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So to make a long story short, my 17x7 Drag DR-31 with +40mm offset finally came in and I'm looking at grabbing some tires for it soon. I've narrowed them down to five tire sizes that should work but I wanted some advice from guys who have ran 17's before.

205/50
205/45
215/45
225/45
235/45

What would work best? I'm currently on completely stock suspension but plan to grab some Eibach springs within the next year so won't go too much lower.
 

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So to make a long story short, my 17x7 Drag DR-31 with +40mm offset finally came in and I'm looking at grabbing some tires for it soon. I've narrowed them down to five tire sizes that should work but I wanted some advice from guys who have ran 17's before.

205/50
205/45
215/45
225/45
235/45

What would work best? I'm currently on completely stock suspension but plan to grab some Eibach springs within the next year so won't go too much lower.
205/50 is what you want for 17x7" rims on this car. 215/50s are a bit wide and the steering will feel sluggish but they will work.
What tire?
 

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Overall I'm pretty happy with the 205/50 tire setup but might bump up to a 215 or 225 tire setup as my wheels just look....small at this point. It's almost like there's too much space open in the wheel well, even after allowing for some wiggle room for the suspension to flex.

Will update with pics when I get the new tires on.
 

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Overall I'm pretty happy with the 205/50 tire setup but might bump up to a 215 or 225 tire setup as my wheels just look....small at this point. It's almost like there's too much space open in the wheel well, even after allowing for some wiggle room for the suspension to flex.

Will update with pics when I get the new tires on.
I made the same mistake. i Look forward to seeing your pictures.
 
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