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About to replace the dunloops and I was wondering if I should stick with stock size? Any thoughts, im a total n00b when it comes to tires and sizes.

Strongly considering continental dws06. REALLY REALLY want to quiet down the ride. Driving for 2+hrs gives me a headache. Hoping this is a good way to go?
 

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Unless you have some need to go wider, then you're fine with the stock 215/45/18 tire size. Are you going for longevity in addition to lack of road noise? Or do you want a tire that grips/handles well but stays relatively quiet while doing so?
 

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Figured im dropping some decent $ might as well do my research and see if a wider tire might cost alittle more but give benefits that are worth it. Like maybe some curb protection, or better traction.

Im looking for a quieter ride with good handling and winter performance as we get decent snow in colorado. Longevity doesnt come to mind since most OEM sized tires have a warranty of around 50K. I kinda was assuming they'd last relatively the same.
 

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Granted I have aftermarket wheels.... Here's my new set of 235/40-18 DWS06.... Super quiet tires... The new found wind noise from the windows will annoy you now...

Conti's have a $75? rebate going on through the end of August if you're in USA; and usually, the smaller the tire, the cheaper it is and higher MPGs.

 

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Granted I have aftermarket wheels.... Here's my new set of 235/40-18 DWS06.... Super quiet tires... The new found wind noise from the windows will annoy you now...

Conti's have a $75? rebate going on through the end of August if you're in USA; and usually, the smaller the tire, the cheaper it is and higher MPGs.

What're the specs on those wheels? Any body mods needed to get clearance/good fitment?
 
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