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P30 Package wheel sizes?

I've been searching all over the board but can't find anything on the actual rim sizes for the two-piece P30 package wheels. After going through the car, it definitely needs new tires. I'm probably going to go with some PS4S being it's a summer-only car, may light fall/late spring.

If anyone else has these, any recommendations for tire size?
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235 in the front?
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225/40 zr18 92y Continentals in front
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I am running the PS4S and they are an amazing tire! I was on Conti's when I got the car and was not real happy with them, then went to the PSS and the PS4S are even better. I have wider wheels on mine, but I have 235/40/18 in the front and 265/35/18 in the rear. The front is pretty tight, but I will go 275 in the rear next time, that will take some playing with the camber arms. I would go 225 front and 255 rear if you want to be 100% sure there are no issues. Note that Michelins run pretty wide compared to other tires.
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We run PS4 on both 55 and 350, year round driving.

Tyre size depends on wheel fitment.

Don't have P30 though.
225/40 ZR18 front
245/35 ZR18 rear.

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I am running the PS4S and they are an amazing tire! I was on Conti's when I got the car and was not real happy with them, then went to the PSS and the PS4S are even better. I have wider wheels on mine, but I have 235/40/18 in the front and 265/35/18 in the rear. The front is pretty tight, but I will go 275 in the rear next time, that will take some playing with the camber arms. I would go 225 front and 255 rear if you want to be 100% sure there are no issues. Note that Michelins run pretty wide compared to other tires.
@jet_fl, if you didn't notice, your quoted post here was your #666 ... while the post is highly informative, as usual, the post number is infamous!!! yikes....

With all the positives on PS4S around here, I may be tempted to try out a set on my next tire exchange, just to compare with my favorite DWS06... guess we shall see... BTW, I am running 235/35/19s front, and 265/30/19s rear... pretty wide enough, and have no plans to go any wider front or back.

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