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      06-27-2011, 09:29 AM   #1
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Tyres/Wheels question

My X1 shoes are 225/50/17.

Is there any way to go to a higher profile? For instance 235/55/17 or this is not applicable?

I just want to make the car have more off road abilities.
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      06-27-2011, 09:37 AM   #2
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You'd probably have to change your rims as well then.
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      06-27-2011, 09:55 AM   #3
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and put on 16'' ?
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      06-27-2011, 02:36 PM   #4
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No, you can still get 17", get to your nearest good tyre franchise.
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      06-28-2011, 01:29 AM   #5
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Sorry manicm, I dont get this (I am not good on the rims combination etc).

You say to change my 17'' rims and get 17'' rims again?
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      06-28-2011, 05:09 AM   #6
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If you care about how accurate your speedometer reads, then you should follow this:

http://www.1010tires.com/tiresizecalculator.asp
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      06-28-2011, 02:58 PM   #7
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Sorry manicm, I dont get this (I am not good on the rims combination etc).

You say to change my 17'' rims and get 17'' rims again?
Yes, sometimes a rim is made for a specific profile. But check with your local wheel centre, you may be able to put a higher profile 17" tyre on your current rims.
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