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Any Vantage V12 or V12S owners switch to 20" wheels

I need new tires - so do I get Michelin PSS for my 19" wheels that are unique to the V12 Vantages, or if I'm spending on new tires, switch to 20" wheels? Those that made the switch - any + or - comments?

I already have wheel spacers on the stock wheels to at least get them to fill the wheel well better.
 
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PSS is the old model, PS4s replaced the Michelin PSS.

I just switched on my 911 from PSS to PS4s and the difference is impressive. better ride quality, less road noise and grip level even improved!

I do not own a V12 but moving from 19 to 20 inch wheels improved my ride quality. I manly count that to the PS4s tires but also the few mm more clearance on my lowered Vantage.
Besides that, the 20 inch wheels look stunning and the wheel size seems to fit like a glove!

In my case going to 20" with PS4s tires was the best mod I did to my car.
 

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I have 20's on my V8V with sport pack suspension. Love it... rear has 15mm spacer
 

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Can you tell me what the tire sizes are on your 20's - I'm looking for tires that are slightly wider than the rims so they are protected against scrapes.
 
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Can you tell me what the tire sizes are on your 20's - I'm looking for tires that are slightly wider than the rims so they are protected against scrapes.
I run 245/30 and 295/30R20 Michelin Ps4s but my wheels are wide!
20x9.5 +35 front and 20x11 +45 in the rear.

since mine are flush, to archive your goal, you probably need to get 8.5 or 9 inch in front and 10 in the rear.
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Have you considered the 2nd style of DBS wheels? If I were going 20" they would be on my list.

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Originally Posted by prefurbia View Post
can you tell me what the tire sizes are on your 20's - i'm looking for tires that are slightly wider than the rims so they are protected against scrapes.
f 235/30. 9 inch rim
r 285/35 10 inch rim
 

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I think I am running a wider, and larger tire diameter, tire set-up than most here who have posted. I have a custom set of HRE P43SC's with Michelin PS4's.

Front: 20x9 ET42 with 255/35ZR20
Rear: 20x11 ET51 with 305/30ZR20

With the right offset they will fit. Keep in mind, I am running the V8S/V12S fender liners to have the rear clearance, the same as you have.

My car is lowered on the VelocityAP springs.

 

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My car is V8, with sports pack suspension/brakes. Have VAP lowered springs, Found these wheels locally (its stock for 2015 DB9 /DBS) cars.
8,5x20 wheels with 255/35/20 tires in front
11x20 wheels with 305/30/20 tires in rear.
Don't have any problems at all. Love the stance/ride & looks good more me, Michelin is my only choice for all my cars,( even my resto-mod 70 Chevelle)




 

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Great - Thanks I'll order same size tires - should have the setup installed by the middle of the month and show picts
 
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This is is my old V8Vantage on 20 DBS wheels.


 
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Along the same question. I have V12S can you use same wheels as vanquish since they are 20 inch?
 
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Not sure - anyone know?
 
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Nope, Vanquish is a different bolt pattern.
 
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Reason for switching to 20" Wheels went away - I needed new tires, so why not look at new wheels at the same time. It turns out I don't need new tires because there's actually plenty of wear left in them! You may wonder how that happens. Instead of getting new wheels, I traded for a new left over unsold V12S - signed the papers today - the Metallic Silver with Sahara Tan interior at OGara, same colors as if I'd order it custom from the factory. Won't look for 20" till these tires wear out, or I can find used ones I like at a fantastic price (did that before on my V8).
 

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