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Has anyone tried 205/60R16 tires on a 98 V70?

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Re: Has anyone tried 205/60R16 tires on a 98 V70?

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That is the size of my winters on a 98 fwd v70 no issues for 30000km
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Re: Has anyone tried 205/60R16 tires on a 98 V70?

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Do u have some pictures perhaps?

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Re: Has anyone tried 205/60R16 tires on a 98 V70?

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Drop the car using shorter springs. It never looks better to have meatier tires on a car. Unless you are switching to drag slicks, of course.
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Re: Has anyone tried 205/60R16 tires on a 98 V70?

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Matter of taste I guess. Personally i prefer meatier tires and nicely filled wheel arches than flatter tires and lots of space.
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