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Old 05-08-2008, 02:55 PM   #1
 
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Hi, I have a 2000 Honda Accord LX 4 foor sedan. I have been running 195-15 tires, but have been offered a free set of 205-15 tires. I have been told that I can "go up one size" in tires, but could not go down to 185s.

Is this correct? Will the 205s be OK on my vwhicle?

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what is aspec ratio number on your tires? ie 195-60/15?
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I believe that those years cam with 195/65r15, So I'm thinking that you can use 205/60r15 without a sweat
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I currently have 195-65-15
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Yes, that's the size I am using now. 195-65-15
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Default Re: Accord Tire Size Question (craigseuf)

Yeah, now what is the compete size of the 205s? If it's 205/60, you're good to go.
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These are 205-65-15...will they work?
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eh, it's about a 1/2" bigger on the OD... a 205/60/15 would be better IMO.
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You'll be fine.
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Well, I am getting the tires for free so it's not an issue of choice. So you're saying I can use the 205-165-15s?
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LOL, I have one person from MI telling me I'll be fine, and the other person from MI telling me another size would be better?
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Default Re: Accord Tire Size Question (craigseuf)

The size is very close to stock, and it will work. If you were paying big money for the tires, then 205-60 would be better (if you had a choice), but since it's free, just get them.
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LOL, I have one person from MI telling me I'll be fine, and the other person from MI telling me another size would be better?
I never said the others wouldn't work fine, just that I feel the 60 would be better...

also, may want to take a look at this...
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/...h.jsp
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Is there a particular article on that web page that addresses this issue? Thanks
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http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

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http://www.1010tires.com/tiresizecalculator.asp
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Thank you much one and all!
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http://www.tirerack.com/tires/...hid=7

as well as some of the other "Most Popular Links"
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Default Re: Accord Tire Size Question

Hi, I have a 1990 Honda Accord exi, the tyres i have on at the moment are
P195/65R14 90h. The question i would like to ask is can i go to a different size? And what size would fit? I was looking at 175/70/14 would this size be fine?
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Default Re: Accord Tire Size Question

Actually, the manual for my 96 accord reccomends 205/55/15 as an option as well..

I have also run 205/60/15 without any issues..
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