared look.. 35 front and back thought it would look better on the rim itself too imo.

i could have ran 265/35 on the rears but i was trying to keep the tire width within close range. 225/40, 255/35 OEM specs>theres about 1 3/16 inch difference.. width on the rim setup has inch apart 8.5-9.5 clearly. so i just wanted to match those figures as well. correct me if im wrong, 235/255 matches that inch difference and i was happy with the comparison of the tires (off the car-top to bottom view) as you can see here. OVERALL, it was personal preference.. although 245/265 dnt sound bad either..
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Smile 235/35 f 255/35 r

the tires are great and the setup i went with as i have explained earlier is my preference. Need lowering asap! . pardon my flipflop and the stray pup
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guys, any thoughts on running this set up.. of course we are talking about m5 reps 35et on the front and 38 on the rears.

so for clarity:

235/35 front vs the 225/40
255/35 rear
What's the advantage of running the undersized/wider front instead of factory's recommended 225/40?
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What's the advantage of running the undersized/wider front instead of factory's recommended 225/40?
what do you think unless you really dont know ill answer
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Just wondering as I've seen few F30'ers on this forum using the same size for the fronts already.
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well in general running a thinner tire gives you less tire sway when cornering and improves handling overall. wider tires will cover more ground when cornering or take off for the rear, which grip the road better and also improve handling.

soo the advantage is better handling.
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