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Old 10-25-2004, 02:33 AM   #11
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leaning towards the michelins x-ones
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btw, what is the higest profile that the wheel wells will allow with the stock 16' rims
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I am running 225x60x16s Michelin X-Ones on factory 16x7wheels with 46 mm offset on our 90 Bonne. They come very close on the front at full lock. I have the same tires with aftermarket Enkei 16x7s with 38 mm offset on another car. They come even closer.
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10mm comes that close? That would mean that 215'* have little room to begin with...?
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The Michelin X-One is a bit larger than the normal 225x60x16. It also depends on how well the car was assembled - the clearance between the tire at full lock and the front inner fender liner is less on the passenger side of our 88 than the driver'*.
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Good to know, as there'll be 225'* on my car within the next little while.
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