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Old 11-09-2002, 01:36   #1 (permalink)
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What series tyres on esp

i just got the rims baxk after having them reconditioned the tyres that were on them originally were 225/60/r15 and iknow esp rims are 15x7 while the standard rims were 15x6 any info appreciated
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I'll guess 205/65X15...???
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Old 11-10-2002, 01:18   #3 (permalink)
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they are wrong cause i had them on the front and theyre not the ones
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you should have a tyre placard somewhere ( inside the drivers door???) that will take the guesswork out of it
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Old 11-10-2002, 04:50   #5 (permalink)
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I have original Ford Fairmont/Ghia brochure with ESP section in it for XD model.

It says "Bathurst Globe alloy wheels and ER60H x 15 steel belt radial tyres".

I still have the original 7" wheels on the front wearing 205 x 60 x15 tyres.
Is yours an XD or XE?
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By the way, standard rims were 14" with ER78S14 (4 ply) or ER70H14 (6 ply) tyres (for the XD model that is)
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Fairmont Ghias and ESPs were the only XE's with 15's - both snowflakes - ESPs were gold while Ghias were polished alloy and black. I'm pretty sure these were 15 x 7.

XD ESPs (both Falcon and Ghia) were the only model with 15's. The globes were 15 x 7.
ER60H x 15

as Shaynet said - standard tyres on the XD were Uniroyal ER60H x 15 and I replaced mine with 225 60x15s. I've always run a 60 tyre whether it's Bridgestone etc. My brother-in-law runs 215 60x15s on his xf ghia (same wheel as the XE's) so i guess any 60 Series tyre will see you right.

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The rims fitted to XD and XE Fairmont Ghia ESP were all 15" x 7" (Globe Bathurst on XD and Gold Snowflake on XE). The original tyres were Unroyal Wild Cat in ER 60 H 15, which translates to 225/60HR15 in the current tyre size.
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