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Is $310.99 their unit price or the price for qty. 2? If for 2, that might be worth getting a Costco membership for hah, wow.
Unit price, lol. I paid about 1k installed for them I think. I bought them before Costco started the promotion for 1150 but they price adjusted it when I went in for the install.
 

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Is $310.99 their unit price or the price for qty. 2? If for 2, that might be worth getting a Costco membership for hah, wow.
LOL, the Discount Tire price was effectively the same price, $311 (ok, 1 penny higher). That is PER TIRE (rear). The fronts were $237. That is before the $110 off for buying 4 tires.
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FYI - there was a delivery today!

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Weights: (this is apparently + 2 coats of ceramic coating so keep that in mind 😂) as expected though.

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Patiently waiting until tires tomorrow:
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Beautiful. These look wonderfully sized. I'm loving how the smaller size diameter makes the spoke pattern a bit more circular ala OEM teledials. Can't wait to see these on the car. I may indeed have to get 2 sets of these beauties.
 

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Yeah I've been leaning toward 17/18 for the weight, tire price/selection, comfort, and also largely because I think the OEM teledial 18/19 look too big on the car. Those light gold 18/19 on Johns car look pretty spot on. Real curious what 17/18 will look like.
 

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Yeah I've been leaning toward 17/18 for the weight, tire price/selection, comfort, and also largely because I think the OEM teledial 18/19 look too big on the car. Those light gold 18/19 on Johns car look pretty spot on. Real curious what 17/18 will look like.
If it makes any difference to you I’m getting Stefania in 17/18” dia. Widths, 7.5” front and 9” rear in PCar Gold Satin. Been tossing and turning about it for weeks. Now I’m certain….I think. I’m not one to care one bit about filling arches. An iconic wheel style that is light and will fit my (not oversized) tyre of choice are my major considerations
 

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Yeah I've been leaning toward 17/18 for the weight, tire price/selection, comfort, and also largely because I think the OEM teledial 18/19 look too big on the car. Those light gold 18/19 on Johns car look pretty spot on. Real curious what 17/18 will look like.
Unfortunately, It’s going to be a little bit before we see the 17/18 set mounted. He wasn’t able to get them mounted yesterday and left for a business trip for the next week. Appreciate everyone’s patience as I know many are looking forward to seeing the 17/18 set mounted.
 

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Based on Tirerack's details on the tires and the weights in the original post, my 17/18 Tekla combo with a 235/40/17 front 275/35/18 rear Toyo R888r will maintain the stock height, but also the same weight, of the 18/19 combo with stock tires.

I'm okay with it because of the increase in contact patch and sidewall cushion over stock, but they will weigh marginally the same.

That's the street set though, I have a plan to really drop some weight.
 

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I have thought about a 205/40/17 for the front, which would drop the sidewall height a half inch to 23.5" overall but also 4lbs lighter in weight per side. The problem with that though is if I went 24.5" to 23.5" front I would want to go 25.5" to 24.5" rear and the closest to that without going below a 255 is the 255/35 which is still 25" and only 2lbs lighter than the 275/35. Ugggh choices choices lol.
 

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Based on Tirerack's details on the tires and the weights in the original post, my 17/18 Tekla combo with a 235/40/17 front 275/35/18 rear Toyo R888r will maintain the stock height, but also the same weight, of the 18/19 combo with stock tires.

I'm okay with it because of the increase in contact patch and sidewall cushion over stock, but they will weigh marginally the same.

That's the street set though, I have a plan to really drop some weight.
For the Street I’d go something like 225/45/17 & 255/40/18 for the 17/18 combo. Yes a little taller but the car does well with that (and it fixes the speedo). The stock pirelli is so narrow even for its 205/235 stated width that jumping +30mm is a huge change.
It’s a small, nimble car. Personally, I’d say that’s too much tire for the car. I’ll let others opine though.
 

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@John4C Gorgeous - although I would be getting hives driving the Tributo on that dirt road in that last picture. Pic # 6 is especially fetching!
Thanks!

BTW - It's a construction site, where the car is is 15 feet off the normal, paved road. I basically backed off the street to that point and took the pictures. There was very little driving, lol
 
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