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I searched passed postings but couldn't find anything that addressed my concerns. I just bought a 1999 SLK230, it came with 225/55 R16 on all 4 wheels. It should be 225/55 R16 on the rear wheels and 205/55 R16 on the front. Should I be concerned about the larger tires on the front wheels?
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I can't remember sizes, but there was a recommendation for 4 wheels the same size for winter driving.

Think it may mention that in the manual.
https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servi...owners_manuals
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