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semi slick or normal tyres

Discussion in 'Wheel And Tyre' started by KeeSeong, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. Izso

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    No budget but using 17" tyres. Dude, get a grip on reality of things and think cost effectiveness rather than beauty.

    Downgrade to 15" and you'll suddenly have a whole lot of tyres to choose from. Stick with 17" and you'll only have ATR Sport2 and Nexxun tyres to buy from that's below 1000 for UHP tyres. Otherwise you'll be on 17" tyres with so-so grip low-mid range tyres.

    15" on the other hand has a LOT more choice all sub 1000 price
     
  2. vr2turbo

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    His 17" rims came with the car.....:smokin:
     
  3. ^pomen_GTR^

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    if really want new tyre with that budget...

    around rm260-270/pcs is just left with achilles atr sport 2 235/45-17 size


    unless u downgrade to 15" that is plenty performance tyre available for 195/50-15 and 195/55-15
     
  4. azmanshah25

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    Not so much choice for that size 225/45 17in

    For this size starting price for new good tyre would be RM450.

    I pick a 2nd hand Kumho KU36 year 2014 225/45 17in at RM250 a piece. Grip is great but a bit noisey when cruising 100kmh above.
     
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  5. KeeSeong

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    Would like to ask u all,

    Mine is 225 45 17 can i use 215 45 17? Mine is 8jj so if use it then nid to stress the tyre ??

    Coz i saw alot available for this size.
     
  6. vr2turbo

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    225/45 best is 8", 215/45 best is 7.5" but can use 8" which is Max for 215. More than that will stress the sidewall.

    ---------- Post added at 04:52 PM ---------- 6 hour anti-bump limit - Previous post was at 04:50 PM ----------

    His original size is 225/45R17 how to use 195/50R15....lol at least 205/60R15 already
     
  7. YYC

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    If change 17" to 15" is huge difference man if you ask me, and need to take into account what car it is. Buy a UHP, when groove comes down to 50% it becomes semi-slick, whack till botak it becomes slick tyre. best solution. Hahaha just kidding.
     
  8. vr2turbo

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    Come to think of it, 15" many Max performance models don't have....:smokin:
     
  9. 6UE5t

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    Can but the tire sidewall will be thinner by about 0.5cm and the ride will be harsher/less comfortable. I suggest you stick with 225/45, it's still common size and should have plenty of choices what.
     
  10. KeeSeong

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    Din know it will be less comfortable.. then i think i will stick back to original size.. thanks bro!!
     
  11. ^pomen_GTR^

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    my car original tyre size 225/45-17 on 7.5jj wheel...

    now i'm using 235/45-17 spot on....



    u should have no trouble using 235/45-17 tyre.... atr sport 2 tyre fits your budget and pretty decent compared to much expensive tyre
     
  12. vr2turbo

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    You car power mah! can use 235.....:driver:

    ---------- Post added at 08:15 PM ---------- 6 hour anti-bump limit - Previous post was at 08:15 PM ----------

    215/45 more common and more choices and best of all very much cheaper....lol:rofl:
     
  13. KeeSeong

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    haha..as mentioned by VR2turbo, ur car power ma.. later i put 235 car slow like turtle.. hahaha

    hmm.. 215 or 225 or 235... alamak.. confuse..:banghead:
     
  14. 6UE5t

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    Sorry actually what is your car?
     
  15. ken yeang

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    must be a race car.......becoz using semi slick.
     
  16. KeeSeong

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    Haha can't be consider as a race car lah.. crz with bot only...
     
  17. 6UE5t

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    Hmm if CRZ then 225/45/17 is max size already and 235/45/17 will be too big coz std size was 195/55/16. Actually 215/45/17 is the closest match in diameter but yeah a bit harsher ride. Maybe you should try someone else car which has 215/45/17 to know how it feels. If still ok for you then you can downsize.
     
  18. ken yeang

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    bot already can smoke many cars on the road. With semi slick.......more terror...
     
  19. vr2turbo

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    My friend's CRZ on 225/40R18.....lol
     
  20. ken yeang

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    father must own a tyre shop...can change tyre for free....
     

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