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Just looking at winter tyres and came across http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vredestein...item233478c1fe

So is it ok to put 225/45 on the rear rims? Mine are normally 245/40/17 rear,225/45/17 front.
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Check the owners manual and I think it says you use the same size on front and rear when using winter tires and I think it is the 225x45 listed for winter tires. That said you should be OK.


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