Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 16:02:04 GMT
From: "KeithG" <noonenopsaml.com>
Subject: Re: Big wheels


The larger wheels have lower profile tires which have less sidewall flex and hence more direct steering. The steering is turned and the car responds more quickly. KeithG "Jeremy" <JeremynopsamVEelmc.demon.co.uk> wrote in message news:HkhaQWA5XNR7Ewvonopsamscott.net... > Thanks for your reply. Whats a "sharper turn in"? I am not familiar > with that term? > > Jeremy > > > In article <f7417.2375$8O1.1164860nopsamoon.columbus.rr.com>, KeithG > <noonenopsaml.com> wrote: > >more money with larger rims. Tires are more expensive, rims are more > >expensive. Saab 16" rims are notoriously soft and bend easily. If you are in > >the northern climes (frost heaves) stay with 15 or 16 as a max. The > >performance benefits are sharper turn in with larger diameter rims. > > > >KeithG > > > >"Jeremy" <JeremynopsamVEelmc.demon.co.uk> wrote in message > >news:tCGwpLAn6LR7Ewpdnopsamscott.net... > >> Hi > >> > >> Can anyone please tell me the differences between driving on 15, 16 and > >> 17" wheels? > >> > >> Thanks > >> Jeremy > >> > >> 97 900 v6 > >> > > > > > >

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