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Tirerack.com has an excellent page explaining how tires react on different width rims. The summary version is that tires can fit on a variety of rims, and thus rims can accept a variety of tires. The best approach is to determine the rim's width and ensure that it is within the specification of the tire. There is also the concept of "plus sizing" where a ...
The synthetic oil should last longer without degrading, so if you are doing less miles this should safely extend the oil change period. Check with your garage that you get the correct synthetic oil.
Where you need to start is at the O2 sensors and spark plugs, plus a thorough cleaning of the Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor and upper intake tract. While looking at the scheduled maintenance guide for your vehicle, I'm not seeing these things mentioned (though I did a cursory glance). It is common practice for original O2 sensors and spark plugs to last for ...
Going to a 205 width tire, you would need to move to a smaller profile ratio - which would be a 55, in order to get close to the original tire height. Typically, going to a wider tire hampers original performance. Wider tires weigh more, have a wider contact patch, so it takes more force to move (increased fuel consumption), and harder for it to channel ...
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