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Old 09-23-2007   #1  
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Tire Talk: What size?

Well my birthday is coming up (Sept.27) so I'm going to be lowering my car
soon (secret). Anyways..

I need help deciding on what tire size to go with. Right now I'm on the stock
EX/Si wheels. It has 185/65/15 tires on it right now. I was thinking of going
195/50/15. Any other suggestions? *I plan on having a 1 finger gap up front
and 1 1/2 - 2 finger gap in the rear. Help me out people!
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Re: Tire Talk: What size?

205's will fit nicely.
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205's will fit nicely.
Really?
So I'm guessing that's the widest tire I can put on the stock ex/si wheels
correct?
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Re: Tire Talk: What size?

I don't know if that is the "widest" but it is what I was running on my EX sedan. There are pics in my sig.
I was running the Nitto NT 450 in a size 205/55/15
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thats about as wide as you can get...^

i dig 195 personally
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Re: Tire Talk: What size?

diff, size of the rims affacts the gap look between the fender and the tire.
if u having 17" rims and up, two finger gap on the front, one finger gap on the back is the max. lowing u can have witout rubbing problem.
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Re: Tire Talk: What size?

whats with all this "finger gap" mesurment crap?

Doesnt any one still use inches??
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whats with all this "finger gap" mesurment crap?

Doesnt any one still use inches??
I was thinking the same thing. I guess they are just too damn stupid to use a tape.
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Re: Tire Talk: What size?

lol im glad im not alone its starting to **** me off,

one finger this and three finger that. One inch, two inch, three inch, its simple.
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Re: Tire Talk: What size?

Well thanks guys..
Sorry to get you guys so pissy.
Like I said ONE FINGER GAP up front and 1 1/2 FINGER GAP out back.. haha cheer up ;P
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What is with the finger crap. How many inches is it? I don't know how fat your fingers are. Its like say one dick length. Who's ****ing dick we talking about?

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