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Old 04 Feb 2005, 08:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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TYRE SIZE

I HAVE A MY00 TURBO RUNNING THE NORM 205/50/16V TYRES,,,,CAN I FIT 215/40/16W TYRES..AND WHAT IF ANY PROBLEMS ARE THERE TO RUNNING THIS SET UP ....THANKS MIKEPIC.. :roll:
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Old 04 Feb 2005, 08:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Check with a good tyre fitter, you may get seating probs. with them, being lower profile and wider and less flexible sidewalls.
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Old 04 Feb 2005, 09:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Try this for an excellant guide

http://www.mytyres.co.uk/start.html
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Old 05 Feb 2005, 04:44 PM   #4 (permalink)
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u should go up a rim size [17in]m8 if u r going to a lower profile tyre it will look a bit silly in your arches
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Old 20 Feb 2005, 04:00 PM   #5 (permalink)
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just had 4 , 215/40/16 ZR FK451 tyres fitted to my 2000 turbo....what a f;;;;;g difference it has made to the handling...corners like it,s glued to the road...would rec these to scooby owners everywhere...and only £240 full set fitted.....GR8 TYRES....MIKE
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Re: new tyres

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just had 4 , 215/40/16 ZR FK451 tyres fitted to my 2000 turbo....what a f;;;;;g difference it has made to the handling...corners like it,s glued to the road...would rec these to scooby owners everywhere...and only £240 full set fitted.....GR8 TYRES....MIKE
Thanks for that - thats a good price for all 4
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cheers 1999 turbo...had them fitted by garage close to me,,,check out this website tho http://www.falkens.co.uk
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