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Old 02-27-2009, 11:16 AM   #1
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My girlfriends car needs tires. She has a 2005 zx4 with 16" wheels i believe. There really doesnt seem to be any option as far as tire choices. She can either get expensive ones, or really expensive ones. Im at a loss. Apparently this car can only accept a certain low profile tire and apparently no one makes on thats inexpensive. Why i dont know because this car is anything BUT performance oriented. Im so sick of it, its been in the shop more than the last 3 cars ive owned and only has 65K on it. Anyway i could use some advice. Cant remember what it calls for i think she said like a 205/60R16 or something.


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Old 02-27-2009, 12:03 PM   #2
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205/50/16

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http://www.tirerack.com/tires/Compar...=1&RunFlat=All
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you can fit 205/55/16s. it seems there are more choices in that size. definately if you have a stock suspension, like i do. not sure if it is lowered at all.
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BFG makes a relatively inexpensive tire in that size called the g-force sport. I put some on my daughters car and they worked well.
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BFG makes a relatively inexpensive tire in that size called the g-force sport. I put some on my daughters car and they worked well.
BFG g-force sport is about $100 apiece in 205/50/16. Still kind of expensive. No really cheap tires in this size though...
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