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Re: 225/50/VR15 on ur

On Thu, 24 Jun 1999 20:11:46 +0300, you wrote:

>How does the 225/50R15 compare in overall diameter with the 215/55R15?  Does
>anyone have actual numbers from a tire manufacturer?  The 215/55R15 Dunlop
>is special order only here in Finland, so I think I'll go with a set of
>225/50's if the diameter is not greatly different.  The 17" BBS RSII's are
>heading towards our new A6 2.7T...

Here are the numbers:

215/55R15: Diameter 59.7 cm
225/50R15: Diameter 60.7 cm
So, the 225/50 are 1 cm bigger than the 215/55. 

The number are out of a chart publicated in the swedish car magazine
"Bilsport", nr. 8/1998.