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tire size for 84 wagon or 86 Brat with puget 15 steelies


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#1 stinkydogfilms

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 01:43 PM

Hi,
What would be a good tire size for 15 inch pugeot steelies? Max size without cutting?
This would be on a NON-lifted 86 Brat or 84 NON-lifted wagon.
What is a good type of tire for rolling on beach sand?

Thank you,
Mike

Edited by stinkydogfilms, 17 February 2017 - 01:44 PM.


#2 BratRod

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:01 PM

195/55r15 is almost the same as stock.

No idea how they would handle sand, though.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:16 PM

When I lived near the beach in SoCal I tried the stock 185/70R13s on the sand without airdown and they were satisfactory for level driving. My guess is that those 15s would be better as they would offer more ground clearance.



#4 BEECHBM69

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:31 PM

I run 195/70/14 on my EA81 hatch, no lift, no rubbing. I air down to 16psi, and have yet to get stuck. 

 

A 195/60/15 is about a half inch less in diameter, same width (compare here: https://www.tacomawo...60r15-195-70r14) I have those on my EA82 wagon, but have never had it on the beach. I can only assume it would perform similarly, even with a slightly shorter sidewall. 

 

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