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I've been checking the papers for tires to put on the AMG's, and from what I can find they were 235/45 on the 8"-ers, and 245/45 on the 10"-ers. 235 on the front ones looks OK, but 245 on the 10" rears seems a bit undersized to me. Is this information correct or have I been led up the garden path ?

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235/45/R17 for the 8.5" front

265/40/R17 for the 10" rears
 

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That sounds a lot more sensible...thanks
 

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Sounds sensible. I think 255 is about as narrow as you can go on a 10". And I thoroughly dislike stretching.
 

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275 ? Now THAT's a fat tire. Although compared to the F150 they're puny :D

I'd still like to know what they were delivered with from AMG.
 

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Peter 275/40 on the rear 10's (mine are Yokahama S-drive) for a real fat look and 245/45 on the front 8.5's or if you prefer a thinner tyre up front 235/45
On 10's rims i would only go down to 265 as 255 is a bit too skinny
 

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How are the 275's for driveability ? The width allows for a good sidewall hight at 40, so I suppose comfort is OK.

How are they for tramlining ? And do you any issues understeer issues because the rear won't cooperate because of too much traction ?

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The sizes I posted in post #2 is what's advisable in AMG brochures for those wheels. However, 245 front and 275 rears like some members have can be used, too. Just be careful with the larger sizes as different make tire companies can be slightly larger and cause fitment issues as some members discovered.
 

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Pete - Taken yesterday...here is my car with 275 in the rear (Yokohama S Drives, same as Kim), slight tuck with no rubbing and no issues (with the "Right" wheel offset)
 

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looks like its all been covered now, i used to run kumho excsta at 245 and 275

had a little rubbing issues with people in back

now i run 235 and 265 with bridgestones re760, very nice tire, was gonna get that or the conti dw

no rubbing even with the car lowered, tho i did roll fenders
 
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