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BMW different tyre profile front and back

Hi i have a bmw730 53 plate. It has 19" wheels. The tyres on the back are 275/40/19 and on the front they are 245/45/19. Is it ok to add 245/40/19 on the front as I need to replace the tyres or should the profile stay slightly different. If so why please?

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  • nicholalegg Dec 05, 2008

    Thanks for the answer. Just to claify, they were an upgrade straight from BMW and these were the sizes that came fitted so I dont think they would ever had 275s on the front as well.

    However, you think it is OK to move the front profiles from 45 (standard) to 40 in this case




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Albeit slight, it may affect the speedo reading & ESP/Traction control if fitted.

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Yes it is, you wont notice any differens except the "look", your car wont look so cool as whit the 275 tires.

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