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    Are your new wheels the same offset as original...

    Are your new wheels the same offset as original ones? It looks like it might be a tad tight at the rear inner end of the tyre at full lock, but I think I can have the shop mount one to try it.
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    165/65R13 on front?

    I'm planning to use 165/65R13 on the stock front rims, to match the height increase in the rear from the 175/60R14s. However the tire dealers seem concerned about this, specifically that they might...
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    :mad::mad: I found a new (but outdated) pair of...

    :mad::mad: I found a new (but outdated) pair of Yokohama 185/60R14s at a car shop at half price but they refused to mount them for me because they are bigger diameter than stock tires....
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    I'm looking at putting 185/55R14 on the stock...

    I'm looking at putting 185/55R14 on the stock rear 5" rims. Car Bible says it is OK, but some tire shop ads specify 6" rims for that tyre.

    I would prefer 175/55R14 but apparently they are no...
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    Thanks.... what are the stock rim widths though?...

    Thanks.... what are the stock rim widths though? I like the dials and don't want to change them.
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    Or maybe find a passenger who isn't afraid of...

    Or maybe find a passenger who isn't afraid of driving with me.:suicide:

    Seriously, could I go as wide as 175/60 or 185/60 on the rears? A tad extra height would be good too.
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    replacement tire size advice....

    My car has 145/70-13 and 155/65-14 Michelins on stock "telephone dial" wheels. I recently discovered a certain lack of emergency stopping power :eek: and would like to increase sizes a bit. How would...
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    Tyre size comparisons

    My Beat came with some odd-seeming tyres so I wanted to check how far away from stock diameters they are. There are scads of tire-size calculators around but here is the best and most fun one I've...
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