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      02-17-2013, 01:18 PM   #1
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Anyone with lots of miles on 245/35/19 & 275/30/19

I am running 235/35/19 & 275/30/19 and need new fronts. I have tuned out plenty of understeer with coil overs and camber plate, but not enough for my taste.

I want to change to 245/35/19 & 275/30/19 (1% difference), has anyone run that setup with long term mileage (25k+) and not had issues?
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Not a good idea. Stick with proper rolling diameters.
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i had that option for a while and my transfer case is not happy anymore...it could be due to high mileage that I have but problem started since I took that 245/275.....I am going for 235 and will have to repair transfer case...unless problem is gone after changing tires
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i had that option for a while and my transfer case is not happy anymore...it could be due to high mileage that I have but problem started since I took that 245/275.....I am going for 235 and will have to repair transfer case...unless problem is gone after changing tires
What sort of problem did you ran into??
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235
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Runs perfect

or 235
and 265
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Not a good idea. Stick with proper rolling diameters.
I am totsally with you, and learned quickly about the "rolling diameter" dynamic!

I ran PS2's 245/40 front & 275/35 rears on 18" wheels, and it totally rocked!
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Not a good idea. Stick with proper rolling diameters.
I am totsally with you, and learned quickly about the "rolling diameter" dynamic!

I ran PS2's 245/40 front & 275/35 rears on 18" wheels, and it totally rocked!
Was this on stock suspension and e92 or ? What were the wheel sizes and offsets??
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What sort of problem did you ran into??
Problems that I have is feeling like wheels are slipping specially when going on some inclined roads...My car is lowered with H&R springs.....Going for koni sport soon...my wheels are 8,5 and 9,5 and ET 38 and 36 if i am not wrong...
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