205/60 Snow Tires on Stock Rims?

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Mon Feb 28 10:40:32 EST 2005

At 10:17 AM -0500 2/28/05, Abe Berman wrote:
>I need to replace the tires on my "new to me" 200tq 20v for state
>inspection.  I have an opportunity to get a set of practically new
>Hak's for $100 that are 205/60's as opposed to the stock 215/60's.  I
>think they should fit ok and get me through the winter until I have
>money for a set of summer tires that I plan to run on 16" AVUS rims.

Yes--they ought to be fine. Actually it's common to recommend even 
narrower, 195/60-15, for snow tires on this car, although perhaps the 
stock 7" rims would be a little wide for that tire size. In your case 
I wouldn't expect any problem.


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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