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Taller tires in back than in front?

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Answer #1 | 20/12 2013 11:11
These should be fine, a little wider in the front is not a bad thing.
Answer #2 | 20/12 2013 11:19
no, its a small difference that you will never notice. Run them untill the tread is low and get a matching set when its time to replace them. On the driver door jam of the car there is a sticker that will give u the original tire size for that vehicel
Answer #3 | 20/12 2013 12:12
It is always best to use the same exact sized tire on all four corners of your vehicle which is recommended by the automaker. However, the difference in the shorter sidewall aspect ratio should not be a huge safety concern. But there is one thing you should definitely check. Make sure the speed and load index ratings are identical on the two models of tires.
Answer #4 | 20/12 2013 12:41
I wouldn't have bought a car with mismatched tires. If the previous owner maintained the tires that carelessly what does it say about how they treated the rest of the vehicle?
Answer #5 | 21/12 2013 11:21
One danger is that the because the back is higher than the front, the headlights will be pointed downward, so they won't illuminate far enough down the road. It may or may not be possible to change the aim of the headlights to fix this.
Answer #6 | 20/12 2013 23:46
The difference is 3/8" in diameter it should not cause a problem

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