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steve35svt 05-17-2010 05:26 AM

May have no choice
 
How bad will a Hoosier 225/45/17 rub with a stock SVT suspension? I have used Kuhmo V710's in that size without problem. The issue is the used tire dealer I go though is not seeing V710's this year or 40 series Hoosiers. Got plenty of 45's though. So if I have to run that size how bad will it be?

WD40 05-18-2010 05:34 PM

I didn't have a problem running that size in the Falken Azenis RT-615. [dunno]
http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=84742
^^^Stock suspension and wheels.

What wheels are you going to use?
That's probably the biggest factor.

GodLovesUgly 05-18-2010 05:42 PM

remember hoosiers run a bit bigger then what they say :)

WD40 05-18-2010 06:00 PM

True, but so do the RT-615s. [;)]
They ran wider, yet shorter than your average run of the mill 225/45/17.
Got specs on the Hoosiers?

steve35svt 05-18-2010 08:31 PM

Was told by the dealer today same height as the V710's (in 225/45/17) but a little wider. Ordered today any way to hopefully have for this weekend. And the Kuhmo's were almost the same height as me street 215/45/17,s. Will know soon in any case.

GodLovesUgly 05-22-2010 10:22 AM

have fun!!

steve35svt 05-22-2010 08:14 PM

Came and had them mounted. A wide tire! Test fit a no rubbing while parked, find out tomorrow how they do around the cones.

GodLovesUgly 05-22-2010 10:59 PM

awesome! let us know how it goes man.

Juantron 05-24-2010 10:41 AM

So how'd you do?

focusedaddiction 05-24-2010 11:14 AM

yes, how'd they work out for you?....vid.s & pic.s?


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