Need Help! Will 215-60-16 tires fit in 94 E36 318i?
Hi guys, thanks for the help in advance. I just want to know if anyone tried using 215-60-16 tires on their E36 especially on 318i? I'm buying tires with rims and the tires comes with this size. Thanks.
Thanks for the help guys. What really worries me is that will the tires hit anything inside after I install it? I thought 215-60-16 will just be a little wider but not taller. As of now I'm using 205-60-15. Is 205 the diameter/height of the tires? and the 60 is the width of the tires? Sorry for the trouble guys I'm not too familiar with these things. I'm going to use these tires for winter - 215-60-16 winter tires? Is it a good idea?
60 is the height, 205 would be your diameter... you're right on which number is which but you are upsizing the wheel itself and so you have to downsize the sidewall of the tire to equal the same size as stock...
The first part of the number is the width in mm, the second part is the aspect ratio, this is the ratio of side wall to tread width, the last number is the diameter wheel the tire should be put on. So, the second number in a tire size is not a fixed height as it is a percentage.
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