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Old 06-20-2005, 09:37 PM
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Emergency Wheel Advice Needed 10 Minutes

I have a w140 benz, with a recommended 235/50/18 for upgraded wheels. What if i put 225/40/18s? will it work?

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You will likely reduce ground clearance and the speedo will be off.

You will have to go wider, not narrower, to get the same diameter with a lower profile tire.

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