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Hey all, Looking for some opinions on this. Currently i have a set of front blizzaaks that i can use that came off the rears of my g37s. I was

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Old 11-09-2010, 08:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all,

Looking for some opinions on this.
Currently i have a set of front blizzaaks that i can use that came off the rears of my g37s. I was originally going to buy a cheap set of 18" rims and winter tires, mainly because im thinkokg that whomever changes my 19s with the blizzaaks will end up scratching them. I dont know if my thinking is wrong or logical.

Now im thinking about Just buying a set of rear blizaaks to match the fronts i have in the garage and try to find a tire shop that wont scratch the wheels.

What do you guys think?
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I had the same dilemma as you, the thing is a set of blizzaks for 19s will cost you about the same as what you would be paying for a new set of 18's rims and tires combined. The benefit of having the 18s is that you have a seperate set of winter only wheels, and that won't require changing tires + re balancing every season. Also will be a lot cheaper to replace the 18'' tires vs. the 19s.

Get a set of 18s and sell the rear blizzaks you have, they're quite easy to sell right before winter.
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yah, not to forget the mounting marks your tireshop can potentially put on due to stupidity.
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