[V8] 225/50 series tires on a 15" OEM rim?
lundabo at msn.com
Thu Apr 29 20:30:30 EDT 2004
I'm not sure if some cars came with a 215/65 option, but mine came with
215/60 and that's the spec in my owner's manual. 225/60's work, and that's
what I have on my car, but they will slow your speedometer by almost 2% if
your car came stock with the 215/60s. On my car, I think a 215/65 would
probably rub the wheel wells in turns.
1990 V8 Quattro
>From: "David Lyddall" <david at styletrack401k.com>
>To: <v8 at audifans.com>
>Subject: [V8] 225/50 series tires on a 15" OEM rim?
>Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 16:03:40 -0600
>Gunter - I run 225/60's on the stock rim - If I remember right that gives
>the same diameter as the 215/65 that are stock.
>Certainly find a wider selection of tires at that size. I've been running
>that for about 3 years. I remember thinking that the car ran considerably
>better after the change but that may have been because the PO had Les
>Schwabb 'H' rated tires on there before.
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