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Old 05-06-2005, 06:49 PM
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Can I use non stock size..

I have a 300E, 195/65-15 is the stock right..
I"m looking to buy 205/60-15 tires, cause found a good used set.
Is there much of a difference? Any rubbing? Anyone using this size?

87' 300E champagne - Euro headlights and corners, 8-hole rims, 140,000miles/220,00km.
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Old 05-06-2005, 07:22 PM
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Hey Oasis,

go to this site:

you can type in both tire sizes and compare all the aspect ratios.
I know on my w126 i went from 195/70-14 to 205/65-16 and have no trouble with ride quality or rubbing.

Good Luck, R.
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Old 05-06-2005, 08:09 PM
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This is what is known as a Plus Zero size which means it can be used with the factory rims, that is what is on my 1986 300E

2004 SL500 Black 55K Miles
2002 s500 Black 90K Miles
1986 300E Gold 233K Miles
1966 Twin Cessna 320D
1989 Jeep Cherokee 233K Miles
1994 Ford Van E150 399K Miles
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Old 05-06-2005, 08:13 PM
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Take a look at this site:
1989 300CE Astralsilber/Schwarz
1992 300CE Schwarz/Schwarz
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Old 05-07-2005, 05:18 AM
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that size will work easily... I have 205-55-15...

when these tires go, I am going to try and upgrade to 16's on the CE . The E has 16's and it looks sweet.

1989 300ce 129k
( facelifted front,updated tail lights, lowered suspension,bilstein sports, lorinser front spoiler, MOMO steering wheel, remus exhaust,stainless steel brake lines). (Gone)

1997 s320 154k (what a ride). Sold with 179k miles. Replaced with Hyundai Equus

1994 e320 Cabriolet 108k

1972 280se 4.5 153k Owned for 12 yrs, sorry I sold it

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