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Hi,

I have a Celica T Sport 2002 model. Current standard rims are 5 spoke 16" with 205 50 16 tyres

I'm getting different info. on what size tyres to use when i get my new 17" rims.

The way i see it, with a new tyre size of 215 40 17, would be the best suited size. This only gives a difference on the speedo of approx 1 mph at 70 mph, which i would say wouldn,t be an issue !

On a 17" rim someone has advised me to go for a tyre of 225 45 17. This would create more of a rolling variance. It is not as low profile, but may be a bit of a softer ride.

HEEELLLLPPPP..........What size would be best ?

Cheers

Kev

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hi..

check out www.toyo.co.uk

they have a nice tyre convertor, you put in your tyre size and it tells you what other sizes come close to the original.

just wondering, can you get 18's on the celica?

surinder...

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