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      11-25-2010, 06:49 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by BMW120iST View Post
Go for 18" ... you will regret it if you go with 17" ... I drove with both and the ride is same on 18" as on 17" since there is only 5% difference in height. I would go anytime with 18" or even with 19" ) ... I will get second set of 18" for my winter tires as well...
Not when you are my age. Drove both in a 2.0 and the 17" were a lot more comfortable than the 18". The 2.3 I tested with 19" was just plain torture on my back.
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