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Asked by Nov 09, 2008 at 03:56 PM about the 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class

Question type: Car Customization

I am thiking of changing my tires set, it usually come with standard 205/55 R16 tyres and i am thinking of putting
a 215/55 R16 and my question is : will it be ok and it won't affect any suspension , steering or any hydraulic
system??? and if i put 205 in front and 215 in back?
To know it's a european CLK230 Kompressor.

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You should be fine. The recommended tire sizes are going to be printed on the door jam right inside your drivers door. You should be fine running up to 225/55R16 as that's what they run here in the states. Although they won't be much bigger you will probably feel a difference as steering effort will be a little more difficult. It won't damage or wear anything out any quicker.

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First of all 10x robert... I have a 7" front tyres and 7.5" rear tyres, that's the sport package, so i am going with 205/55 R16 Front and 225/50 R16 rear so it will be more balanced (I asked a pro)... Anw 10x man

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A good tire store will tell you if a tire will fit. Why the wider tire? there has been a study and wide tires actually put less rubber on the road due to the centrifugal force on a wider surface having less rigidity to hold the tire flat. For looks? Go for it. Just make sure you note the speedometer change. If you don't the friendly police radar will give you a written notice.

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