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Tires Sizes (again I know) Loyale

tire 165sr13 4x140

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#1 Silas Cruse

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Posted 11 February 2014 - 09:50 PM

So my thought is to use 4 spare wheels that are 15 inches, and run 165-65r15 if I can find them.

 

I compared sizes at:

 

http://www.tacomawor...80r13-165-65r15

 

Any thoughts ?

 



#2 Subaru_dude

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Posted 12 February 2014 - 01:00 AM

What do you mean by spare wheels? If you mean the donuts, you can't put a normal size tire on a donut because it's WAY to narrow.



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 09:23 AM

I have heard they flex a lot under normal driving also. I wouldn't do it myself.



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 11:41 AM

The diameter is really close to stock 165/80-R13. 

 

The wheels that come with the stock spare tire do not fit normal tires.

 

Standard 15" wheels redrilled for 4 x 140 may be too wide for 165 tires, but it is worth finding out.  What is the recommended width for that tire?  What width are your rims?



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Posted 12 February 2014 - 03:56 PM

Why do you want to stick with a 165mm wide tire? A 195mm or 205mm wide tire will fit fine and they are a lot easier to find used or new. You could find wheels to fit a 165mm wide tire, but it will take some looking because its not a common size at all. 195/60/15 is almost the same size as a stock tire and really common. 205/60/15's will also work, they're just a wheezybird hair bigger.

 

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Edited by El Presidente, 12 February 2014 - 03:58 PM.


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Posted 13 February 2014 - 12:05 PM

Another point I forgot the first time:  Make sure the load rating is close to the same as stock. 

 

The 165/65-R15's might be lower than the 165/80-R13's.   I wouldn't use less than about 82T on a tire used hard, year round.  ( I go a bit less on winter tires, because all I can find are 155/80-R13's. But then I make sure i don't go fast, and try to keep the loads down, but I wouldn't want to drive like this all the time.)

 

I can't find any major manufacturer that makes that size. 



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Posted 13 February 2014 - 01:51 PM

195/60/15 looks like the winner.

As for the rims, yes the 15 inch spare rims are what i am hoping will cheaply* enable me to run 15 inch tires :)

Without doing too many mods.



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Posted 13 February 2014 - 06:36 PM

Spare rims are too narrow for 195/60/15's and even if they fit its a really bad idea, just drop the thought of using spare rims for everyday use and get some normal 15" 6lug wheels. Convert them to 4x140mm, or your hubs to 6 lug instead. I've bought a full set of 6lug steel wheels for $40 and all you need after that is a drill bit. This stuff you don't wanna hack, I've had wheels fall off while driving and its not fun.

 

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Posted 14 February 2014 - 09:41 AM

Ive drilled 6 lugs to 4 its awesome and easy





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