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Old 01-03-2012, 09:52 PM   #117
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Originally Posted by JMD787 View Post
I have the 18's as well. I went with a 15" wheel and snow tire. Keeps the cost down. The closest match to keep the speedometer accurate is 205/65/15. Tire Rack recommends a 195/65/15, but the speedo will be about 1.5% off. With the 205 it's only 0.3% off.
I went with 195/65/15 because they are narrower hence better in snow. It only throws the speedometer off by 2 MPH and once you know that you are good.
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