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Old 11-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Wongway Wongway is offline
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Originally Posted by jdauria View Post
During winter time you dont want a "wider" tire.
Sorry, I wasn't asking about a wider tire. I was asking the effects of a wider wheel on a tire.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Supercourse View Post
Check out:

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tirete...jsp?techid=198

The 8.5" wide X5 rims are within spec. for 235/55/17 tires, but at the upper limit.

I don't think you need to run decreased psi.
Duh, thanks Supercourse. I didn't think to look on tirerack for information about tire tech, I'm too used to shopping and leaving to explore the site. That helps narrow searches a lot better than just Google!

Thanks a lot everyone for pointing me in the right direction!
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