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After several delays including figuring out the fitment, MRR not shipping the centering rings, I finally got the FS06's put on yesterday and put 200 miles on them.

I LOVE THEM!!!! The Mustang is a completely different car. In a GREAT way in my opinion...

I thought the Mustang drove and handled great for what it was, a Crossover/SUV. With the MRR's and the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S's, it feels and handles a lot more like a Mustang. The SUViness is gone!!! The tire and wheel combo has "stiffened" things up and taken some of the SUV "bounciness" we have all felt out of the ride.

I drove the same stretch of uneven crappy MN highway where the frequency of the car would be slightly off and "bounce" through it. The new set-up "thuds" through it like a performance suspension does. You could tell the rebound on the wheels has changed.

The slight roll I felt corning has been dissipated so dramatically it's almost gone. Everything on the car is way tighter!!! It feels like the suspension likes the wheels better than the OE's combo.

After I get some more miles on them and having some of my buddies that know the intricacies of ride dynamics better than I do, I'll report back with some better feedback and picks.

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Amazing how much the look of the car is transformed by those wheels. That looks like a real performance hot hatch. Well done.
 

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And also, I'm wondering if it affects the speedo and range calculator?
The difference between the 2 tires is only 3 revolutions per mile. The effect should be barely noticeable.
 

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Poking around a few aftermarket wheel sites and I've yet to find any attractive aero wheels.
I agree. I think most wheel designers have not tried yet because most buyers don't care about good aerodynamics. That will change as more people get BEVs, I hope. I do think the stock Premium 19" wheels look really good, especially if they are darkened somewhat (not black, but grey). This is what I will probably do when my MME arrives in 1,000 months (or when they finally get around to building it):

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The difference between the 2 tires is only 3 revolutions per mile. The effect should be barely noticeable.
19 vs 20 diameter is a difference of just over 5%. It works out to closer to 53 rotations per mile. My math gets me 1061 rotations with 19" vs. 1008 with 20".

Another way to think of it is if the car reports 70mph on the speedometer you would really be doing closer to 74mph.
 

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19 vs 20 diameter is a difference of just over 5%. It works out to closer to 53 rotations per mile. My math gets me 1061 rotations with 19" vs. 1008 with 20".

Another way to think of it is if the car reports 70mph on the speedometer you would really be doing closer to 74mph.
Please check the tire specs. 723 vs 726 revs per mile.
 

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Another vote for the PS4S for a maximum performance tire. I had them on my Focus RS and now on my GT500 and have the SUV version on the Mach-E (Pilot Sport 4 SUV). They are very close to the performance of the PS4S but definitely quieter which what I was looking for otherwise would have gone with the PS4S also.
 

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Looks good now for suspension work!
 

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