Can I replace a 225 60r16 with a 205 60r16?

Tiny
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In a pinch have a 205 60R16 but I need to know the risks if any.
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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 7:26 PM

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Tiny
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Always stay with oem sizes with tires as they efect the handling caracteristics. Going lower will make the car feel different in stability.

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 7:33 PM
Tiny
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My front passanger tire has a huge lump in it and I was affraid it would start messing up other things. I was looking for a quick solution till payday. Maybe use my donut tire?
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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 8:07 PM
Tiny
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In that case, yes, use the 205. Just dont use it for an extended period of time

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Monday, July 16th, 2012 AT 8:28 PM

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