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      10-29-2013, 10:58 PM   #1
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What tires are you putting on your 20s on the F10?

I would guess the top 2 choices would be the Continental ExtremeConctact DWS vs the Michelin PSS.

Unfortunately the Michelin A/S 3 is not available for the sizes needed for the 20" application.

For OEM wheels of 20x8 in the front and 20x9 in the rear, I am assuming most go with 245/35/20 and 275/30/20 (or maybe 285/30/20).
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Michelin PSS, the climate where i live is more or less summer all year round.
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245/35/20 & 285/30/20.. I have Hankok's EVO 12. Amazing handling and really quiet. Probably the best bang for your buck..

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245/35/20 & 285/30/20.. I have Hankok's EVO 12. Amazing handling and really quiet. Probably the best bang for your buck..

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Thanks. Good feedback. Btw, how are your AG wheels holding up? Beautiful car
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You must have me confused with someone else. I have forgestars CF10s... All F10s are pretty the way I see it though

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Toyo T1S has worked great for me
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If you go with 285 on the rear, you should go with 10-11 for wheel size. 9 is too narrow.
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If you go with 285 on the rear, you should go with 10-11 for wheel size. 9 is too narrow.
Good advice. Tire calculators show that the 275 aspect is a 10"+ width.
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I would guess the top 2 choices would be the Continental ExtremeConctact DWS vs the Michelin PSS.

Unfortunately the Michelin A/S 3 is not available for the sizes needed for the 20" application.

For OEM wheels of 20x8 in the front and 20x9 in the rear, I am assuming most go with 245/35/20 and 275/30/20 (or maybe 285/30/20).
Hey I did you not get my PM for the quote on Michelin A/S tires in 245/35/20 and 275/30/20?

The Michelin tires are great. But if you want more of a summer performance tire then the hankook v12 tires are a great bang for your buck!
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Hey I did you not get my PM for the quote on Michelin A/S tires in 245/35/20 and 275/30/20?

The Michelin tires are great. But if you want more of a summer performance tire then the hankook v12 tires are a great bang for your buck!
Yes, thank you so much for that quote! I believe the standard A/S tires are not that well reviewed. I was trying to get into A\S 3s; however, it seems that they are not available in the 20" sizes we need for the F10. That prompted me to start this thread. I know the A/S 3 is available for the 19 staggered set-up.
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Thanks buddy. I guess they may be comparable to the popular Hankook?

The tire debate may be the difference to me for either staying with 19" wheels or stepping up to 20". I know people say the Conti's are soft, but maybe that may work well for comfort with a 20" wheel. I guess a softer sidewall could lead to wheel bending as well .
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Yes, thank you so much for that quote! I believe the standard A/S tires are not that well reviewed. I was trying to get into A\S 3s; however, it seems that they are not available in the 20" sizes we need for the F10. That prompted me to start this thread. I know the A/S 3 is available for the 19 staggered set-up.
Ahh okay. Yes the A/S 3s are not available in your size. There are other good A/S tires out there that would fit your 20" setup I could get you pricing on. But if you do decide to go with a 19" setup your choices will definitely open up greatly.
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Nitto Invo 245/285 Needed my 1st post.
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