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Old 11-22-2006, 10:49 AM   #1
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Will 225/45/17 fit on my OEM rims???

I have a 2001 330xi with OEM 17 inch rims and the OEM tires size 205/50/17.

The new tires I want to buy aren't available in this stock size. The closest would be 225/45/17

I know that 225/45/17 tires will have the same overall diameter at the stock 205/50/17. But will they fit on the stock rim since they are wider? Even if they'll fit, will they look weird?

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Old 11-22-2006, 11:29 AM   #2
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they will be fine.
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Old 11-22-2006, 11:50 AM   #3
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Old 11-22-2006, 12:12 PM   #4
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My 2002 325i Sport came with 17" wheels and 225/45/17 tires. So, if your 17" wheels are the same width as mine, I'd think you'd be fine.
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