going with 225 from a 235
On a '01 E39 540, with stock tires of 235/45/17 on a 17x8, switched to 18s with 18x8 fronts
will it be a problem to switch to narrower 225/40/18? its less than 4% difference so ABS shouldnt be affected.
Be careful with the load rating. Many tires in 225/40R18 do not carry the approx 1350lbs per tire that is the recommended minimum from BMW.
Perfect person to respond! I was looking at getting it from TireRack.
I was looking at Continental ContiProContact - 225/40/18.
Serv. Desc: 92H
Load Range: XL
UTQG: 500 AA A
My rears are the same but with 265/35/18 thats why i wanted to get ^ Would this be ok?
Overall diameters are too far off and could cause issues with ABS and traction control. Stick with 235/40R18 or 245/40R18 when using with 265/35R18.
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