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Wheel Wednesday! I snapped this shot this past weekend. This is @Evil_E on the left and @f2redpot on the right:

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looks like I already posted these. Well I suppose a different shot is fine.

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There are a lot of great looking wheel and tire combinations pictured on this thread....but......for a new guy that isn't familiar with sizes, model #'s, etc. It would really be helpful for y'all to expand on your pic and list sizes, brands and all.
 

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Wheel Wednesday!

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I've noted this & asked about it before.
Why do the tires on the GT350 & GT500 looked stretched or too narrow for their wheels, this pic is a perfect example..
I believe it’s just your S197 bias coming through. They all look normal/great to me!
 

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I've noted this & asked about it before.
Why do the tires on the GT350 & GT500 looked stretched or too narrow for their wheels, this pic is a perfect example..
I read an article somewhere from the designers. By stretching them a little, it changes the turn in characteristics giving better road course performance which is the intent of the S550 cars.
 
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I read an article somewhere from the designers. By stretching them a little, it changes the turn in characteristics giving better road course performance which is the intent of the S550 cars.
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So it's not my eyes, there is some design reason for the stretch,...............don't tell Goose17 !!
 

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So it's not my eyes, there is some design reason for the stretch,...............don't tell Goose17 !!
Full disclosure on the picture you were referencing: Mike is running all season tires that are narrower than stock. If I recall correctly, the stock GT350 sizes are 295/305 and Mike is running 275/295. The GT500, for comparison, has 305/315.
 
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Full disclosure on the picture you were referencing: Mike is running all season tires that are narrower than stock. If I recall correctly, the stock GT350 sizes are 295/305 and Mike is running 275/295. The GT500, for comparison, has 305/315.
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Still looks like a stretch to me, even compared to your other car parked next to it..
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Still looks like a stretch to me, even compared to your other car parked next to it..
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Your photo submitted into evidence is an 8.5” aftermarket wheel on the right versus an 11” OEM wheel on the left. Your evidence has been rejected.
 

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I believe it’s just your S197 bias coming through. They all look normal/great to me!
It is a characteristic of the Cups 2's. A PS4 and/or a PSS in the same size won't look stretched.
 

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Wheel Wednesday! Anyone have a wheel shot they’d like to share? For those that haven’t uploaded pic here... it’s easy! Use the rectangle icon in the reply window.

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