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Re: Non-Audi: Jeep advice?
I would go with a low profile street tire on the
stock 15 inch rims or on 16 inch rims.
205/70R15 = 220/65R15 = 240/60R15
205/70R15 = 220/60R16
NOTE: 240mm = approx 9 1/2", you will need
a wider rim. 220mm = approx 8 1/2", 7 inch
rim should work.
twain mein wrote:
> Sorry for the non-audi question, but I am fast
> exceeding my lease mileage on the A4. To "remedy"
> this, I am buying a '90 Jeep Wrangler with only
> 27,000 miles on it. I will be using it mostly to
> commute on the freeway about 40 miles a day.
> Of course, the thing that worries me most is the
> Jeep's tendency to roll. It comes with pathetic
> 205/70/15's on 15x7 rims and I am thinking of
> increasing tire and perhaps wheel diameter and width.
> I was thinking of 15 x8's with 225 or 235x70's. Do
> you think this will flatten the handling and reduce
> it's tendency to flip? Or will the larger sidewall
> simply give it more flex and exacerbate the
> situation? Or since it will be driven mostly on the
> street, should I go for some sort of low profile
> solution--like a 60 series tire?
> Any ideas would be appreciated.
> PRESENT: 98 A4A-sport
> PAST: 89 200qtw 86 GT Coupe
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