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Trying to find tires locally, and discount tire has some Michelin Pilot Alpin PA2, in a 235/45R17 size on these rims

are they going to be too wide for the speed6?
 

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It doesn't say the offset. If it's got a -45 to -55 offset, it will fit.
 

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so the tire itself won't be too wide?

called back - he said the offset was 42 mm..... still ok?
 

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Oh sorry. Get a 225/47
 

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the 235/45R17 came up in their computer, and they don't have the 215/50R17's that i've seen recommended...
 

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YOu can use a 225/45/17
 

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So 225/45's would be better than 235/45's?
 

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Might have rubbing with 235's if offset is lower than -55
 

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Might have rubbing with 235's if offset is lower than -55
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That's what's got me worried... they said the offset was 42mm... and looking at the calc here:

http://www.wheelsmaster.com/rt_specs.jsp

it seems that the 235/45 will stick out 18mm more (based on 7" wide rims both and 50mm stock/42mm snow offsets).

I think I'll call back and see if they have the 225's
 

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I was told that 18mm more on the outside will rub. Also, 235's on 17x7 rims will be a lot of pressure on the sidewalls in.
 

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callec back, they've got the 225/45's and will do them for the same price...

wheel calc says they will stick out 13mm...

More than I want to spend but I guess I waited too long to get a good deal...

and why ooh why no 17" steelies?
 

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offset is only -42? you might have issues.
 

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See, you are right between the two.
 

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Do you know where to get them?
 

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