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NEW SMARTCAR FORTWO OWNER (Need Help Please)

Hi guys. I’m a new owner of a 2013 Fortwo. It has 18K original miles and everything is great. Because i’ll be driving this car ALOT, I wanted to ask this amongst all of you guys.

Each day for work, I travel about 80miles round trip and I was looking to get advice on what is the best tires ( or possible additional rims so that all are equal) to get.

I’ve read quite a bit that many owners suggest getting all four rims / tires to equal? Is this best option and / or should I keep with my stock rims and just get better tires?

currently I have the Continental ContiProContact 155 / 60 / R15 (Front) and 175 / 55 / R15 (Rear)

Thanks in advance,

Josef
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Welcome to the forum! If you want the best in ride comfort for the least coin, pick up another set of rear wheels, then get 185/60/15 tyres mounted to them on all four corners. If you're super dedicated to ride comfort, get the Daystar lift kit then go even higher in tyre size.

It is also recommended to lube your chassis points under the car. I didn't notice any difference in how the car felt over bumps, but it at least did stop the suspension noises? My lube also seemingly attracted all sorts of dirt and mud from my offroading activities, but oh well.
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