[Vwdiesel] Diesel rabbit wheels / tires

Smith, Michael 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.)
>      Loren
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