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Old 04-23-2013, 09:28 PM
fplanner2000 fplanner2000 is offline
Location: Denver
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 183
Mein Auto: 2011 550ix Mpkge,etc; RRv

I'm going to get the 312 20" wheels (w/Michelin SS when they come off backorder). I'm pretty sure they don't come in 19", because that would be TOO easy, right? What I'm wondering is whether staggered wheels will be at ALL advantageous on my x-drive car? I'm thinking no, plus I like the idea of having 4 interchangeable wheels/tires all the same size (8.5" rims).

However, since I'm not exactly sure how the x-drive is implemented from a standing start, I'm not sure whether I'd be giving up any performance or not by just using 245x35x20's on 8.5" 312s all around. I could see where I would be on a rear-wheel drive car, but not sure on this x-drive.

I could use some experienced advice here - please chime in if you have some....Thanks
550ix, Dark Graphite Metallic II, M-package, Dinan Stage 2, 20" wheels, conven pkge, cold weather pkge, Prem Pkge 2, Paddle Shifters, vent seat pkge, sport transm pkge, fold-dn rear seat, etc. Black Dakota Leather, Light Wood trim
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