Date: Fri, 06 Nov 1998 19:32:06 -0800
From: AstroMike <michael.oomsnopsamet.be>
Subject: Re: 900 + 205 tires?


Whatever you do, don't buy Continentals, they are utter crap. Michelin or Pirelli is the way to go. Michael njahnopsamejanews.com wrote: > In article <3640D80D.5518nopsamnet>, > jvanabranopsamnet wrote: > > AstroMike wrote: > > > > > > No, you should use a 205/55-16. The same level of grip, but slightly more > > > comfort. A 50 is just too hard. > > > > > > Michael > > > > But a 55-series 16" tire might rub the inside wheel wells on > > the back under full suspension compression. It varies from > > tire to tire, but IMHO it's not worth the risk... > > > > -Justin > > > > I have 195/65-15 on the back of my car and these have rubbed when the car is > fully loaded. For my 2 cents worth I would agree with Justin and say to stick > as close to the original size as possible. For myself I am goint to fit > 205/55-15 at the next tire buying session just because the choice of tire is > much better at that size (either Bridgstone SO2 or Michelin Pilot sx, haven't > decided yet) > > -----------== Posted via Deja News, The Discussion Network ==---------- > http://www.dejanews.com/ Search, Read, Discuss, or Start Your Own

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