Tyre sizes

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Tyre sizes

Postby secat187 » Fri Jan 21, 2005 4:32 pm

Does anyone know what difference fitting a set of 195/55R14 tyres to my car would make? The ones on it just now are 195/60R14.

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Postby steveo » Fri Jan 21, 2005 5:24 pm

Your speedo would read marginally out as your rolling radius will be slightly changed. Also you may notice a very slight differnce in ride and I mean slight. Just get a set of 15" wheels with 195/50/15 toyoT1S and away you go. I think 15's look better than 14's but that is personal preference.

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Postby secat187 » Fri Jan 21, 2005 5:27 pm

Yeah that helps. I though that would be the case with the speedo. But I cant compinsate for it by rotating the face slightly.

I may change the wheels I have, but the ones on my car look not too bad and were fairly new (about 1 year old I think)when I bought the car last sunday
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Postby lowflyer » Sat Jan 22, 2005 2:05 pm

here's a link to Toyo's tyre converter page

http://www.toyo.co.uk/index.php?fuseact ... er.welcome

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Postby Richardn » Tue Jan 25, 2005 7:52 pm

The car should have 185/60 14 std, so you are already out with 195/60 14
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