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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-13-2013, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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alright im looking for some tires and i was wondering on what size can i go with.
would 205/60/15 be way to big for my wheel well or what ?
notmaly i have 195/60/15
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When changing tire size it is recommended to maintain the overall diameter of the wheel to what the car came with from the factory, to keep your speedo and odo accurate.

Spend some time playing with a tire calculator, like this:
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Going from a 195 to a 205 section width won't make a huge difference, but I would say it's not really worth changing tire size unless you are plus sizing wheels.
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+1 Not only that but your ABS maybe affected as well. More than likely with today's standard cars, we should have wheel speed sensors by changing it very small upgrade should not affect it so much, now when you put swampers or 20" gangsta wheels, your speedometer is offset dramatically, yet alone your killing your mpg.

205 is a decent size, but I would recommend that size for a 16" wheel, then 215 for a 17" wheel, etc.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-14-2013, 05:30 AM Thread Starter
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ok well im sticking with the stock 15 rims just one step up tire size.
i dont know much bout tires.. but your basicly stating its better off staying with 195 size unless im getting a bigger rim
gotcha.

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