Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 09:49:53 GMT
From: Johannes <>
Subject: Re: 9000CS Tire Selection Help

Sleeker GT Phwoar wrote: > > In article <>, > says... > > I recently has Z rated tyres fitted. My car only require V rated, but > > all the tyres he had of the size 205/55/16 were Z rated. These tyres > > are also fitted to Mondeos and probably many other medium (mediocre) > > cars. > > > Oh agreed, I didn;t mean "the manual says use Z rated", I meant, "IF the > manual states Z rated". > > As it happens, my current 1990 Celica does actually require Z rated 15" > tyres. Quite hard to get hold of actually. And not cheap. My point was that tyre dealers only store the ratings that cover most of their cases. I.e. if he buys a lot of Z rated tyres for 205/55/16, he probably get discount. We can thank the Ford Mondeo for that. Rare combinations will be more expensive.

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