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Hey 'donny', did you stay with your OE wheels or did you put the 15x5.5 rear wheels on the front?

I'm running 175/55's at all four corners with 4 OE 15x5.5's. I would like to go to 195/55's eventually, but have questions 'if' there will be a clearance issue on the front. I would think the rears would be no problem.
 

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In order to keep your speedo reading near the same as the original they should be
175/55/15 front
and
195/50/15 rear...
What happens if you life the car slightly and put on four tires that are 165R15-80? Does it affect any driving controls or computers? or just the speedo?
 

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  • Just calculated both.
  • 195/55/15 makes for a tire with 23.4" diameter.
  • A 195/60/15 makes for a tire with 24.17 diameter.
  • If the intent is to match 24" as tire size, you are closer with the 195/60/15.
More tire info than you can use:

· 155/60-15 Front 175/55-15 Rear
· 165/60-15 Front 195/50-15 Rear
· 175/55-15 Front 195/50-15 Rear
· 175/55-15 Front 215/35-17 Rear


15” tires

22" Tire Diameter
125/80R15 = 22.9X4.9R15
145/65R15 = 22.4x5.7R15
155/60R15 = 22.3x6.1R15 – standard front tire
165/60R15 = 22.8x6.5R15 – standard front tire
175/55R15 = 22.6x6.9R15 – standard front tire – BRABUS / standard rear tire
195/50R15 = 22.7x7.7R15 – standard rear tire
22X8R15 = 22.5X4.5R15
245/40R15 = 22.7X9.6R15
275/35R15 = 22.6x10.8R15

23" Tire Diameter
135/80R15 = 23.5X5.3R15
165/65R15 = 23.4X6.5R15
175/60R15 = 23.3x6.9R15
185/55R15 = 23x7.3R15
185/60R15 = 23.7x7.3R15
195/55R15 = 23.4x7.7R15
205/50R15 = 23.1x8.1R15
205/55R15 = 23.9x8.1R15
225/45R15 = 23x8.9R15
225/50R15 = 23.9x8.9R15

24" Tire Diameter

135/90R15 = 24.6X5.3R15
155/80R15 = 24.8X6.1R15
175/65R15 = 24x6.9R15
185/65R15 = 24.5x7.3R15
195/60R15 = 24.2x7.7R15
205/60R15 = 24.7x8.1R15
225/55R15 = 24.7x8.9R15
235/50R15 = 24.3x9.3R15
245/50R15 = 24.6x9.6R15

17” tires

23" Tire Diameter
125/70R17 = 23.9X4.9R17
195/40R17 = 23.1x7.7R17
195/45R17 = 23.9x7.7R17
205/40R17 = 23.5x8.1R17 - nothing
215/35R17 = 22.9x8.5R17 – standard BRABUS rear tire – 7.5” rim
215/40R17 = 23.8x8.5R17
225/35R17 = 23.2x8.9R17
245/35R17 = 23.8x9.6R17

24" Tire Diameter
125/80R17 = 24.9X4.9R17
135/70R17 = 24.4X5.3R17
205/45R17 = 24.3x8.1R17 - nothing
215/45R17 = 24.6x8.5R17
225/40R17 = 24.1x8.9R17
235/40R17 = 24.4x9.3R17
245/40R17 = 24.7x9.6R17




Rim
width
(inch)
Min.
tire
width
(mm)
Ideal
tire
width
(mm)
Max.
tire
width
(mm)
5,0
155
165 or 175
185
5,5
165
175 or 185
195
6,0
175
185 or 195
205
6,5
185
195 or 205
215
7,0
195
205 or 215
225
7,5
205
215 or 225
235
 

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More tire info than you can use:

· 155/60-15 Front 175/55-15 Rear
· 165/60-15 Front 195/50-15 Rear
· 175/55-15 Front 195/50-15 Rear
· 175/55-15 Front 215/35-17 Rear


15” tires

22" Tire Diameter
125/80R15 = 22.9X4.9R15
145/65R15 = 22.4x5.7R15
155/60R15 = 22.3x6.1R15 – standard front tire
165/60R15 = 22.8x6.5R15 – standard front tire
175/55R15 = 22.6x6.9R15 – standard front tire – BRABUS / standard rear tire
195/50R15 = 22.7x7.7R15 – standard rear tire
22X8R15 = 22.5X4.5R15
245/40R15 = 22.7X9.6R15
275/35R15 = 22.6x10.8R15

23" Tire Diameter
135/80R15 = 23.5X5.3R15
165/65R15 = 23.4X6.5R15
175/60R15 = 23.3x6.9R15
185/55R15 = 23x7.3R15
185/60R15 = 23.7x7.3R15
195/55R15 = 23.4x7.7R15
205/50R15 = 23.1x8.1R15
205/55R15 = 23.9x8.1R15
225/45R15 = 23x8.9R15
225/50R15 = 23.9x8.9R15

24" Tire Diameter

135/90R15 = 24.6X5.3R15
155/80R15 = 24.8X6.1R15
175/65R15 = 24x6.9R15
185/65R15 = 24.5x7.3R15
195/60R15 = 24.2x7.7R15
205/60R15 = 24.7x8.1R15
225/55R15 = 24.7x8.9R15
235/50R15 = 24.3x9.3R15
245/50R15 = 24.6x9.6R15

17” tires

23" Tire Diameter
125/70R17 = 23.9X4.9R17
195/40R17 = 23.1x7.7R17
195/45R17 = 23.9x7.7R17
205/40R17 = 23.5x8.1R17 - nothing
215/35R17 = 22.9x8.5R17 – standard BRABUS rear tire – 7.5” rim
215/40R17 = 23.8x8.5R17
225/35R17 = 23.2x8.9R17
245/35R17 = 23.8x9.6R17


24" Tire Diameter
125/80R17 = 24.9X4.9R17
135/70R17 = 24.4X5.3R17
205/45R17 = 24.3x8.1R17 - nothing
215/45R17 = 24.6x8.5R17
225/40R17 = 24.1x8.9R17
235/40R17 = 24.4x9.3R17
245/40R17 = 24.7x9.6R17




Rim
width
(inch)
Min.
tire
width
(mm)
Ideal
tire
width
(mm)
Max.
tire
width
(mm)
5,0
155
165 or 175
185
5,5
165
175 or 185
195
6,0
175
185 or 195
205
6,5
185
195 or 205
215
7,0
195
205 or 215
225
7,5
205
215 or 225
235
THANKS! Very good listing that shows many common options!
 
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