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As your car is 4 wheel drive, it's important to keep to outside diameter the same to avoid abnornal load and wear on the centre diff/transmission. The width is not as important. This site shows a 0.6% difference in OD with your current tyres. As Paulster suggested you could buy a 2nd set of rims specifically for winter tyres. And there shouldnt be any risk ...


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The problem you have is that your rear wheels are wider than your front wheels, so your rear rims are wider than your front rims. You can't put a narrower width tire on a rim than it is designed for as it won't make contact with the rim. You could get narrower rims for your car, I wouldn't recommend it because you have a powerful rear wheel drive car and the ...


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So my understanding is one needs smaller wheels to accommodate the higher sidewall, else there will be rubbing issues as the tire will be to big to fit in the wheel well. Your understanding is correct. Typically you can deviate from the stock tire size by one size, up or down, in width or aspect ratio. From what I'm seeing, the stock size is a 225/55R18, ...


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