Let’s talk 16″ Rims
The P2 (Volvo slang for second generation) Volvo R (Volvo slang for performance model) cars have 302mm brakes. Given that, is it possible to put a sixteen inch wheel onto an R car?
“You cannot fit any 16 inch wheel to a P2 R but there are few inexpensive 17 inch aftermarket that fit. If you’re concerned with a wide snow tire Volvo recommends going with a 225/45/17 instead of a 235/45. Enkei used to make a very good looking cheap wheel. Mak aftermarket 17 inch wheels need 5mm spacers to clear the calipers.” 16″ Rims
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