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  • Smaller Wheels for Winter?

  • …when shopping for a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package. Another reason for downsizing is to protect your wheels from road hazards such as potholes and to provide a smoother ride. When choosing to downsize with your aftermarket wheel purchase, you compensate for that by adjusting the tire…

  • Advantages of a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package

  • …and options. Many times you're able to downsize the wheel, which also permits you to choose a tire that is a little more narrow. Narrower tires in the winter will perform better since they have less ice and snow to plow through. Also, downsizing the wheel means that the sidewall of the tire…

  • Winter Wheels & Winter Tires for Your Vehicle Made Easy

  • …a wider size that hurt winter driving performance. I always suggest an affordable wheel and tire package for winter, downsizing the wheel and tire whenever possible. By downsizing, you get a higher sidewall aspect ratio along with a narrower tread width that helps the tire cut the snow. But what do…

  • Winter Tires for Your Ford Focus!

  • When purchasing winter / snow tires for your '00-'04 Ford Focus, you have the opportunity to downsize to a 14" package with steel wheels available. For the '05-'10 Ford Focus, downsizing to 15" is best. NOTE: The SVTs follow a different set of rules, 16" minimum for them. My pick for…

  • Review of Winter Tires for a Honda Civic

  • …did not perform well at all. As expected, the Honda Civic with the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80 is handling the snow, ice and slush amazingly well. Downsizing to the narrower 205/55R16 size is paying off. When approaching slush or snow, you can feel the car and tire slice through the wintry mix with…

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  • What to do if I haven't bought winter tires yet?

  • …options, be open minded and you should be able to find something that will keep you safe! If you can't find the tire size you need, consider downsizing with a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package. This can be your savior — especially with a new Audi with 19" wheels and summer tires.…

  • If it were your car, what would you put on it?

  • …and wheel package. I drive a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP. The stock tire size is 225/60R16, but I'm going to downsize to 215/70R15 for winter. You can read here to find out why downsizing is a good idea. I can get some steel wheels (check your vehicle for availability) and keep my costs down and my…

  • Big Savings on Big Snow Tires

  • …go but will have trouble stopping and turning. In the past, when it came to getting the appropriate tires for winter, the only solution was to downsize back to your smaller Original Equipment size that doesn't look right on your lifted vehicle. Now with our closeout 315/75R16 Yokohama Geolander…

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  • Winter / Snow Tires and Wheels for the Tesla Model S

  • …WX5 RIAL Lugano Tesla owners with the 21" dedicated summer tires will definitely need a tire that provides winter grip. We would suggest you downsize to one of the 19" options (as narrower tires are recommended for winter driving) listed above and wrap them on either the Sport Edition WX5…

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