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    Tire question

    Switching snow tires on wifes car from 165/60R14 to 185/75R14. Did a search on the net and got this info below. 12.57% difference, Will this work????



    Stock Tire - 165/60R14 >Search Tires Tire 1 - 185/75R14 >Search Tires
    Section Width: 6.49 in 165 mm
    Section Width: 7.28 in 185 mm

    Rim Diameter: 14 in 355.6 mm
    Rim Diameter: 14 in 355.6 mm

    Rim Width Range: Unrecognized tire size.
    Rim Width Range: 4.5 - 6.5 in

    Overall Diameter: 21.79 in 553.46 mm
    Overall Diameter: 24.92 in 632.96 mm

    Sidewall Height: 3.89 in 98.806 mm
    Sidewall Height: 5.46 in 138.68 mm

    Radius: 10.89 in 276.60 mm
    Radius: 12.46 in 316.48 mm

    Circumference: 68.45 in 1738.6 mm
    Circumference: 78.28 in 1988.3 mm

    Revs per Mile: 954.5
    Revs per Mile: 834.6

    Actual Speed: 60 mph 100 km/h
    Speedometer1: 52.4 mph 87.4 km/h

    Speedometer Difference: - Speedometer Difference: 14.36% too slow
    Diameter Difference: - Diameter Difference: 12.57%
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    Whats it going on and why do you want to change size that much

    And your sig says you traded your wife in ?

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    Ford Escort........I have the 185s laying around.

    Traded in the first wife....... the Jeep was a better deal

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    they will likely rub, I will be surprised if they fit inside the wheel wells. If they do fit though you can use them. you'll just find a lack of power and the fuel economy may suffer. 3 inches is substantial increase in diameter. maybe you're going to lift the escort?lol

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    Please take the time to read the forum rules including the sticky at the top of the Help Now section. The Help Now forum is only for people who are stuck or broken down and needing immeadiate help.

    This thread will now be moved to the Daily Driver Techinal Talk forum where it belongs.
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