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#1 pulteneyman

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 04:27 PM

Hi I live in Spain and really enjoy using my Streetka in the sun
IT IS FITTED WITH 195 45 r16 34v TYRES -- WHICH GIVE GREAT GRIP -THERE ARE SO MANY SPEED BUMPS THAT THE TRACKING IS ALWAYS BEING KNOCKED OUT ALSO THE RIDE IS VERY FIRM .CAN I FIT A DEEPER PROFILE TYRE TO ABSORB THE BUMPS BETTER
MANY THANKS pulteneyman

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 06:24 PM

Hi I live in Spain and really enjoy using my Streetka in the sun
IT IS FITTED WITH 195 45 r16 34v TYRES -- WHICH GIVE GREAT GRIP -THERE ARE SO MANY SPEED BUMPS THAT THE TRACKING IS ALWAYS BEING KNOCKED OUT ALSO THE RIDE IS VERY FIRM .CAN I FIT A DEEPER PROFILE TYRE TO ABSORB THE BUMPS BETTER
MANY THANKS pulteneyman


hi,
you may be able to fit some 195/55/R16's but you may also wish to check the wheels are not buckled due to the knocking on the speed bumps, if they are buckled they can cause your alignment to be off continuously

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Posted 28 June 2012 - 07:43 PM

if your upping the wall hight, id personally downsize the rim. so go for a 15"?? i know when you go lower profile you go bigger rim, so i would of thought vise versa.... i tried this on a scoob i used to have, and it didnt work, the tyres were scraping on every chance they could escpecially with load on the rear and turning circle on the front........ they were obv the worst times


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