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Old 04-07-2012, 10:01 AM   #1
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Just ordered the MSR 045 rims in Hyper black

I just ordered these rims yesterday and idk which tires to get..what do you guys think..should i get the conti dws or....? im looking for summer tires because im gonna use my stock plasti dipped tires as winter sets


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Old 04-07-2012, 10:05 AM   #2
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^ 17's or 18's?
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:20 AM   #3
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17s because i feel like the 18s would rub when i get my coilovers and i slam them
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:25 AM   #4
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The DWS is an all-season tire. It's a very good all season tire, but it still makes some compromises in the handling department so that you can at least get around in light to moderate snow if necessary. It's my tire of choice because while we do get snow here every year, it's never enough to justify having winter tires.

What you probably want are the Continental ExtremeContact DW. Kumho and Hankook are both building pretty good summer tires nowadays as well, if you're on a budget.
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:30 AM   #5
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i meant dw's lol my brother has the DWS on his svt focus and loves them.. i do too but i already have tires for the winter
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my favorite tires ive driven on were probably my goodyear fortera's but i really enjoy my nexen n5000 that i have now


only downside to the fortera's is they seemed to wear quickly
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Old 04-07-2012, 11:53 AM   #7
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Where did you buy your wheels and do you mind posting pics of your stockies plasti dipped?
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i got them from elite wheels on ebay and heres the link for my plasti dipped wheels http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...275951&page=12
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The Conti DW's are great tires, I had a set on my Cooper and they offered a huge bang for the buck.
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i think i might stick with the dw's.
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