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Old 03-10-2009, 09:30 PM   #1
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Need some input
I have stock gold cross laces and have 225/60r16.I would like to put a low profile tire if possible.What would be the size that I could put on not messing up how car performs?
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Check this thread out and see if ti doesn't help answer your questions https://www.gmforum.com/t278965/
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Any going down in profile with stock rims is going to effect top speed, shift points, gas mileage, and speedometer readings. That a definite. I'm sure handling would be effected to, but couldnt say to what degree.

Putting a 50 series on those rims leaves a big hole in the fenderwell. We had a member that did it and wished he hadn't.
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