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Re: Big tire snow question (archive)

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Posted by Norm on July 03, 2000 at 16:45:12:

In Reply to: Big tire snow question posted by Eric on July 03, 2000 at 16:06:39:

: I know, I know - wrong season! I live in Eastern Mass and plan to buy a 528 soon. What do you guys with big tires (17") do in the winter? I plan to get a separate set of steels with actual snow tires, but I don't know what size would be appropriate. Would I go back down to 15"? If so, would that wreak havoc with a tighter-than-stock suspension?

: Thanks-
: Eric

Never to early to plan I guess. I checked TireRack for '99 540i/6spd and nothing came up for "winter" tire recommendation. Anybody know what wheel size/tire size would be best?

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