2000 Mirage tire size


DFBonnett
11-10-2005, 07:19 AM
The car came equipped with 175/65R/14 tires which are now due for
replacement. Has anyone used 185/60R/14 as a replacement? Any
clearance problems in the wheel well?
TIA
DFB

evoryda
11-11-2005, 11:49 PM
it wont be a problem at all. im on 205/40/ 17, if anything it should help the handling being wider and smaller tire wall.

DFBonnett
11-12-2005, 07:46 AM
Thanks for the follow-up. Just one more question please. Is the difference in the speedometer reading significant?

hendo
11-12-2005, 07:31 PM
well i have 215/45r/17 and the only problem is when i am doing aboul 110 120 km around 50km corners they seem to scrub a bit and also turning sharple it scrubs but not to major and to answer your spedo question it shoulent as mine is pretty much exact but you can always get it recalibrated

DFBonnett
11-16-2005, 01:19 PM
Thanks for the follow-up.

94VL
04-07-2006, 09:45 PM
Very unusual but my base 2000DE coupe came with 185/65r14 tires new.Everywhere I read,175/65r14 was stock.

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