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Old 04-09-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
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Is there any reason to go 15x7.5, over 15x8?

15x8 and 7.5 can both take 205/50s, and there's a huge all season tire selection for them in that size.

I can't see any reason to choose the 7.5, over the 8.

7.5 weight/offset: 11.4 lbs / +42
8.0 weight/offset: 12.4 lbs / +36

Is there something I'm overlooking?
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8 = more rubber on the ground. why the hell not by a 9
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I know that, but I'm wondering what reasons are there to choose a 6UL 7.5 over 8, if any?

I don't want 9" b/c there are no all season tires in 225.
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Does there need to be a reason to get the 7.5? Should make your decision nice and easy. Get the 8.
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The 7.5 should be easier to fit and is legal for the SCCA STS class. Unless you are very low, or autocrossing in STS, I'd get the 15x8.
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