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What size tires for 15x8 rotas

Old 11-29-11, 08:43 AM
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What size tires for 15x8 rotas

I will be getting a set of 15x8 rotas sometime next week. I have lowered my 84 g with eibach springs. I'm wondering if I could mount a 205/50/15 on them or if I should move up to a 215 or a 225. I'd think a 225 might be too wide for steering tires though
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I'm running 205/50/15 on my car (6.5" +19 offset wheels) and it looks perrrfect. I think 225 is too wide for sure, and 215 might be pushing it.

Here is a shitty picture of my car, I'll need to take some better ones of my "new" wheels:



With the +19 offset and 205's, the tires extend past the fender about 1/16"-1/8" which I think looks awesome. I'd like the drop the rear another 1/2" as well. The fender gap is just a bit too much.

These cars just don't need a lot of tire to look aggressive.
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without camber plates 205 is probably pushing it....

pic is 225/45/15's on 15x7 7 wheels, the 15x8 rota's should stick out about the same. i don't usually run that much camber, thats the sevenstock alignment right there. \

oh and depending on the tire 225 on a 15x8 should be really good
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Is 6.5 your rim width or backspacing?
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Width. +19 offset, IIRC
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