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I'm still snooping around as to what tires to jump into next...
I am currently running 20x10 all around w/ 275/30 Toyos and considering downsizing to 285/25, brand yet to be determined.

Everyone and anyone w/ aftermarket wheels please do share your
1_Wheel specs
2_Tire brand & specs

Much appreciated,
Alwin
 

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Front: 20x9" running 255/30/20
Rear: 20x11" running 305/25/20

I have Continental ContiSportContact3 tires, which are significantly louder than the stock Dunlops. I'll be switching to Bridgestone Potenza RE050 tires next. I prefer the much more squared off sidewall that the Potenzas have compared to the somewhat rounded sidewall of the Conti's.
 

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I've heard great things about the Nitto Invo's. Whenever my car actually shows up, I will be running 275/30/20's (20x10 wheel all around) and will look hard at the Nitto's and the Bridgestone's that Tx mentioned.

Also, I've run the Falken FK452's before and I wasn't happy with them. They wore VERY quickly and were quite noisy once they began to wear.
 

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20 x 9.5
275/30/20
Yokohama S.Drive
(Great Performance, less wet traction, very noisy)

Alwin seriously go with Michelin Pilot Sport PS2.
 

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Front: 20x9" running 255/30/20
Rear: 20x11" running 305/25/20

Bridgestone Potenza RE050.......Very happy with the look, feel, and noise level.
 

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Hi Sizzle

What sort of mileage do you get from your Bridgestones please ? I have the same but don't know what to expect.

Any idea what they cost in US ? IN UK they are $300+ each - might pack 4 when I am over in May !
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20" EUR SPEC RS4 OEM S5 WHEEL

265/30/ZR20 Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 - Best tire on the market
 

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275/30/20
 

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Front: 20x9" running 255/30/20
Rear: 20x11" running 305/25/20

I have Continental ContiSportContact3 tires, which are significantly louder than the stock Dunlops. I'll be switching to Bridgestone Potenza RE050 tires next. I prefer the much more squared off sidewall that the Potenzas have compared to the somewhat rounded sidewall of the Conti's.
I'm running these exact same ones (got a good deal on them, didn't actually want this brand because of exactly what you said). I too will try the RE050's next, or maybe Toyo T1R.
 

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Hi Sizzle

What sort of mileage do you get from your Bridgestones please ? I have the same but don't know what to expect.

Any idea what they cost in US ? IN UK they are $300+ each - might pack 4 when I am over in May !
Cheers
Paid $1300 for all four....
 

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I'm running these exact same ones (got a good deal on them, didn't actually want this brand because of exactly what you said). I too will try the RE050's next, or maybe Toyo T1R.
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I'm running these exact same ones (got a good deal on them, didn't actually want this brand because of exactly what you said). I too will try the RE050's next, or maybe Toyo T1R.
Have you ridden in Sizzle's car? How much quieter/smoother would you say the Potenza's are over the Conti's?
 

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Have you ridden in Sizzle's car? How much quieter/smoother would you say the Potenza's are over the Conti's?
Yeah, the Conti's feel like a hard compound in comparison -- you hear a lot of road noise, and can actually feel the roughness. The Potenza's were more like stock Dunlops.
 

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I've been running Nitto INVOs (in a 19") since I swapped wheels and ran Nitto NT555 on my FX35 for a long time, I've always been pleased with the balance between performance and comfort across the Nitto tires.

(I'll probably post a review of the INVOs in the next week or two)
 

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I'm running these exact same ones (got a good deal on them, didn't actually want this brand because of exactly what you said). I too will try the RE050's next, or maybe Toyo T1R.
You guys are lucky with your weather. If we fit T1Rs on our cars, then 200 days a year we have to 'tiptoe' around because the road is wet! Grrrr :mad:

...I'm going to 'splash-out' on some track day rims and tyres after my next big sales-win and then will have a set I can use on the track and 'pop' on in the good weather for a good 'blast' around the country lanes! That is, safely within the speed limits of course ;)
 
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