Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2001 19:38:00 -0700
From: John Davies <jedaviesNOSPAMnopsamier1.net>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-5 Winter Tires & Rims


On Fri, 19 Oct 2001 17:08:15 -0400, "Todd" <saabscanianopsamexcite.com> wrote: >Has anyone tried 15 " steel rims on the 9-5. My local dealer says they >don't carry them and wouldn't recommend them. According to him "they drive >like a wet marshmallow". Not wanting to spend more money on 16" allow rims >and tires, my inclination is to go with steel rims and Nokian Hawk 1 tires. >Any ideas? 15 inch winter tires are recommended for "extreme conditions", as per Saab. Do you drive in extreme conditions? If not, go with 16 inchers. BTW, the Aero will not accept 15 inch wheels due to brake rotor diameter. All other 9-5s will take a 15 inch wheel. John Davies Monroe WA USA 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero Wagon 2000 Audi A4 quattro 1.8T 1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4

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