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what is the biggest width I can fit on a rim that is 16.7? 215? 225?

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225, but i think thats with a bit of bulge. I dont think you want that much traction anyways though... better off with 215s.. it will give a better ride. On low profile tires, if the tires slant inward towards the ground from the wheel, it makes a incredibly stiff sidewall. Thats why m3s have thinner tires than the wheel, to get that inward slant.

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