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Winter wheels & Tyres

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by TitanTim, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. TitanTim

    TitanTim Dedicated Member

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    Hi all,

    Decided too dig the Zed out and press it into winter service :coolsteer) :lol: which brings me onto getting some winter wheels and what size alloys and tyres too go for. I'm currently looking at 8x18 all round with 225/40 tyres. As the Zed has always had wider tyres on the rear can I expect disasterous handling results if I opt for same width all round. Obviously for winter use I don't want massive width on the driven wheels so thought 225s would be a sensible choice. Its not that long to go until the Autumn :( and looking at winter wheels for the Z4 will cost a holiday around £2500 :-o Will also be looking at a hardtop for the Z3 at some point :lol:

    Any ideas for wheel size?

    Cheers,

    Tim.
     
  2. r37

    r37 Dedicated Member

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    just get some cheap 16'' alloys at around 6-7 inches wide. and some 215/55 tyres. Dont need to spend a fortune on something you'll use for 4 months and wont be speeding round on.