16v Tyres

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16v Tyres

Post by pinfold » Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:03 pm

I am finding that the 195 x 60 x 14s i am running the 16v on are now a rare tyre size, has anyone ever run a 16v on 65's?

If so, do you get any problems with scraping/catching when she drops on her belly? (The car that is, not the wife)

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Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:26 pm

I haven't had any trouble finding 195 60 R14 tyres. Only recently I fitted a new Pirelli P6000 - I went to ATS. OK you pay £50 for it, fitted, but that's not too bad.

I would've thought 65's ARE rare though. (And I do think you'll encounter fit problems).

Persist - the OE spec tyre size is going to work best. Happy hunting :D [/i]
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Post by Philip Chidlow » Mon Jan 08, 2007 5:26 pm

Oh, and you can always consider putting 15" rims on with a 50 profile tyre.

But I wouldn't necessarily suggest you did. 8)
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• Xsara Picasso 1.6 16v
and some Ford tat lol

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Post by tim leech » Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:47 pm

I got 2 new eagle ncts off the shelf for £52 each in 195/60s

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Post by Mr B » Mon Jan 08, 2007 8:41 pm

http://www.mytyres.co.uk/Tyres.html

Bought a full set from these people, very good service, you just need a friendly tyre fitter.

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Post by MULLEY » Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:54 pm

I will 2nd Mr B, thats where i have purchased a few sets from, bargain....