tires on 15's

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Post by greybox » Tue Aug 02, 2011 4:28 pm

I do agree that it would look better on a 7inch wide wheel..

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Post by boostalot717 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:30 pm

what kind of contact patch are you guys getting with those wider tires.

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Post by INVUJerry » Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:21 am

boostalot717 wrote:
INVUJerry wrote:Stock will wheels take up to a 225/50 or 235/60.
Someone got a 235 to stay on the stock 6" wheel? Impressed.
The ones I saw were on a 14" neon wheel with 235/60/14's

http://forums.neons.org/viewtopic.php?f ... 4#p3126339

I've heard of a contact patch being funny with a 225 on a stock wheel so you'd have to lower the air temps. For daily use if stick with a 205 tire. Only with drag radials would I consider a 225 tire since try get really aired down anyway.
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Post by boostalot717 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 3:31 pm

that good stuff there. Even with the 205 or 215 on a 6" wheel we should still be able to get the full contact patch, correct?

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Post by cgneon » Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:14 pm

boostalot717 wrote:that good stuff there. Even with the 205 or 215 on a 6" wheel we should still be able to get the full contact patch, correct?
yes.. i posted a pic of my tread on 1st page.. 205/50 6"wheel...
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Post by magner » Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:49 pm

boostalot717 wrote:that good stuff there. Even with the 205 or 215 on a 6" wheel we should still be able to get the full contact patch, correct?
Personally I wouldn't do it if you do any hard driving or auto-x. Not enough rim for the tire.

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Post by greybox » Fri Aug 19, 2011 12:07 pm

YES!!!! 2000 jetta vr6 wheels...$100 w 3 good tires....and 205/55-16 is a very tight fit but the car rides much better..and looks great too!

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Post by greybox » Fri Aug 19, 2011 8:39 pm

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Post by cgneon » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:11 pm

Wow, those look really nice.
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Post by greybox » Fri Aug 19, 2011 9:26 pm

thank you...totally happy! found a brand new michelin on craigslist for $20 and had wal mart mount/balance and put on for $5...$125 total for the whole package!!!!

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