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Will 225/60 tyres fit the standard VY Rims??

Discussion in 'VY Holden Commodore (2002 - 2004)' started by cmelb, Sep 29, 2005.

  1. cmelb

    cmelb Guest

    Will 225/60 tyres fit the standard VY Rims which I think they are 15x6, and what brand of tires would you recommend.

    How much lower will the car sit with the 225/60 compared to the 205/65 tyres.
     
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    You'll see the tyre placardon the drivers door.

    From memory the standard placard won't list them as an option.

    However I have a placard with more options ofr my Police Pack, and the 225/60s on the 15 x 6 is an option. You'll get a lot of sideways movment in the wall of the tyre.
    We use 225/60's at work. Howver they are on a 15 x 7JJ rim which gives you just that bit more support. Depends what you want the tyre for. We use Turanza ER30's but the new Dual layer Tread Turanza (can't remember it's number)is apparently comparable to the ER50's that I have which are a beautful tyre to drive on.

    On the 15 x 6 Rims I'd be more inclined though to use a 215 X 60 tyre, but becasue this is a +1 tyre you might find you choices more limited at times.
     
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    The car won't sit any lower.

    While the profile is lower, the size (225 is larger).

    They will close to cancel each other out, so the car will effectively be at the same ride height.
     
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    The ride heidht is right. The lateral movment though is against the life of the sidewall on a tire rim combination like this.
     
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    ive seen it done with stockies and bridgestone grid 2's.....looks tough but the tyres have a habit of folling off of the rim because they are so wide
     
  6. cmelb

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    I just got the Bridgestone grid 2's 215/60/15 fitted to my 15x6 rims.

    The grip is amazing, but when going around corners you can feel the lateral movement as I don't even think that the 15x6 rims are wide enough for these tyres.

    As when compared to my old rubbers, 215/65/15 I didn't feel that much or any lateral movement.

    Should I upgrade the rim to 15x7, will it make that much of a difference???

    Thanks to all that have replied to my above question, much appreciated.
     
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    I have a VY 924 pack sedan, it comes standard with the 15x7 rims and the ER30 225/60/15 I have had no problems with this combination.....except one problem the rear tyres keep wearing out quickly. :rofl:
     

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