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Old 08-03-2006, 01:39 AM   #1
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Will they fit my car?

(the 235.. I know mine are 225/60/16'* right now)

i'm not sure on the width if they'll rub?
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of course.

your speedo will read 1.7% too fast.

you can fit 245 width 20s on these cars with no rub
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of course.

your speedo will read 1.7% too fast.

you can fit 245 width 20s on these cars with no rub
How do I go about correcting that?

I'm looking for white raised letter tires. I'm also getting some torquestars in the very near future. I'm just lookin'around at tires for when they need some new sneakers for them when the time comes (hopefully after winter..).. they've got tires with about 15-20% on them if i recall correctly.

I've seen bonnes' on 20'* but I never reallyfigured to look at the numbers on the tires.
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1.7% is pretty negligible. If you really want to correct it, go out and do a bunch of burnouts to wear off a few 32nds of an inch, then you'll be all good to go!

Seriously, at 55 MPH on your speedo, you'll be doing 55.935. At 100 MPH on your speedo, you'll be doing 101.7 MPH. Just don't worry about it.

I saw a Bonneville the other day with that size tire on it and it looked great. Made me want to go out and get some!

Go for it!
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1.7% is pretty negligible. If you really want to correct it, go out and do a bunch of burnouts to wear off a few 32nds of an inch, then you'll be all good to go!

Seriously, at 55 MPH on your speedo, you'll be doing 55.935. At 100 MPH on your speedo, you'll be doing 101.7 MPH. Just don't worry about it.

I saw a Bonneville the other day with that size tire on it and it looked great. Made me want to go out and get some!

Go for it!
I really REALLY want 225/60/16'* again, but with raised or outlined white lettering.. bah @ i can't really find any online from any brand which i like 'cept Cooper.. ugh

I know Potenza RE092'* are white letters.. but, they're a hell of alot of money
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Try to get them on before winter.
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I had 245s on my '02 17s and they rubbed. My new 235s don't.
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Try to get them on before winter.
I'm trying to :P

100/week doesn't help much as i use $60 in gas per week.
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Just don't drive as much you can save some money that way. Ride your bicycle to work or around town.
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