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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    ^^V-6 owner.

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    Re: Off-topic: Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by whisler151 View Post
    Yes, but minimally you can use the smaller tire width as a spare because the WHEEL size will be the same front and rear. CIWS and all other STS-V owners have 19" in the rear and 18" in the front. That makes it damn near impossible to have a spare.



    You could carry a single wheel size and a tire that would get you down the road if needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koooop View Post
    ^^V-6 owner.

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    ^^ Instigator.

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    Re: Off-topic: Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by whisler151 View Post
    Yes, but minimally you can use the smaller tire width as a spare because the WHEEL size will be the same front and rear. CIWS and all other STS-V owners have 19" in the rear and 18" in the front. That makes it damn near impossible to have a spare.
    Why's that matter? Spare just needs to clear the brakes and have the same bolt pattern.

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Wait which one has more cup holders, I am not going to buy a V unless it can hold more drinks.

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    Re: Off-topic: Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAtAnySpd View Post
    Why's that matter? Spare just needs to clear the brakes and have the same bolt pattern.
    You shouldn't run tires of different sizes on a limited slip rear.

    So a 19" spare might rub on the front or an 18" spare might jack up your diff. What to do...

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by RightTurn View Post
    ^^ Instigator.

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    Re: Off-topic: Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by Koooop View Post
    You shouldn't run tires of different sizes on a limited slip rear.

    So a 19" spare might rub on the front or an 18" spare might jack up your diff. What to do...
    They're only .7" difference in diameter front to back. I wouldn't think that would be a huge issue for limited spare duty. But oh well.

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    One tire spinning faster than the other on a unit that is designed to force both tires to spin at the same rate isn't going to work out well.

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    ^^ Orange County leftist elitist math major

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    ^^Libertarian

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Quote Originally Posted by parexa View Post
    Regular CTS of course because it has smaller rims and softer suspension
    Less noise too with smaller tires. No spare tire now? runflat tires and those don't ride comfortable.

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    V6 = Car for the Woman with a cushy ride

    V8 = Car for me

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    Re: Which CTS model has a comfortable ride?

    Don't you have someplace to be? Srsly.

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