Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Stoney Creek, Ontario
Welcome aboard! Several things to consider. Larger tires are heavier. Things like acceleration and braking will be affected. Will they fit in the fender wells without hitting the fenders or frame or suspension/steering components? Automatic transmissions may need more frequent servicing. i.e. fluid/filter changes, band adjustments if it has any, heavier cooling. Increased fuel consumption may require more frequent engine service intervals. 4 wheel abs shouldn't be affected, however, traction control maybe. Speedometer inaccuracies will increase. Do not forget that increasing tire diameter while keeping or increasing the aspect ratio will make for a wider tire that may go beyond the fender well and while this looks good while standing still, stones and paint don't generally get along while in motion. Steering control will also change which may require more frequent steering component service.
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