[Vwdiesel] Diesel rabbit wheels / tires
Michael.Smith at rvh.nb.ca
Fri Feb 18 07:13:06 EST 2005
check this site out for the wheel/tire/speedo differences:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [SMTP:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com] On
> Behalf Of LBaird119 at aol.com
> Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 2:14 AM
> To: vwdiesel at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Diesel rabbit wheels / tires
> You forgot to mention that your speedo will be out of whack. That's if
> you run the rolling diameter up rather than matching the sidewall
> ratio decrease to the wheel diameter and size increase.
> I had a set of 205/60R13's on the front of the Rabbit once. Same
> diameter as 155/80R13 and 175/70R13, more or less. All I got was
> maybe a little heavier steering. No better handling, no real change
> in ride. Shockingly nearly the same as the 155/80's.
> Looks or tire availability mostly, project IMO, from that experience.
> (Fat tires came on the Jetta when I bought it so I did a month long
> swap, just to see.)
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