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Originally Posted by OldSpool87 View Post
So the tires I'm looking at (Nitto 555 G2) have 315/35/17 for rear and 245/45/17 or 255/50/17. I'm not sure which would be the better choice up front.

Kuhmo's Ecsta XS has the 315 as well along with more options up front: 235/45, 245/35/40/45, and 255/40.

Rears seem to be pretty simple. The choices up front are many and I could use a hand with selection.

Thoughts?

Thanks!
I would give consideration to the Nitto NT05 in a 315/35/17 and 255/40/17. I run a 255 series tire on all my setups. I run the NT05 on my 17 Classics and they are great tires. The Ecsta XS offers the same size combo but I've never run them so I cannot comment on the specific tire. The size combo works really well on a 9" / 11" - 11.5" combo.

You could run a 245 tire up front on the 9" wheel if you wanted but the 245/40 aspect ratio will lower the OD enough that it looks shorter than the rear setup and might look funky to you.

Personally, I'd focus on 255/40 combo up front.

- Chris.
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