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Offline cnanfito18

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Having different tires
« on: April 18, 2010, 02:20:44 PM »
So my car has 2 Dunlop tires on the back, and 2 Kumho on front. As long as they are the same tire is that ok? Or should I get 2 more to make all 4 tires match?

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Re: Having different tires
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2010, 02:41:17 PM »
You need all 4 as close to the same circum. as possible.
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Offline HawkWagon

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Re: Having different tires
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2010, 07:42:14 PM »
Circumference should match, as Jeff noted, and traction should also match. If one set of tires outgrips/outpulls the other, you'll eventually end up with transmission problems. You're better off investing in a complete set of four tires now than spending even more on repairs later...

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Re: Having different tires
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2010, 09:44:13 PM »
Circumference should match, as Jeff noted, and traction should also match. If one set of tires outgrips/outpulls the other, you'll eventually end up with transmission problems. You're better off investing in a complete set of four tires now than spending even more on repairs later...


Thats what I was probably going to do. The circ. is the same on all of them but the tread patterns are different, (back look more all season and front are more performance) but I don't want to f anything up.