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Old 05-17-2010, 05:26 AM   #1
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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?


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Old 05-18-2010, 05:34 PM   #2
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I didn't have a problem running that size in the Falken Azenis RT-615.
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^^^Stock suspension and wheels.

What wheels are you going to use?
That's probably the biggest factor.
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remember hoosiers run a bit bigger then what they say :)
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Old 05-18-2010, 06:00 PM   #4
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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?
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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.
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Came and had them mounted. A wide tire! Test fit a no rubbing while parked, find out tomorrow how they do around the cones.
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awesome! let us know how it goes man.
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