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Tires I need Tires

I want to buy new tires but first need some advice

I love the wide look but love my cookie cutters. I don't want to put 17in wheels on the car and cannot afford fuch

My current tires bfg comp ta's zr are great but look silly they are 225 50 15 and there is a bit too much room in wheel well

I am going to go with either

stock 215 60
or
245 50 15

The later will look great but they are expensive

either talk me out of them or into something else


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Have you dropped the rear of your car yet? Or is it still stock height? Lowering it down helps to fill in the wheel wells and looks considerably better.
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225/60R15, you'll never regret doing so. CJ, what do you think?
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225/60 will put the speedometer out, and lower your acceleration, but it will probably help your gas mileage.

I had some 225/55's on my 944, they were just right, but they are very hard to come by.
I would go with 215/60R15's, it's the correct size, and won't cause any handling issues.
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Michelin Pilot HX MXM are the only 225/55's out there for non-race tires.
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