What tires / Will they fit?

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What tires / Will they fit?

Post by AndyPt » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:41 pm

Hey guys, I'm new here, got a 92 gt2 with standard steel wheels on them just now, looking to get them changed for a set of ats cups as the front tires are now illegal.

The ats cups I've got a chance to get are 6j with an et of 35, will these fit and if so, what tires would be best for them?

Also, the car isn't lowered, yet. :nerner:

Thanks guys.



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Re: What tires / Will they fit?

Post by ianaudia4 » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:45 pm

I presume the ATS cups are 15" wheels, if so to keep the speedo accurate 195/50/15 is good.

Tyrewise it is a personal prefrence but me personally I would not go for a cheap brand and always fit makes such as Continental, Pirelli etc, they are the only things keeping you in contact with the blackstuff!


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Re: What tires / Will they fit?

Post by AndyPt » Sat Jun 16, 2012 1:58 pm

Yeah they're 15", so the et 35 is fine?

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Re: What tires / Will they fit?

Post by GTXTRA » Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:46 pm

ET is spot on.

I have a similar set and run them on 195-45/15 Toyo Proxes - you might find that tyre/size makes the rear wheels look a little lost in the rear arches on a mk2 with a bodykit on - see my project thread for A20 GTX.

195-50/15 is a very easy tyre to source but I found they made parking speed steering a fair bit heaver than the 45's on a 6'' rim.

If you can track down a 185-55/15 tyre that will match the original tyre set up that big bumper mk2 Golfs ran when they switched the the similar size 6 x 15 BBS RA.


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Re: What tires / Will they fit?

Post by AndyPt » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:43 pm

Okay thanks a lot. I've done a bit of looking around, and I can't actually find another set of 15x6 et 35 ats cups around, do you think the ones I've bought are reps?

Should of probably checked before buying! :hehe:



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Re: What tires / Will they fit?

Post by Nate » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:23 pm

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Re: What tires / Will they fit?

Post by AndyPt » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:26 am

Going for the 185-55/15 Toyo Proxes, Thanks!