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Old 01-28-2011, 08:40 PM   Thread Starter #1
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Default To Stagger or Not To Stagger???

So I think I've decided on what wheels to go with this spring. Now I love the look of staggered wheels but not sure if it's worth it. Is tire wear a problem? Rubbing? Cost to rotate the tires? Or just pointless since our cars are front wheel drive?


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It's pointless, just a good cosmetic mod. Looks awesome, but rotating is more of hassle. Just depends if you want to put forth the effort.
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If you do not get directional tires you can only swap L to R.

If you do get directional then you won't have to worry about rotations at all.
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It is truly a cosmetic mod about what you want and like. Pros- looks freaking awesome, wider stance in the rear tighten up the rear when cornering( I think so anyway a 255 compared to a 275).
Cons- can't rotate tires, rear will wear faster because even with a proper alignment there will be some negative camber because of the wider stance. I had a 255 in the rear the first time and the stretched look, which I did not like definitely happier with a 275 in the rear
My first mistake I made the very first time I did it was getting directional tires, definitely get non directional as the guys said you can go from left to right on the rotation.
I love the look and always get a lot if compliments...
I wouldn't do it any other way from now on...
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unless you have money to spend on new tires all the time, I would personally not stagger a FWD maxx
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unless you have money to spend on new tires all the time, I would personally not stagger a FWD maxx
Not true..(all the time) I got 31000 miles out of my first set which was the 255 on the rear stretched and I didnt do it correctly... The fronts were still in excellent shape 245... this set of tires I still am dropped on eibachs, aligned correctly, and wider.. So it is a matter of personal preference... I am a very aggressive driver so I just don't think all the time is an accurate statement...
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My rear tires are @ 90% after 3+ years.

No wear or rotation problems here.
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^^^ If I remember correctly you barely have any miles on your max. True?
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^^^ If I remember correctly you barely have any miles on your max. True?
Lol.. KC might, but since Dec 11( which is two days after I got back in the states) put the Nitto Invo on my rims I have put about 8000 miles on them... Oh yea.. I haven't had any rubbing issues, but I have my fenders rolled just in case...
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F it and run 275 with 20x10s all around .
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F it and run 275 with 20x10s all around .
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^^^ Didn't someone do that? I think it was a blue max.
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^^^ Didn't someone do that? I think it was a blue max.
First it was The Presence, then I did that set up. Had it for a while now and couldn't have it any better way.

The look on the face of any shop I go to when I saw my fronts are 275 is priceless lol.
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LOL! I don't know if I could run that here in Milwaukee. You guys have it good in Cali!
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First it was The Presence, then I did that set up. Had it for a while now and couldn't have it any better way.

The look on the face of any shop I go to when I saw my fronts are 275 is priceless lol.
Lmao BALLIN..285 in back... Big up.. Lol I would love to the shop people faces...
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Hey KC thanks for selling me those Donz's for $600. I really appreciate it
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It looks great, that's about it. Pointless because we have FWD so the wider rear tires wont do anything. Another bomber is that you can't rotate tires. I had the set up and it looked sweet but that is the only positive thing about this set up.
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I'm guessing I'll skip the staggered setup. It's probably easier to sell them if they aren't staggered too. I get bored with wheels quick.
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