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      11-28-2012, 12:28 PM   #1
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Drives: 2009 328I Monaco Blue
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: United States

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Newbie help on Winter Tires

hey The dealer has suggested 205/55R16 but can i put a set of 245/45 R 17 on the vehicle..I live in IOWA and it gets pretty heavy snowfall so i have heard. I may mostly drive 10 miles a day during winter.

From what i understand from the calculator from the forum " 9mm LESS clearance on the strut side, and the outside edge of the wheel will EXTEND an extra 3mm" is this a major difference and will i run into any issues...?

Forgive for my dumb questions...