Thread: The new 7er :)
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Old 11-28-2005, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Malibubimmer
The photos of the alleged new 7er appear to make it look a lot like the new Mercedes S class, but a little sleeker.

As for the wheels, what happens when you put on larger wheels and tires? Do they affect (1) suspension and road feel,
a little firmer, since you are loosing an inch of air to ride out small road bumps

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(2) body clearance,
no changes (maybe a few mm at most)

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(3) odometer and nav readings,
well, nav is confused because it think you are going backwards. hehe, just kidding. why would nav possible care about your wheel size? LOL

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(4) turning radius and/or (5) steering?
reall nothing except for road feel changes. handling is a little better IMHO since i went from 19 to 20 (i also got high performance pirelli). you want to keep this handy:

http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html
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