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Infinity G35 Tires

I have had to purchase way too many tires for the mileage. I am told that I can only rotate side to side, not front to rear. This is really getting expensive.

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  • mmcclure003 Jun 20, 2009

    I don't know why the tire guy couldn't explain this to me...thanks.

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You cannot rotate front to rear because you have 17in 225 50's on the front and 235's on the rear. The rear tires (and wheels) are slightly wider than those on the front. You can get all the same size...225's if you replace the rear wheels. When you see the price of those wheels, you'll probably continue to purchase tires. You could get a tire with better treadwear..(harder compound), however you will sacrifice ride and handling and probably noise. I would not recommend side to side rotation because unless the tires are remounted and rebalanced, you will change direction..not recommended on radials.

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