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Rear vs Front Tire Size

  • 1999
  • 911 Carrera Cabriolet
111 996
Wheels and Tires
Redondo Beach, 

How big can I go on my rear tires without causing traction problems on the front. Today I have 275 / 35 / ZR18 on back Michelin Pilot Super Sports and 225/40/ZR18 Falken on front. Bummed the new rear tires wore out fast 18 months compared to front used over 3 years. I'm told that big on back can create front oversteer. So what should I do to optimize balance, treadwear and traction yet still have fun taking fast hard turns freeway or racetrack?  

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