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the_fatman
28-07-2009, 12:36 PM
A newbie question here, i currently run 265/70/16's on my d22 and can get a set of 265/75/16's for nix,
questions are will they go straight on my rims? (sounds silly but wanna be sure as i am a dumba$$)
Also, is that small size difference any noticable?

Sorry for dumb questions but i am learning lol

Dion
28-07-2009, 01:04 PM
3.4% increase. Somewhat noticeable.

IE, if you do 3000rpm at 110, you'll now do 2900.

Matt76
28-07-2009, 07:43 PM
Yep, I assume they are 7 inch rims, if so they will go on the rims no problems, Thats the biggest tyre most companies will recommend for that size rim though.

Tire size calculator (http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html)

This tyre size calculator shows you exactly how much bigger they will be, 1 inch in diameter. Just make sure you have enough clearance for them.

Jason
28-07-2009, 08:12 PM
Do you have a lift at all? If not you may have to trim/bend/mod the inside bit of your front mudflaps.

the_fatman
29-07-2009, 01:41 AM
yeah i have no lift but getting 2" body very soon......tyres are good price so will get them anyways lol thanks everyone

Dave
29-07-2009, 03:58 AM
If you do alot of towing or carry a tone in the back often keep the 70 series tyres.

General driving the 75 series tyres are fine, I just dont recommend for towing etc.

Dave.

the_fatman
29-07-2009, 06:50 AM
Nah i dont do any at the moment, thinking of getting a camper trailer soon thou so will keep the 70's just incase...thanks for the tip

the_fatman
29-07-2009, 09:15 AM
GRRR pipped at the post by $2.50 they sold for $152.50 :(
Anyone else got some 75's for sale?

Matt76
29-07-2009, 09:44 AM
GRRR pipped at the post by $2.50 they sold for $152.50 :(
Anyone else got some 75's for sale?

Haha I was bidding on them too, my max was $120 though so I got pipped too.