Both front tires are rubbing their shocks. on 1994 BMW 740i

BMW 740i 1994 Stock wheels, tires are 225 55 R16 95H. Problem found when rotating tires. I haven't been able to find an answer. If it's a tire size, what is the correct size? No record of an accedent.

by in Elgin, IL on March 28, 2012
3 answers
ANSWER by on March 28, 2012
You might want check the tag on the driver door jam.
ANSWER by on March 28, 2012
Original standard equipment should be 225 60 R15. It is possible that your vechicle did come with 16 inch rims as it is an option on your vechicle.
ANSWER by on August 04, 2014
Are you sure your wheels are stock? BMW wheels average somewhere around a 22mm inset. They sell spacers at car parts that will add to make up the space needed at the shock. Online tire stores have measurement calculators and methods for measuring the inset on the wheel.