Stock tyre sizes - cup 2s - GT-R Register - Nissan Skyline and GT-R Drivers Club forum

Want to buy a banner ad? Find out more here.

Go Back   GT-R Register - Nissan Skyline and GT-R Drivers Club forum > General > General Nissan R35 GT-R Chat
Register Garage FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Insurance


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 6th April 2017, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
NoPk11 is looking forward to summer track days!
GTR.co.uk seasoned Member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 156
Stock tyre sizes - cup 2s

Just wondering if anyone has ever bought the stock sizes for the Michellin cup 2 tyres? Every now and then tyreleader seem to have the rear 285/35/20s in stock. They aint the N0 version but they are XL which is all that matters?

Correct me if im wrong here, but surely if you can get stock sizes, they are what you should be buying? Is there any real benefit to getting the much bigger tyre sizes?

Interestingly if you go on micheline website and say you want tyres for summer only, they recommend the cup2 over the 4s

Thinking if the cup2s dont come in stock soon I may just get some ps4s in stock sizes.
__________________
NoPk11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 7th April 2017, 09:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
Tin
Tin is modded out.
GT-RDC Member
 
Tin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Buckz
Posts: 1,922
Good point, however considering the GTR is mostly RWD until it sense traction loss, having a bigger contact patch on the rear will always be better.
Last time I checked prices, the 305s were cheaper too.
__________________
Tin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT. The time now is 02:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
http://www.Tyreforums.com

tyreforums

 

Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.