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Old 10-13-2018, 07:18 PM
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Is there a preference for tires in 315 35 17? Iíd like something that has good traction and isnít completely useless in wet weather. I looked at the Mickey Thompson Street comp but the reviews say itís too hard and does not hook up.

The other tire I thought might work for me is the Nitto nt555. Seems like itís a good all around street tire.

Any input would help, thanks!
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Old 10-13-2018, 07:43 PM
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You sure you want a 25.7" tire when stockish is 27"

Anyway in that size I used a Sumitomo HTR Z on the back of a C5 and loved them.
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Originally Posted by ddawson View Post
You sure you want a 25.7" tire when stockish is 27"

Anyway in that size I used a Sumitomo HTR Z on the back of a C5 and loved them.
the few cars that I saw which have the l88 flares were running 315 35 17 all around or 315 35 17 rears and 275 40 17 fronts.
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Toyo Proxies R888R maybe?
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I used 315s for many years on 11 inch wide wheels. The F1s seemed to ware out really fast like every year and I am parked 4 to 5 months

with our limited 17 choices the nitto 555 is the best
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Originally Posted by lionelhutz View Post
Toyo Proxies R888R maybe?
that looks like a really nice tire but I would like a tire that is still somewhat reliable in the rain.
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Originally Posted by gkull View Post
I used 315s for many years on 11 inch wide wheels. The F1s seemed to ware out really fast like every year and I am parked 4 to 5 months

with our limited 17 choices the nitto 555 is the best
I am leaning towards the Nitto 555 as well. My car will be parked for most of the year as well, probably insured 5 months out of the year due to weather.
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how much HP do you have...

Look at tread ware.... more HP ... lower Tread Ware number...
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the engine is being rebuilt, we are hoping to get 400-425 hp out of the build. Replacing the heads, cam, carb, intake and torque converter.
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180 tread ware..
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