Winter tire size little bigger sidewall

Tiny
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Hello, current all season tires on car size 235, 50R, 18 inch. Was given a new set of winter tires size 235, 55R.18 inch. Think I can still mount them even if the sidewall on the winter is just a bit bigger thanks.
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Sunday, September 8th, 2019 AT 5:29 AM

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Tiny
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Good morning,

By changing the aspect ratio or the number between the rim and the tread, you will effect the roll speed.

It may effect your ABS system as the roll speed will be different between the front and rear tires.

They will work but my question is, why are you using winter tires? Today's tires work well in both summer and winter.

Roy
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Sunday, September 8th, 2019 AT 5:44 AM
Tiny
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Thanks. I'm way up north in Canada in a mandatory thing and I was given the four winter for free.
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Sunday, September 8th, 2019 AT 6:02 AM
Tiny
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Try them and see.

Roy
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Sunday, September 8th, 2019 AT 8:26 AM

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