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Which tire sizes to with?

20x10 front and 20x11 rear, which tire sizes are recommended? im thinking of just running 255/35/20f & 285/30/20r what do you guys think?

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Your rears are gonna be hella stretched with 285's on a 20X11 wheel lol. I'm running a 295/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sports on a 20X10.5 wheel, fits awesome. Then again it all depends on the tire, every manufacture will make their tires differently, some will have meaty sidewalls like the super sports or some will be narrower.

You'll be able to pull off the 295's on the 11 inch rear. You can put a 305 also but you'll have to lower the aspect ratio to a 25 (305/25/20) instead of 30. Same will apply for the front, instead of 255/35/20 it'll have to be like 265/30/20. The rolling diameter is going to change no matter what. Michelin makes the PS2 in this size.

I recommend just plugging sizes into the tire size calculator and looking at the changes in rolling diameter, etc then choose from there. Try to stay close to stock as much as you can but remember it's still going to change no matter what you do since the sizes of the actual wheels are different from stock. Post pictures after! What wheels are you trying to go with?

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Your rears are gonna be hella stretched with 285's on a 20X11 wheel lol. I'm running a 295/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sports on a 20X10.5 wheel, fits awesome. Then again it all depends on the tire, every manufacture will make their tires differently, some will have meaty sidewalls like the super sports or some will be narrower.

You'll be able to pull off the 295's on the 11 inch rear. You can put a 305 also but you'll have to lower the aspect ratio to a 25 (305/25/20) instead of 30. Same will apply for the front, instead of 255/35/20 it'll have to be like 265/30/20. The rolling diameter is going to change no matter what. Michelin makes the PS2 in this size.

I recommend just plugging sizes into the tire size calculator and looking at the changes in rolling diameter, etc then choose from there. Try to stay close to stock as much as you can but remember it's still going to change no matter what you do since the sizes of the actual wheels are different from stock. Post pictures after! What wheels are you trying to go with?

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Thanks for the info! I went with the varrstoen es1 wheels got a good deal on them, here's a pic of 285 on the same wheel 20x11 :



Is that Hella stretched ? Hankook v12 evo tires

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Wheels/Tires:
20" Varrstoen ES1
Hankook V12 Evo's
TMS Spacers
Rolled Fenders
Gloss Black Calipers
M Caliper Decals
Exterior:
Hamann Painted Splitter
Custom Black Extension Lip
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Custom Rear Bumper Grille
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Not stretched that bad but I like to have some meat on the sides of wheels, just personal preference.

My previous tires were 285/30/20 and the inside was somewhat stretched and the bead began to leak, we tried bead sealer and it eventually leaked again. My rears were due for replacement so I bought the 295's and been very pleased with how they turned out.
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I'm getting a good deal on set of hankook v12 tires in 285 rears , I'll have too look around or just go for them and see how I like them and then make a future switch.
Thanks for all of info!

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Stoptech SS Brake Lines
Stoptech Street Brake Pads
ATE Super Blue Brake Fluid
M Sprint Booster V2
Simota CF CAI
RPi Scoops
Wheels/Tires:
20" Varrstoen ES1
Hankook V12 Evo's
TMS Spacers
Rolled Fenders
Gloss Black Calipers
M Caliper Decals
Exterior:
Hamann Painted Splitter
Custom Black Extension Lip
Hartge Painted Diffuser
Custom Rear Bumper Grille
Gloss Black Sideskirt Extensions
Gloss Black OEM Grilles
Gloss Black Side Gills
Gloss Black Vinyl Roof
Gloss Black M5 Emblem
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CF 3M Di-Noc Trim Wrap
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