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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:07 pm    Post subject: A tire size.. Reply with quote

Who makes a 165/60, Ive searched tire rack,discount and 1010 tires(think thats what they are called) and I could not find any. Does that size exist?
I was thinking about my rims which are 4.5" wide, with a bad offset.The 195's make the offset worse so I was thinking if I could go with a different size thats not narrow like a 145,135 or 125/15 for the front maybe the future narrowing kit i buy later down the road (2" narrow) will look better and then lower it. I cant run disc brakes with these rims though but oh well, and i was thinking of skipping the drop spindles since they change the offset, I want the full 2" narrow lol


Unless you guys know of a tire thats similar in width and height that will fit a 4.5" wide rim no problem.
I been playing with this
http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html
and the 165/80 and 165/60 would be same width just different height.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

165/80/15
Sidewall:5.2"
Radius:12.7"
Diameter:25.4"

165/60/15
Sidewall:3.9"
Radius:11.4"
Diameter:22.8"

Maybe the specs would help? Laughing
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:01 pm    Post subject: A tire size.. Reply with quote

this is what im running.. 195/65 rear 145/65 front Continentals
6" Narrowed. got them from tire rack
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah I seen that, and thats why I was asking if there was a 165/60 available at all but didnt want to hijack that guys thread.?My car wont be as low as yours, by the way. lol
Nice bug though
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

THis is basically why I want to mainly basically change my tire up front, the rear isnt as bad, maybe half.But heres a pic, the rims lip is even with the fenders lip just to give you and idea
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