Keep it Copacetic
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: St. Louis, MO ||| Los Angeles, CA
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Tires: Performance upgrade
Well I havent actually picked up my M3 yet but I already have a few things planned. One of the first things im going to do is change the tires. The current tires have tons of tread left, but th elast time thye were changed was 1998!!!! Fucking 7 years ago, shows how much it was driven.
Well two things hurt tires, miles, and time. And I dont plan on driving on 7 year old tires for long.
Hell, I dont even know what size tires. I have stock 10 spoke BMW Motorsport wheels with whatever tires.
What, honestly, do you recomend for performance. Im not looking for cheapo tires. But im not looking for pirelli $$$$$$$. I want a decent tire, lets keep it about 200 or less please. Personal experience will also be very appreciated.
Also, what size tire is usually standard on my car (235/40 R17 if I remember correctly), and how much larger do you guys think i can go with my stock wheels?
And finally what pisses me off the most is the rating scale. Whats this bullshit WYZ rating where Z means 150+ but W and Y are above 150. W is like 170 and Y is like 190.
WTF get rid of Z.
1995 BMW M3 Turbo - Dakar/Black
Last edited by ///M Power; 10-11-2005 at 03:31 AM.