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Old 12-11-13, 03:51 PM
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anyone running 215/65 R16 on stock wheels?

wondering if it would be enough clearance.
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There is no problem at all with them fitting but why would you want to? You will lose a bit of handling capability, your braking distances will increase a little due to the smaller contact patch and your speedometer reading will be different. Here is one of the many tire size calculators on the web: http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Tire-...0R16/215-65R16
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There is no problem at all with them fitting but why would you want to? You will lose a bit of handling capability, your braking distances will increase a little due to the smaller contact patch and your speedometer reading will be different. Here is one of the many tire size calculators on the web: http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Tire-...0R16/215-65R16
oh its just for a winter setup. snow tires.
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narrower and taller tires seemed to work better on previous snow setup cars I've driven. They should fit fine.
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I used to use 215/65 R16 winter tires on stock wheels. I never had any problem with them.
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