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Is 205 40 17 the right size? #414680 Mar 8, 8:19pm Mar 8, 8:19pm
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Is 205 40 17 the right size?
Just checking if 17 rims If I should put 205 40 17 or 215 40 17 or does it make a large difference?????


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Re: Is 205 40 17 the right size? [Re: Paco7997] #414681 Mar 9, 10:30am Mar 9, 10:30am
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GTS_Rosh
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Yes, the 205/40/17 will throw your speedo way off, plus the side wall will be way too thin, making your wheel gap look worse. The right size is 215/45/17.

Re: Is 205 40 17 the right size? [Re: GTS_Rosh] #414682 Mar 9, 11:42am Mar 9, 11:42am
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I have 215 40 R17. The spedo is just a touch off. I think if it reads 60mph, I'm actually going 58.6mph better to err a bit slower I think.

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