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 Post subject: will 20" fit on an ED?
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 2:51 am 
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hey all,

just wondering whether or not 20" wheels will fit on my ED as i havent seen any done b4, im guessing ill need to get the guards rolled which needs doing anyway but i just want to know if they would fit.

these are the wheels im thinking of getting: http://www.tempetyres.com.au/products_c ... rt_no=1772

i think they will look sweet with the colour i have check out my gallery and see for yourself.

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 Post subject: Re: will 20" fit on an ED?
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:14 am 
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They will fit but you might end up getting defected.

 

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 Post subject: Re: will 20" fit on an ED?
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:30 am 
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yeah you can fit 20's

 

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 Post subject: Re: will 20" fit on an ED?
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:44 am 
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your car should look tuff with 20's though.

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:27 am 
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IMO 20s are too big for a box car. 18s at the most, or it starts to look like a hotwheels car.

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 Post subject: Re: will 20" fit on an ED?
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:39 am 
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I fitted 19's on mine with heaps of room for 20's so no problems dude

Get 35mm hub adaptors for the front and 30mm for rear so u can put on wide tyres

 

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 Post subject: Re: will 20" fit on an ED?
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 12:25 pm 
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Here is the way to do it :)

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Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 6:40 pm 
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thanks fellas looks like ill have sum 20's on soon :)
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Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 9:57 pm 
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Just make sure the Tyres you get are the correct load rating for your car.

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 10:19 pm 
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cheersdude wrote:
Just make sure the Tyres you get are the correct load rating for your car.


If it's only a sedan the load rating isn't really that big a deal until your looking at comercial vehicles. What you want to worry about is the rolling diamater as compared to the standard fittment tyre wheel combo. But each stste has different laws about this type of mod, check out the leagles first.

 

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revhead wrote:
cheersdude wrote:
Just make sure the Tyres you get are the correct load rating for your car.


If it's only a sedan the load rating isn't really that big a deal until your looking at comercial vehicles. What you want to worry about is the rolling diamater as compared to the standard fittment tyre wheel combo. But each stste has different laws about this type of mod, check out the leagles first.

I beg to differ, wrong load rating = no insurance. I'm not sure how wide you can on on E Series on the front, but B Series you can go to 225/35 or 245/30, the 225's are really hard to get in the right rating.

Yes you also want to get your rolling diameter as close as possible, my speedo is now dead correct.

 

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cheersdude wrote:
revhead wrote:
cheersdude wrote:
Just make sure the Tyres you get are the correct load rating for your car.


If it's only a sedan the load rating isn't really that big a deal until your looking at comercial vehicles. What you want to worry about is the rolling diamater as compared to the standard fittment tyre wheel combo. But each stste has different laws about this type of mod, check out the leagles first.

I beg to differ, wrong load rating = no insurance. I'm not sure how wide you can on on E Series on the front, but B Series you can go to 225/35 or 245/30, the 225's are really hard to get in the right rating.

Yes you also want to get your rolling diameter as close as possible, my speedo is now dead correct.


Thats why I asked if yor car was a sedan or ute. Iv'e been in the tyre game for over 18 years and yet to see a tyre dot approved that was not sutible for a sedan, although a ute or commercial vehicle is a different kettle of fish.

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2009 11:32 pm 
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Only problem with those rims that they dont come in shadow crome finish like the 19's

Tyre size calculators below

http://www.1010tires.com/tiresizecalculator.asp

http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:56 pm 
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ill c a tyre place first and see what kind of tyres i can put on it

thanks for the help
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Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2009 4:30 pm 
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i cant remember the number off the top of my head, but check your tyre placard for the load rating.
will be a 2 digit number with a letter after it.
any tyre you get cannot legally have a load rating less than that.
its more of a problem with BA/BFs because they are heavier cars and require higher load rated tyres, and alot of the cheaper skinny 225 width 20s (which are needed to clear on the front) aren't loadrated high enough.

 

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