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Winter Wheels & Tires

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#61
Got a pair of slightly used Michelin X-Ice Xi3 for $500 to put on my factory 18inch rims for my winter setup....tires still have 10/32 tread left
A pair or set of four?
 
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#63
anyone use another website besides tire rack for tires?
 
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#64
got a set of blizzaks ws80's for $495 after mail in rebate from tirerack
 
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2019 Kia Stinger GT1 RWD
#65
I have a 2019 GT1 RWD with the summer tires still on. Living in NC not sure if I should get all season, winter, or just not drive on the two days a year it snows here? Any thoughts from people in similar conditions? I've never dealt with a car that has summer tires before. Thanks!
 

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#66
Welcome & congratulations, the summer tires from what I've heard suck in the snow an these are guys that had AWD stingers..
 
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#67
I went the cost effective route with a set of steelies and some no-name Ovation W586 tires.

The Steelies are:. (yes they fit over the Brembo Calipers)

18 x 7.5
67.1 CB
5x114.3
ET42

225/45 R18 (all 4)


The 42 offset keeps the wheels inset just a bit to potentially protect the paint/body from debris. This offset isn't the best looking IMO, but it's just for the winter.


 
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I'd roll with dat
 
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2020 Stinger GT-Limited
#69
Great fitment.

Definitely running this next winter.




I went the cost effective route with a set of steelies and some no-name Ovation W586 tires.

The Steelies are:. (yes they fit over the Brembo Calipers)

18 x 7.5
67.1 CB
5x114.3
ET42

225/45 R18 (all 4)


The 42 offset keeps the wheels inset just a bit to potentially protect the paint/body from debris. This offset isn't the best looking IMO, but it's just for the winter.


 
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#70
Great fitment.

Definitely running this next winter.
Just a word of caution..

I had 2 rims damaged by normal sized potholes with this setup.

I think these steelies are pretty soft - which made straightening them fairly easy as well.

I do not regret the purchase, and I would do it again, but they are not as strong as I expected them to be.

Or avoid all potholes (good luck)


 
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#71
Thanks for that.
I will keep this in mind. Are you still running the same type of rims for winter??

Just a word of caution..

I had 2 rims damaged by normal sized potholes with this setup.

I think these steelies are pretty soft - which made straightening them fairly easy as well.

I do not regret the purchase, and I would do it again, but they are not as strong as I expected them to be.

Or avoid all potholes (good luck)


 
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#72
Thanks for that.
I will keep this in mind. Are you still running the same type of rims for winter??
Not just same type.... Same rims.

I pounded them back round and re-balanced them both.

Silky smooth again.



 

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