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      05-01-2012, 01:23 PM   #1
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New Wheels - Now what tires?

I just got my new wheels in the mail!


The wheels are 19x8.0 et 35 front and 19x9.0 et 38 rear.

Which tire setup should I go with (Conti DW's):

1) 235/35/19 front and 265/30/19 rear with a -3 rolling diameter difference
2) 225/40/19 front and 255/35/19 rear with a 0 rolling diameter difference

Ideally the 0 rolling diameter would be better for the transfer case, but would the smaller width tires look stretched on 8" and 9" wheels?

(Yes I know this is a tire topic, but I wanted to post here to get input from the XI/X Drive group!)

Last edited by zipstic; 05-01-2012 at 08:45 PM.
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