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Tyre size

Post by jimmyconway » Sat Oct 24, 2009 3:16 pm

What tyre size should I be looking for on 15" ATS cups?

I think they had 195 50's on before but was thinking of going for 195 45's this time round to avoid tyre scrubbage.

What sizes are you lot running on yours?


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Re: Tyre size

Post by Nate » Sat Oct 24, 2009 3:29 pm

195/50R15 will give you the nearest to standard rolling radius. it is also a more common size so you should get the same brand tyre for quite a bit less cash.

what are your wheels scrubbing on? if it's just the front arch liners, pull them out just make sure you regularly wash the mud from the inside of the wing to keep it rust free. if you've already got them out and it is still scrubing at the front, is the camber set up correctly?

what width and offset are your wheels?


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Re: Tyre size

Post by jimmyconway » Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:43 pm

7J and ET28.

I've had the wheels years now & have never used them... but now they've been refurbed I will be shopping for new tyres. My car will be decked and I thought that I should get a lower profile than standard.


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Re: Tyre size

Post by GTXTRA » Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:59 pm

pretty sure that Bill runs 45 series tyres on his 7 x 15 cups, not sure on the ET.

here's some shots of it at Cosford.

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pretty sure they're 45's.

my 7's on 50 series - never liked the look, too donutty.

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and 45 series - much happier and enable me to go lower with coil overs.


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Re: Tyre size

Post by jimmyconway » Sat Oct 24, 2009 11:37 pm

Tidy reply... 45's it is.


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