I have a C coupe with 16 X 7 OEM wheels.
I switched to 225/50-16 Yokohama ES100.
Fit just fine, handling is much better than
the stock 205/65-16's. Turn-in is crisper,
and ultimate grip is much higher. The
ES100 isn't the most agressive rubber you
can get, it's a compromise of good performance
at a reasonable price. I'm partial to
Bridgestone or Yokohama because I've had
great satisfaction with them. A Bridgestone
RE730 would be a good higher performance choice too.
I did note a 2mpg average hit, with this new
rubber. It's due to the it being higher performance
(stickier) and wider (friction).
Going 17" is a big investment. I too am in
NorCal and run 17" 40 series tires on other
cars. Nothing but heartache with damaged tires
or rims due to our shitty roads and the potholes
after this recent rainy spell haven't yet begun
to get patched. 17"s do look and handle better,
but the cost is more than double that in the
long run, vs. upgrading the 16" stocks.
I am helping my dad with an issue. When he turns the car off this red light starts blinking. The arrow is pointing to the light in question just to the left of the function button #7. When this blinks it runs the battery down quickly. If he disconnects the battery then reconnects it, the light...
i have a 06 c230 sport six speed with about 160k im throwing a p0300 which is a random cylinder misfire and a p0301 302 303 304 305 and 306 wich is a misfire on every cylinder also throwing a p2189 ssytem to lean at idle on bank 1 p2187 system too lean at idle bank 1 possible coils any help...
Hi all my cars coolant tank keeps overflowing , car does not over heat and drives smoothly. But when I stop and it idles for n few minutes the tank over flows . when you open the hood you hear how it sucks water. There is also a black liquid in the tank. Can it be head gasket that has blown...
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