matt36415

Tyre size - speedo accuracy?

Recommended Posts

I currently have 235/40/18 tyres which are coming to the end of their life. I think the speedo reads approximately 8-9% faster than the real speed and I know my wheel / tyre circumference is a little smaller than the 215/60/16 stock tyres. Im thinling of going to 245/45/18 which I think will make the speedo pretty close to correct and look marginally better - which isnt really a concern. 

245 will be fine on my rims.

Has anyone fitted this size? Any issues?

 

Will tyre shops care what size I want? Is it likley that they will not want to fit these larger tyres for any reason? Would they see is as a mod that they could be lible for?

 

I would love to hear about any relevant experiences 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now