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#1 DKForge OFFLINE  


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Posted May 08, 2014 - 07:33 PM

Sorry if this is a really stupid question but I have a 445 I bought used and I need to replace the rear rims and tires. How do I know if my 445 is an AWS or not? It appears they use different rims based on AWS.

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Posted May 08, 2014 - 07:41 PM

Welcome to GTTalk. If it's an AWS it is pretty obvious. When you turn the steering wheel you'll see the back wheels move as well as the front. I can't recall if those had a special decal that indicated they were AWS. I believe the AWS used narrower wheels on the back to give it the clearance for the rear wheel movement. 

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Posted May 08, 2014 - 07:42 PM

Welcome to GTtalk.  I can't really answer your question on the 445 but I'm sure someone who can will be along shortly.  Just wanted to welcome you to our site.

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Posted May 08, 2014 - 08:44 PM

It will have a 'All Wheel Steering' decal on the fenders above the tires. The tire size will be 23x10.5x12 on an aws, 26x12x12 on a 2ws unit.

If you need to ask if it's AWS, then it's not or you've never used it.