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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

 
 
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:40 AM
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Experiences with 235/60/18 Winter setup?

Obviously I am planning way ahead, but has anyone run 235/60/18 instead of the standard 255/55/18 for their winter tires? Experience tells me that a narrower tire and more sidewall is generally better for tough winter conditions, within reason. Would verify that load range of the specific 235/60 tire is OK of course. Curious to hear any feedback on dry road and snowy conditions.
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