Looking for tires for my new wheels 15x7 +41

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by B2FiNiTY, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. B2FiNiTY

    B2FiNiTY Active Member

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    Been doing a little bit of research for tires for the new wheels that are coming in.

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    Any recommendations?

    Been looking at 195/55 and 205/50

    LRR options don't seem very plentiful. Is it really worth the extra $ to get LRR?
     
  2. ztanos

    ztanos All-around Geek!

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    It is worth the extra money...
     
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    It is worth the extra to buy LRR tyres. They will pay for themselves completely with fuel savings during there life.
    In theory acceleration and top speed will also be improved "less drag". I cannot really recommend tyres for your side of the pond but Hankook are worth looking at.

    John (Britprius)
     
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    Visit tirerack.com and compare tires for the reason you want. For high peformance check their laptmes wet and dry, in seconds and not opinions. For wear check owner feedback as well as UTOG ratings. Here we've had good expeience with 205's for the corner carver crowd and 195/55's for the commuter crowd.



    utog rating. or a combination.
    good luck.
     
  5. Uncle Sam

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    I have found DISCOUNTTIREDIRECT.COM to be the best place to buy tires. They have many brands , and sizes. They also have free shipping and deliver in only a few days. Also I don't have to pay any kind of tax on them. Check it out.
     
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    If you get new wheels do they need tpms? If you don't will the tire pressure light always be on?
     
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    Yes light will always be on eventually unless u have tpms.
     
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