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Old 09-26-2007, 02:01 PM   #21
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... when the car is parked all night in sub-freezing temperatures, turns back into ice and expands...
Why would you be that cruel to your car when you have a garage.

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if you have an iceberg lodged in your wheel, you should not be driving.

honesty, could ice really wreck anything metal inside your wheelwell?
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I'd love to park in a garage in the winter, but it'* my brother'* garage so his Mini will be in there. Plus my car wouldn't fit, his garage is smaller than HALF of yours.

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I'm going with 16" rims. I was wondering how narrow I can/should go. The narrower the better for snow IIRC, but is 215 too narrow? I wouldn't be doing any high speed maneuvers.

In trying to keep as close to the stock diameter as possible, 215/65/16 would be closer than 225/60/16.

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Narrower is always better, as you are putting more downward pressure on a smaller surface area.

In the winter I go from 255/50 down to 225/65
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