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Old 18-May-2007, 12:40 AM
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I was just wondering what tire size i should get for a civic 99 sir on sir rims so that when i lower it 1.5" it wont rub against the fender..? Someone told me 205 50 15 should be ok but im just making sure cuz im planning on buying new tires.
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Old 18-May-2007, 12:51 AM
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That'll be fine.
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Old 18-May-2007, 01:19 AM
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205 50 15 are the best nice handle characteristics and off the line grip as well.
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Old 18-May-2007, 01:35 AM
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Originally posted by trigga
205 50 15 are the best nice handle characteristics and off the line grip as well.
^^^That's what I've heard, as well...205 50 15.
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Old 18-May-2007, 08:52 AM
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I have 205 50 15 on my 99 SiR, and lowered 2.25".
No rubbing issues at all.
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Old 18-May-2007, 09:46 AM
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205 or 195 will do fine.
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Old 18-May-2007, 12:11 PM
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thought so..thanks
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Old 18-May-2007, 12:50 PM
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195-55-15 (the oem size) will be better in terms of handling/cornering while 205-50-15 will give you more grip due to the wider footprint
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Old 18-May-2007, 03:19 PM
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195 will be more square on a 6.5 wheel than a 205. The tires will flex a bit less.

If you are not competing or anything, I would use 195, less weight, better on fuel anyway.
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/45/ FTW! 50 should be fine
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Old 25-May-2007, 12:48 PM
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Yeah, I`m picking up 195.50.15 very soon for my SIR wheels.
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how about going from 195.55.15 to 195.60.15 or 195.65.15? it's on my 2k 4d and it is not lowered. i know for sure 60 will not rub but not sure about 65. how would it affect my ride from 55 to 60 or 65?
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