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Old 08-28-2012, 04:24 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by kevinnz View Post
Hi, I just got a 2012 WRX and am looking at winter tires (I will be getting 16x6.5 steelies). I looked at many threads but non tailored specifically to those sizes. I've seen some people run 205/60 for winter tires and some 215/55. Is there any huge difference in performance? The 205/60's are about 75 dollars cheaper than the 215/55 setup. Any insight would be appreciated!
Originally Posted by colin1234567 View Post
I thought 205/55 was the most popular for 16x6.5, very popular so probably cheaper!
205/55R16's for your steelies.

The narrower tire is preferred for the winter.
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