Is is ok to put a 255/40/17 Tire on the front ?

Asked by Apr 29, 2017 at 05:50 PM about the 2011 BMW 3 Series 323i Sedan RWD

Question type: Car Customization

I accidentally gave the tire store the rear tire size to replace the front tires. I allowed the tire store to mount them and have only noticed a little bit of performance difference. I have no rubbing issues. My main concern is will my rack n pinion steering become effected by this bigger tire on the front ? The tire owner says he does this all the time on my type of cars. Just trying to get some input.

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85,485

Your steering will be fine.

Thanks for the feedback. Update is my car is a 328i not 323i. If that makes a difference probably not.

85,485

No, the rack and pinon will be just fine.

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