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Old 12-27-2005, 22:01   #1 (permalink)
Carl
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Will it fit?

Can I stuff 15x8.5's wrapped with 275-50-15's under my 99 'Vert without
mods? How would this affect my speedometer vs my 205/60/15's?

Carl




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Old 12-28-2005, 07:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Will it fit?


"Carl" <carlsaiyed@REMOVE.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Can I stuff 15x8.5's wrapped with 275-50-15's under my 99 'Vert without
> mods? How would this affect my speedometer vs my 205/60/15's?
>


The 275/50/15 will certainly fit. I had 275/35/18 on 9.5" under all 4
corners of my '00 GT 'vert.

http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

Here is a calculator to play with, it'll save you from doing the math, when
comparing sizes.
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John C.
'03 Cobra Convt.


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Old 12-28-2005, 13:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Will it fit?

Found out the wheels have the wrong bolt pattern. Found a good deal on some
nice 16's today. What size tire should I go with? I'd like year-round
performance, mild driving. I like the look of a wider tire, but I want to
keep my speedomete accurate.

Carl


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> "Carl" <carlsaiyed@REMOVE.hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:Ec6dnfpqe9-gvy_eRVn-rw@comcast.com...
>> Can I stuff 15x8.5's wrapped with 275-50-15's under my 99 'Vert without
>> mods? How would this affect my speedometer vs my 205/60/15's?
>>

>
> The 275/50/15 will certainly fit. I had 275/35/18 on 9.5" under all 4
> corners of my '00 GT 'vert.
>
> http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html
>
> Here is a calculator to play with, it'll save you from doing the math,
> when
> comparing sizes.
> --
> John C.
> '03 Cobra Convt.
>
>



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