<VV> Tire size for late model

mark at noakes.com mark at noakes.com
Wed Apr 17 07:36:34 EDT 2019

No disagreement. I was speaking to corvair engined/geared cars only.


On 4/17/19 12:42 AM, Jay Maechtlen via VirtualVairs wrote:
> On 4/15/2019 1:18 AM, mark--- via VirtualVairs wrote:
>> 205/55R15 BFG G-Force Sports on my 66 with 3.55 gears. Excellent tire 
>> but too small really and no longer available in that size. Maybe 
>> would be ok with 3.27 gears. Great for spirited driving but not so 
>> great on the interstate at 75 for long runs.
>> Mark N
>> On 4/14/19 11:30 PM, Jay Maechtlen via VirtualVairs wrote:
>>> I run 205-50 15s on mine - they might be a tad short, but work ok 
>>> for my purposes.
> yeah, mine's a waterpumper with overdrive transmission, so its legs 
> are plenty long enough.
> I will probably be going to bigger wheels and taller tires anyway, to 
> make room for bigger disks.

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