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  • texases 08/10/12 3:45 pm PST

    I'd get 4 of the stock size, BMW rims are having lots of problems with dents and dings in a number of long term tests, I wouldn't want to make it worse with lower profile/heavier tires. And make sure you have a tire inflator with you now.

  • MrShift@Edmunds 08/10/12 6:02 pm PST

    It's a perfect match for substitution but it's so perfect that I doubt you'll see any great difference in how the tires look on the car. your sidewall will just not be quite as tall as before---whether your eye notices a 5% reduction in aspect ratio---well I don't know...the tires might look "flatter" but I don't think the entire car is going to look much different.

    You might ask the tire shop to mount one for you and then lower the car and see if you like it.

    Your car will handle differently, I do know that much--and it'll be quieter.


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