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      03-19-2008, 06:13 PM   #1
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What config rides better?

19's with 35/30 series w/H&R springs vs. 17's/RFT on sport.

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      03-19-2008, 06:20 PM   #2
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Any non-runflat tire rides better than runflats end of story
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Rides? I have 19s with H&R sport, and to me it rides a bit more 'sporty' than oem sport w/oem RFTs. Drives? It drives a hell of a lot better with my current setup. I love that I can still drive it like stock, not worry about potholes, dips etc. Thats why I went with 19s instead of 20's. 02c
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I'd say the 19" non-RFT and springs would be smoother ride. However, you'll want to upgrade the shocks at some point, IMO
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Thanks guys! Sounds to me like I need to do some spring shopping!
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