Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Winter Tires for Ti 17"... Argh!
View Single Post
Old 11-18-2012, 05:33 PM   #17
Focus YBTC
Focus Enthusiast
Focus YBTC's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 97107
Location: Southeast, MI
What I Drive: 2012 Yellow Blaze Tri-Coat Titanium

Posts: 534
Points 722, Level 14
Points: 722, Level: 14 Points: 722, Level: 14 Points: 722, Level: 14
Level Up 22% Completed
Level up: 22% Level up: 22% Level up: 22%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 Focus YBTC Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by BPEW584 View Post
I've been on the hunt for winter tires, but it's almost impossible to find these in the 215/50R17 size. Will it be OK if I deviate to a 215/55R17 size instead? Not sure if doing this would cause any unexpected issues.

It tool me about 30 seconds to find that size in a Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 at Discount Tire online. At the time, a few weeks ago, they had the best price on that particular tire so I bought them and some wheels online and had them go to my local Discount Tire store where I had them installed. I love the tires so far by the way. I haven't used them in the snow yet but what Blizzak is not great in the snow? They are quiet and grippy on dry and wet roads so far.
Focus YBTC is offline  
    Reply With Quote