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A couple of questions here regarding snow tires for an '08 SES. The recommended tire size is P205/50R16.

1. Can I run a 15" wheel on the SES?
2. What would be the difference between a 15" snow tire and a 16" snow tire performance wise?
3. Any recommendations?

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1. Yes, only SVT's can't run 15's
2. I really wouldn't think there's be much, maybe a taller sidewall if you went with a 15"
3. I have Dunlop WinterSport, and they are an excellent winter tire. Since you live in Montana I might recommend a more aggressive snow tire like Bridgestone Blizzaks. Pretty inexpensive for 15's, I think my buddy just paid $330 or something for his set.

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With the 15 inch wheel you can run 195/60-15 a very popular size with reasonably good pricing. For a 16 inch wheel think about 205/55-16. Its a little taller than the 205/50 but not enough to cause problems. There's good selection in this size as well.
 

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I run a 205 50 16 Hankook ice bear. just bought another set, lasted 3 years, GREAT in snow, good on dry as well.
 
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