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post #1 of 5 Old 03-13-2011, 12:02 PM Thread Starter
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tyre issues

i joined today to find out about tyres for my standard 08 compass, read everything i can find but still have no idea. i currently run 215/60R17 but i want to go higher and wider 1 tyre shop recommended 225/60R17, but is it true that i can get away with 235/65R17 instead. pls help
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-15-2011, 09:42 AM Thread Starter
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went to tyre dealer today asked about getting a set of 235/65R17 put on, he said he could do it but was worried about putting a 235 on a 6.5 rim, he thinks the tyre sidewall would bulge. can anyone please help me with some advice. thx lesby
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-23-2011, 06:37 PM Thread Starter
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well i have decided on a rocky road lift and have ordered my tyres now in a 225/60R17. sorry that no one felt they could help me on this forum. lesby
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post #5 of 5 Old 03-26-2011, 07:13 AM
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michelin are the best. and yeag u should always use only the prescribed dimension of tyres.
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