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 Post subject: Rims size and tyres to get.
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:12 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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Hi i got BA 16/6 rims no tyres ..

I have a AU falcon 1 model i know the tyres are 215/*/R16

Now i got on my car is 205/65/R15

I am wanting to know so my speed doesn't change

50
55
60
65

What normal tyre for it ?

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rims size and tyres to get.
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:25 pm 
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I ran 235/45/R17 on my AUI XR6, I took off 225/50/R16
and, my NEW AUIII XR6 is running 245/40/ZR18.

The speedo works as before.
Hope that helps. :)
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 Post subject: Re: Rims size and tyres to get.
Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2013 11:28 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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Ok in 50 area .. i think 50 to 60 safe zone.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Rims size and tyres to get.
Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:20 am 
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215/60r16 is the standard size on 16inch rims on AU falcons

 

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Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:26 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Rims size and tyres to get.
Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:21 pm 
Oompa Loompa
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My mate david told me

225/50/16 will be more hit with GPS ..

i going to test that gps 100 vs 100 on cluster.

Thanks guys

@SWC, Yes it does help.

 

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