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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-22-2012 Thread Starter
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Any Suggestions? 315 Sumitomo's from AM pics.

Hey Guys,

So I have noticed alot of talk around concerning the actual size and width of the Sumitomo 315's that are for sale on AM.

There is a picture circulating the internet that shows them stacked next to a pair of goodyears i believe and they are considerably lacking in width in comparison. Alot of people have said thats because the Sumitomos have softer sidewalls and are buckling.

Today i got my new wheels and tires from AM, fast and perfect (thank you AM!) and decided to snap a picture of the tread for you guys.

The actual width from sidewall to sidewall is as advertised at 12.5"

The "contact patch" itself is probably 11.5"....here are the pics!

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2003 Mustang GT,
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High Flow Cats,
Flowmaster Super 44's,
Rebuilt Tremec 3650
Steeda Tri-Ax Short Shift,
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-23-2012
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Just put a new pair of black cobra R rims on mine with 315 nittos Looks amazing, I've heard a mixed bag of things with summintos and nothing but good things about the nitto series street tires (not the drag radials). So I went with the safer option

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