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When you can't get a perfect match should taller tires be in the front or rear?
 

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Generally the rear but on the solstice this is not possible because taller tires in the rear would hit the fender well. In the front it would most likely hit the fender well when turning sharply.
 

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Normally taller tires are putted in the rear but in the solstice it always hit the fender due to which fender or tires may damage. So these are placed in front where there is less possibility to hit the fender but while turning.
 

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Thx. I may try to put 305-30-19 Hankook VENTUS V12 evo on the rear. I want 285 on the front, either 30 or 35? I'm wondering how handling, anti lock braking, electronic stability control will be affected, not fitment.
 

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I fit 275/45-18 on the rear of mine with a 6 or 8mm spacer on stock wheels with no rubbing and no issues. It is about an inch taller and wider than stock i think.
 

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The 275's on the front are just fine no need to go any wider. I can see the wider in the back because of the power you are putting down.
I however would look into a better griping compound like the 2014 Vette is using.
 

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When you can't get a perfect match should taller tires be in the front or rear?
Because I didn't really answer your question, I would ONLY error in larger rears because it is a more predictable change. Larger tires normally adversely affect performance and only increasing front is really tough. Many bikes go larger rears and all the old performace cars from 70s went larger rears too.

And...I think your signature may be wrong in that you have an AEM meth kit, not an AME kit....jussayin

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Signature fixed. 275 aren't wide enough to protect my rims from curb rash, think I will go with 285-30-19s, that way the smaller tires will be in front. My Bridgestone Potenza don't seem to stick very well, what compound is the 2014 Vette is using.
 

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I toyed with the idea of putting a spacer on the rear to make them stick out further and the ECM went nuts. drove it for 10 minutes and it constantly dinged me for traction needs service, esc needs service something else and that was enough for me. I'm back on the road without them and without a sound. I'll be taking them back and trade for a jug of oil.
 

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I toyed with the idea of putting a spacer on the rear to make them stick out further and the ECM went nuts. drove it for 10 minutes and it constantly dinged me for traction needs service, esc needs service something else and that was enough for me. I'm back on the road without them and without a sound. I'll be taking them back and trade for a jug of oil.
Thats weird. It should have no effect on TCS. Try them on the other Sol. I had mine on for almost a year and 9000 miles before the crash and never an issue.

The 2014 Corvette wears 285/30ZR20 rear run-flat Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP. If it works for that 460hp/460lb-ft tq, it maybe enough for you too.
 

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Yep, it actually did it twice. put the spacers on Sat evening and made 2 small trips and it did it's thing 50 yards out of rht driveway. then Sunday morning all seemed OK on the way to the store. but on the way back it went crazy again so I took them off after that. I thought maybe it had something to do with jacking the car up one side at a time but nope. Anyway, I didn't feel comfortable with how little threads it left me available with the spacer anyway. they are pretty thick. I think something like 5/16 and I could only turn the lugs about twice before they made contact with the rim so forget it. even with them on, the rear wheels still didn't stick out as far as I hoped. It's cool, I can live with them like they are.
 

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The 2014 Vette is using the new Michelin tires.
 

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I toyed with the idea of putting a spacer on the rear to make them stick out further and the ECM went nuts. drove it for 10 minutes and it constantly dinged me for traction needs service, esc needs service something else and that was enough for me. I'm back on the road without them and without a sound. I'll be taking them back and trade for a jug of oil.
My car did the same thing. The check engine light went off and speed sensors went crazy.
 
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