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"To put things into perspective, the next time you see a Ferrari, Lambo or any other high-horsepower rear-drive car, take look at the rear tires and notice just how wide they are. Well, there's a good chance that those tires are only 335mm wide as that is the largest factory size for most any supercar, whereas Kumho's new tire is now a jaw-dropping 385. " Jesus...
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Oh Geeze, those tires are ridiculously wide. I am guessing they stick to the road like cement instead of glue:tongue2: It will be interesting to see them on a car.

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"To put things into perspective, the next time you see a Ferrari, Lambo or any other high-horsepower rear-drive car, take look at the rear tires and notice just how wide they are. Well, there's a good chance that those tires are only 335mm wide as that is the largest factory size for most any supercar, whereas Kumho's new tire is now a jaw-dropping 385. " Jesus...
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Great, up until you come to a corner.
 

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With a 15 mm side profile will you actually get any air into the tyre? Would that not make for a very hard ride on the road? Chipped and kerbed wheels would also be a real danger.
 

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A 325 tire is 12.80" wide.
A 335 tire is 13.19" wide.
A 385 tire is 15.16" wide.

If tires are not properly sized you will throw off the speedo as well as the gearing.

I am going to 325/30-19's on the rears as this size is an exact replacement for the 275/40-18 OEM tire!

Use this calculator if you want to know what effect a tire size change will create.

http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

Don't guess. Know for sure.
 
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