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Old 11-03-2010, 10:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can the spec tire size 225/55/16 be changed for 225/60/16 is there enough room without tire rub ?: is offline   Reply With Quote
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The tire sidewall will become 11.25 MM taller so we're talking about a CM. To see how this might affect your gauges try this:
Tire size calculator

Why not just stick with the spec tire size?

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