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#1 The Scooby

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Posted 09 February 2004 - 06:10 PM

hey everyone, what size tire would you all recomend that i run, im gonna go buy some 15inch 6lug toyota rims today, and i also want tog et some tires. i was thinking of something along the lines of 205/50/15's

i dont want to throw off my speedo too much, an i want ti to handle a lil better.

any sugestion?

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#2 junkyardgabe

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Posted 09 February 2004 - 07:03 PM

i would try running a 195/60/15 which you should be able to find tons of then around .they should give you a lower stance and better handling in the corners

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Posted 09 February 2004 - 07:11 PM

tire rack has PLENTY of high performance 205/50-15 tires avalible. It will onyl throw your speedo off i mph at 60...you will actually be going 61.5 or so.

I wish I could find 205/40-15....and id be all over the 6 lug or 5 lug conversion...or 15" pug rims.

#4 The Scooby

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 11:46 AM

ok so i got my pugs and i want some 205/50/15's,

i would run a 55 or 60 series tire but it is actually taller then the stock tire size with a 13 and 70 side wall.

and with the 50 its really no difference.

and anything lower then a 50 you can risk bendin your rims on a large bump.

#5 calebz

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 01:07 PM

Even with 50s you risk bending a rim

I ran 50s on a car for a short while.. hit a hole, broke a rim.. city paid for it.. I said screw it and got 45's.. drove on them for a long time with no problems.

#6 The Scooby

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Posted 26 March 2004 - 03:14 PM

oh well i just mounted some 50 series cooper cobra tires, im at school right now.

so now i just have to find another pair of tires that match.




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