In Reply to: Are 17" wheel alright for winter driving? posted by Richard on January 26, 2000 at 23:56:20:
A good winter tire on a 17" wheel should perform reliably. Try the following:
Pirelli's new Winter Ice series are more than just a winter tire - they're ice tires. True to their names, the Winter Ice tires challenge the most severe winter driving conditions. Pirelli claims they offer the performance equivalent to that of a studdable tire - with the studs !
: I'm buying a 2000 BMW 540i with 17" wheels. For winter can I just install 17" winter tires, or is it better to install 16" wheels with 16" tires. If so, how come?