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Old 09-24-2009, 01:15 AM   #1
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What to do for winter. I have 3 tires from my old car

EDIT: Only considering snows, not all seasons.

I have 3 tires from my old (and first car) 2001 chrysler neon.

The tires are General something or other 205/55/R16 and only one winter old.

Tirerack recommends a 205/55/R16 combo but I'm worried that it will look tiny on the car and that the speedo will read incorrectly.

So 2 questions:

1.) What 16 inch rims can I get that look decent and will clear the brakes on the ZHP?

2.) Is there a better alternative, perhaps with 17 inch rims? If so, would it economical? Currently I need 1 tire and 4 rims.

Bonus Q'n) Can I get 18" tires???

I'm off to google before you can say search it!! :-D

Overall, what should I do?



EDIT 2: Didn't know there were 18" snows but here they are:
http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/sho...php?p=10503266

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Old 09-24-2009, 02:15 AM   #2
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16's wont fit. There are a few special 16's that will clear zhp brakes, most wont.

get some cheap 17's or 18's, and get winters for them. 18 inch winters are pricey, but available.
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Old 09-25-2009, 10:50 AM   #3
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should'v gotten a 325
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Old 09-25-2009, 11:05 AM   #4
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should'v gotten a 325
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Old 09-25-2009, 11:09 AM   #5
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I think Tirerack still sells 16s new that clear 330 brakes. I had a set of 16" M Contours that cleared them (and E36 M3 brakes). Search for winter packages at their site, they may still have an ASA wheel.
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