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I just got back from firestone and now am completly confused:confused:

I ordered the 255/45/18 for all around in the s-03 pole positions.
my question is this do the fronts rub?
also how do they handle compared to stock size? Is it worth going to this size in terms of looks and or performance benifits?
And finally is 255/40/18 a better size? i think the research i did says it will make the gap in the well look bigger and may throw off the stabil-tack/ABS possibly?

HELP ME PLEASE.............:crying:
thank you guys,
moldy
 

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Dang Moldy, If you were goin to order 255/40/18's you could have gotten PS2's.

moldowan said:
I just got back from firestone and now am completly confused:confused:

I ordered the 255/45/18 for all around in the s-03 pole positions.
my question is this do the fronts rub?
also how do they handle compared to stock size? Is it worth going to this size in terms of looks and or performance benifits?
And finally is 255/40/18 a better size? i think the research i did says it will make the gap in the well look bigger and may throw off the stabil-tack/ABS possibly?

HELP ME PLEASE.............:crying:
thank you guys,
moldy
 

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255/45's all 'round here and no rub at all. I am running cheap ass Falken Azensis so they're really more tall than wider. Probably best to check with someone else. My handling is dimished going from GSD3's to these. Going back to GSD3's just as soon as I can kill these.
 

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Dang Moldy, If you were goin to order 255/40/18's you could have gotten PS2's.
why are they better than the pole positions? all info i got say the s-03 are awesome?
 

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255/45's all 'round here and no rub at all. I am running cheap ass Falken Azensis so they're really more tall than wider. Probably best to check with someone else. My handling is dimished going from GSD3's to these. Going back to GSD3's just as soon as I can kill these.
what size were the gsd3's in???
 

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245/45 but thinking about 255/45's.
 

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No. Falken Azenis St115's. A temp, A traction but 360 treadlife. Read, hard as rocks. Easy to spin. Predictable handling but not all that great. Got a deal on these and as stated prior just needed something new on the V for my dealer visit. Didn't need my GSD3's miked with 8/32nd's front and 2/32nd's rear. Not good.

Here's a link:

http://www.edgeracing.com/tire/682/
 

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OK..you had me worried there for a minute. I've heard they're well wearing tires, but not in the "sticky" world. You really can't compare them to the GSD3s. Sounds like a great tire to burn-up at a track-day...or a few track days. They'll certainly be easier on the suspension bushings, and allow for some very intense slip-angle study.

I'm looking forward to the 615s, around March or April is mounting time for them on the stockers...or I'll just run the all-seasons and the Miglias year-round and mount some RA-1s on the stockers for the selective "super-stick" street/autox/track attacks. We'll see.
-ace

And I see the 255/40 Azenis 615s are 3lbs lighter a tire!!!!
 

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Yeah, my plan is similar. Looking to get the new optional rims from Jamie @ Lindsay for my daily driving. Then my stock rims go to be powder coated bringing them back to new or better ($100 per wheel btw). Then these become my track wheels with no sensors. I'm liking those Azenis track tires too.
 

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CVP33....whose doing your powder coating on the wheels? I had mine powder coated black but they need to be re-done by a paint shop with a good oven!!! :bonkers:
 

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CVP33....whose doing your powder coating on the wheels? I had mine powder coated black but they need to be re-done by a paint shop with a good oven!!! :bonkers:
http://www.peninsulacustomcoaters.com/Index.aspx

These guys are in Williamsburg, VA. A real hole in the wall outfit but their work looked nice. They have some samples in their office that looked good and they've don't some custom work for a Harley guy. I'm not endorsing them yet, but I will as always post my experience with them.

One thing that I really liked is that the guy was pretty thorough about explaining what it would take to get the V wheels to coat well. Sandblasting, roughing surface, etc. He was adament that he would have to do it right or not at all.
 
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