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Old 11-19-2012, 03:44 PM   #11
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i have the 225/60/16'* on my old 03 monte and on my 98 bonnie, they are about 125 per tire for bfg traction ta, which are really good four season tire. the 17'* are maybe 155. seems hardly worth messing with getting different wheels if there isnt anything wrong with yours. decent looking 16in wheels arent going to be cheap enough to make it worth while.
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i was in okc and the whole state shut down because of an inch of ice, i made it home fine and wont buy any other tire.
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seems hardly worth messing with getting different wheels if there isnt anything wrong with yours. decent looking 16in wheels arent going to be cheap enough to make it worth while.
I agree generally, but I am due for a new set of tires right now. I think i could justify the price of the new tires/rims if i was able to get some money out of the old rims; they are in good shape. In reality, this is just a brain storm.

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Only way to get 15'* on there is to swap to SE brakes, but I would say that hardly justifies the end result, not even counting the 15'* will leave you hurting badly for handling. Ask me how I know #205/70R15 FTL
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At one point i got stuck into getting a single replacement Goodyear Eagle Authority at Walmart, and its not even been a bad tire. It was however like $175 out the door, and I had the put it on. Just want to avoid that again.
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sams club or bj'* should have the bfg'* for 150 installed give or take for the 17'*
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You guys have me convinced to not try for 15s. I just started a new thread specifically about the Bonn. SE Wheel (16") instead of the SLE (17"). I have the opportunity to buy some SE rims with snow tires, which i guess is less generic. If that will not work, I will let this go permanently. Thanks again.
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Close this post. Im a moron. Sticking with the 17in wheels, and I just got some new all season tires on there. Drives just fine. Thanks.
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