<VV> More on Tire sizes; also vair spoilers

Bill Elliott corvair at fnader.com
Tue Jul 18 14:54:20 EDT 2006

I was running 225/50-15 all around on a lowered Corsa on 15x7 Minilite 
copies. It looked great but didn't drive that well  I downsized to 
205-50 in the front and liked the way it drove MUCH better. There was 
room to go to 245 in the back, but no real reason to.


Ray Rodriguez wrote:

>Hey guys, 
>     After all your suggestions I had settled on 205-60-15 front and 225- 55-15's at the rear.  
>     After seeing these tires I cant help but feel that I could (and would want to)go wider.  These tires are still too narrow for my taste.  I'm fairly certain I had 215's all the way around on my old 14 inch wheels.
>     Has anyone out there had success going with wider tires?  I'm thinking maybe 225-50-15 at the front and 245-50-15 at the rear?
>(Late model Vair by the way, and willing to forego wheelwell trim if it helps)
>Ray Rodriguez
>65 Corsa 140/4
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