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Old 06-04-2011, 07:16 PM   #1
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Question 215/50R16 on 2010 sedan ?

Hi guys,

My 2010 SE came with the lowly 195/60R15 tires, and I'm wondering if the car will fit 215/50R16 tires with no issues ?

Looking to also add lowering springs soon, most likely the FRPP kit ... so would like no rubbing issues then either


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Since u guys have more fender room than the first gen ull should be able to run 225/50/16s with the correct offset wheel easily. Im running 225/50/16 on my Svt with a little rolling to fit.
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Since u guys have more fender room than the first gen ull should be able to run 225/50/16s with the correct offset wheel easily. Im running 225/50/16 on my Svt with a little rolling to fit.
Well, Just found that the optional 17's use 215-width tires, so I guess 215/50-16's should fit no problem


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I ordered 215/50R16 tires and new rims today, so we'll see how they fit my now-lowered Focus in about 7-10 days




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I was running a 235mm (on a 7.5" wheel w/40 offset) for a while with only a little rub on the back bumper/body seam. you will be just fine with a 215.
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i run 215/45/17 on my 17x7 wheels with no issues...
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Look what showed up today ...





And of course I had to paint the wheel weights ^^^^ .... I can't deal with silver weights on black rims ... lol



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