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Is it critical to do larger winter tires on the rear vs. the front, for the WINTER package... in order to keep in line with what's stock? Or might I also get by just getting a set of four standard same size 16's all the way around? Figure it'd be cheaper and I can rotate them from front to rear if needed?

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a wider tire will act more like a ski, than a tire on the snow. a more narrow tire will penetrate the snow better for traction. send a PM to Brandon from TireRack and he'll hook you up with a proper package, i'm sure.
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Call/Email Brendan @ the Tire Rack. See what his opinion is on the new IS.
 

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Friends of mine actually picked up a set of wheels off ebay for cheap


remember the bolt pattern is common :

Tiburon/Eclipse/TC


He got some off a tiburon, nice 5 spoke wheel for winter
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I am sure you have or will have the "Big Brakes" up front on the IS350..

So you will have to find a set of 16" Rims, with the right offset, to clear the HUGE front calipers...

Good Luck
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Joe Z said:
I am sure you have or will have the "Big Brakes" up front on the IS350..

So you will have to find a set of 16" Rims, with the right offset, to clear the HUGE front calipers...

Good Luck
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You may have JUST talked me into sacrificing the stock rims and adding some winter tread! :( Actually TireRack asked me to come there and get the car measured for them. They haven't gotten their hands on one yet to set up a package!?
 

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Michael said:
Was this for an IS250/350?

Nope


But the bolt pattern is the same on the IS250/350 as the cars listed above ^^


he got them for a 350Z just for winter
 
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