[BiturboS4] 16" wheels?

Matt twentyV matt_20v at yahoo.com
Fri Nov 15 12:42:54 EST 2002

--- "John M. Harrison" <JohnMH at uwyo.edu> wrote:
> My dealer recommended 16" wheels with snow tires due
> to the lower cost.
> I went for Tirerack's recommended 17x7.5 stock size
> wheels with Dunlop
> Winter Sport tires.  I like them very much - highly
> recommended.  Don't
> know of any reason to go with 16s other than the
> cost and possible
> additional sidewall to bounce off curbs.

The additional sidewall gives a softer ride on
ice/ snow packed roads.  Narrower width tires give
better traction in snow.  How big a difference is
all this?  Hard to say.

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