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Old 10-10-2007, 10:05 AM   #1
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Will I just get an abs light and it won't work or is it worse?

With all four tire I'd like to go 235/60/15 but don't know the steelie rim width. Here'* the chart. Stock on my car now is the top row 215/65/15. These are Dayton Daytona SR

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P215/65R15 95S RWL 6.0-7.5 (6.5) 26.0 $73.00
P215/70R15 97S RWL 5.5-7.0 (6.5) 26.9 $71.00
P235/60R15 98S RWL 6.5-8.5 (7.0) 26.1 $77.00




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95 plain Jane SE with 215/65/15 steelies.
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As long as the diameter of all the tires are the same, you should be fine. A diameter slightly larger or smaller from the stock tires shouldn't bother the ABS, as all 4 will be the same size. I had this problem on my '94 SSEi, I had smaller diameter tires on the front, and larger ones on the back, and my ABS would spaz out and engage.
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