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Old 07-03-2012, 01:22 PM   #1
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stock suspension with 205 50 15 ?

so i wanna get something new and sticky and the 205 50 15 size is cheaper with way better tire higher quality brand tires with a smaller tire wall .. so would there be any reason not to run the 105 50 15 on stock suspension would it looks silly ? or be to slow idk any one ever seen it or got a pic ?


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Those will be over an inch in diameter smaller than the stock diameter you should be shooting for (23.1 versus 24.2"). 205/55-15 would work a little better. You'll be increasing your gap above the tire by just over a half an inch if looks are a concern.
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Those will be over an inch in diameter smaller than the stock diameter you should be shooting for (23.1 versus 24.2"). 205/55-15 would work a little better. You'll be increasing your gap above the tire by just over a half an inch if looks are a concern.


well im looking to used them for autocross only so looks dont matter to much i mean i wanna get a second set of stock wheels with the 205 50 15
cus they have less side wall and u can get performace tires for around 75-88 a piece locally

and a inch lower to the ground might help the center of balance alil too idk thou asking for help cus im no pro with suspension and tires im a motor kinda guy
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You'll only be about a half inch lower not a full inch inch. While the diameter is a inch smaller the radius is one half that.
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lol yeah i thought about that after i posted but never edited .. i think im a go for it find so stock rims 15 and save up for these tires
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Hell, I have 205/60/R15's on my wagon.

I love it, such a smoother ride, and the tire is going to last real long as long as I keep the alignment on point.
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Old 07-04-2012, 12:30 AM   #7
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i also have 205 60 15 right now the thing is i cant find good tires for under a 100 in that size go to discount tires website and look

205 60 15 ...
http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/sea...0&rd=15&cs=205


205 50 15
http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/sea...05&ar=60&rd=15

i like the dunlops alot under the 205 50 15 but the goodyears are a dollars less i just dont know how they perform
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now that im looking more and more at the eagle gt im liking them cus they come with a mileage warranty and the v speed rating even thou my wagon cant go much more the 110 max im sure haha
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I believe mine are couper, touring CS4.

EDIT:

Yup here it is. Good aggressive all year tire.


I paid $425 installed, so that's not too bad.
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i like them lol
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