Widest tyre/tire for 1990 80Q?

Grant Lenahan glenahan at vfemail.net
Fri Aug 15 15:28:36 PDT 2008

I think you might go for 225/45 which would be closer to stock  
gearing ( 205/50) and have a stiffer sidewall, and probably have less  
interference, since it has a smaller diameter.

On Aug 15, 2008, at 6:13 PM, elweasel at bellsouth.net wrote:

> If it was a normal daily driver I would tend to agree. However this  
> poor 80Q is a future Lemon's Racer(next weekend CT) and AutoXer(20  
> events). So the wider tyre, larger tyre patch. In AutoX you should  
> see the people putting 245 on 7" wide rims. Looks funny but they  
> are fast in the corners. Anyway I need to order the tyres and I  
> first need to know what size to order. I could order standard 205  
> but more is better if it runs. I think I'll try 225-50R15 Hankook  
> Ventus R-S2. The only rule for tyres is treadwear over 190. So no R- 
> compounds. What do you guys think?
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