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Old 07-22-2021, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by andrewwynn View Post
Unless I missed something you didn't say the size of tire you are starting with but the baseline tire I suspect is 255/55/18

Going to a wider cross section will make for a stiffer not softer ride. Thinner cross section with a taller ratio will get you a softer ride but to get more height you either need to use smaller wheels or end up with taller tires that will throw off your speedometer more than it already is (BMW speedometer reads 3mph high except in Japan).

245/60 looks promising.
Very helpful thank you! Yes starting with 255/55/18 on 8.5" wide BMW stock wheels. Simply stated, just looking for a little taller ratio, without spacers, adapters or new wheels, if it throws off the spedo, no big deal.
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