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      12-09-2010, 05:31 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Mike Clark View Post
It does snow and get cold in NC, so for right now I would put decent winter tires on the stock rims. Since you don't have the sport package, I would try to replicate that first with 17 or 18 inch rims and appropriate summer tires (no runflats). Next spring go for the the suspension, rim, and tire upgrade similar to what comes on a sport package. The BMS tuner would be great for improving throttle response and a nice set of Xenon lights would be a plus. A nice exhaust system would be a great improvement as well.
I don't plan on getting winter tires here in Raleigh. Except for the past few days, it rarely gets THAT cold, and I can't see spending money on tires when I don't think I really need to.

Is my thinking wrong here?