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Old 01-20-08, 12:01 PM   #1
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Default whats the difference between 205 60 and 205 65 tires?

i was going to buy the 205 60 tires to replace the 65s. is this possible? its a 92 es 300. what are the negatives of doing this?
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The're thinner.
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Old 01-20-08, 01:39 PM   #3
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Trere are higher tires. not good
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ok thanks a lot
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Old 01-20-08, 03:06 PM   #5
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a 205 60 is going to be a bit shorter in overall height than the 205 65. this will give you a smaller sidewall, not by much. it will put more tread on the road and increase your steering response.
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one other , major, important point: the 205/60 R15 will have [apples 4 apples] less load capacity.... so even if you don't over load it, you will need to use some more PSI in that tire...
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