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schrinky

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Hi Guys,

Im looking for some new tyres for my VT, currently it has 205/65R15's on it and im wondering about putting some 225/60R15's on it, just wondering how they will go on a set of 6inch inteceptors.

cheers
Matt
 

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My user pic is a 225/60/15 on a 7x15 interceptor. It should be fine, only a half a inch bulge on each side more.

225 is about the max you would want to go on a 6" rim though, lots of people on this forum do it.
 

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I'm not up on all the rim sizes but I thought the Interceptor (police) rims were 7 inch? In which case 225s would fit them very well. 225s are just a tad big for the 6 inch rims. A little baggy and let your car move around a bit too much at higher speeds in curves and corners. Basically a 9 inch tyre (tread width) on a 6 inch rim. Someone correct me if I am wrong.
 

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I'm not up on all the rim sizes but I thought the Interceptor (police) rims were 7 inch? In which case 225s would fit them very well. 225s are just a tad big for the 6 inch rims. A little baggy and let your car move around a bit too much at higher speeds in curves and corners. Basically a 9 inch tyre (tread width) on a 6 inch rim. Someone correct me if I am wrong.
i thought the police packs came with the 7's too! until i found out it was from VT2 onwards...guess what i have...a series 1! i was just wondering how well 225's would go, oh well, ill just stick with the 205's or 215's, its just that they look way tougher with the 225's on them!
 

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Try your luck at some tyre/wheel shops, I have heard of people picking 15 up near new for $20 each.
 

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15 x 6 black rims are cheap as but 15 x 7 silver steels are worth a reasonable amount of money...

relative rarity, cheap but wide tyres with good grip

and the trend seems to be steels with trim rings and centre caps for the sickness
 

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ive got them that cheap
Try your luck at some tyre/wheel shops, I have heard of people picking 15 up near new for $20 each.
 

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And if your wondering what type of tyre to use, i recommend using Neuton NT5000 i have them on my VT s-pack (there 235/40/18) great performance tyre and there only round $160 each got new ones yesterday and they just hold the road up thru the hills so well!

Just a bit of a FYI :)
 
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