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  1. Gold RPF1s 17x8 running 235/45r17 Conti EC DW

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Thoughts Stock 16s are 16x6.5 +50, I wanted a 18x8 but they only came in +35 which would make my car "mexiflush" (its a real term google it). So I settled on these, although RPF1s always look smaller than they really are. Hopefully if I upgrade to CX-5 brakes they will fit. Info Wheels: Enkei...
  2. Used set of Conti ExtremeContact DWSs

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Continuing in my frugal ways, soon will be checking out a set of (4) used Conti ExtremeContact DWS listed on CL for $100. Seller says they are his son's and didn't respond to my initial question (via e-mail) regarding approximate mileage on them. Listing says all have "at least 70% tread...
  3. FS / FT gunmetal MS3 wheels w/ Conti DW's + TPMS

    Mazdaspeed 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I've got a set of gunmetal MS3 wheels wrapped in 225/40/18 Conti DW's with just over 4k on them (TPMS included). I curbed one wheel and had it repaired and repainted 2 wheels (seen on driver side below) so that the same side would match each other. The newly painted wheels are a shade lighter...
  4. Conti with EcoPlus

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Anyone try the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology? They are a Grand Touring All-Season tire. Supposedly the EcoPlus helps with rolling resistance. They have two options for the 205/60 R16: 92V (149mph rating) 92H (130mph rating) Everything else is identical about the two tires...
  5. Conti DWS question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi, I purchased a set of conti DWS for my 3 about 3000 miles ago. Unbeknownst to me, Town Fair Tire mounted then backwards (outside facing in). I went back and had them fix that. But now I am wondering if they made another mistake... It looks to me like the tires should be unique depending...
  6. Conti DWS

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Just installed 4 DWS's. I like them so far. They seem to have more grip and are quieter than the Turanzas. My question is, will they lose grip suddenly? Or will you feel it pushing before they give out? I went around a 25 mph suggested turn at 40 and they gripped awesome. I was just worried they...
  7. Cooper Zeon RS3-A, Kumho Ecsta 4X, , or just get Conti DWS?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I'm on the verge of deciding to purchase a new set of wheels and tires. While I'm solid on getting Konig Daylite 17x7 (14.5 lbs per wheel!!!), I don't know which rubber to wrap them around with. I was leaning on Kumho Ecsta 4X since its price is more generous than DWS and it is ranked...
  8. General Tires GMAX AS 03 VS Conti DWS

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    got a pair of each 215/45/zr17 on craigslist for cheaaap, cant wait to put it on. i dont think I've seen folks post comments about GMAX...so one more you know! Since General Tires has been taken over by Continental, I'd like to think AS-03 as sister product of DWS as it has a bit of snow...
  9. Conti DWS

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I got a set of these in 205/50/17 put on 3 days after I picked up my 11 hatch(worked out a deal with the dealer). So for 3 days I had the stock Yokos on. I can tell you there is way more squirm in the corners and I'm not liking it. The grip is there but the squirm is hard to get used to when...