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Old 09-22-2018, 03:40 PM
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Summer RF Tire

I'm in the process of changing over to summer tires; my current setup is: 205/45/RF17 (all weather). I want to increase the width but maintain or stay close to the existing diameter. Appreciate anyone providing: Tire MFG and size information.

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Originally Posted by Wayne Sakamoto View Post
I'm in the process of changing over to summer tires; my current setup is: 205/45/RF17 (all weather). I want to increase the width but maintain or stay close to the existing diameter. Appreciate anyone providing: Tire MFG and size information.

mahalo,
wayne
Take a look at tirerack.com. When I change tire sizes I look at the revs per mile column on the tire specs. you can find the revs per mile for your current tire and scroll down and see them all for a particular tire. Right off hand if you want to go wider and keep the same height you are probably looking at a 225/40 but that size is not readily available. 235/40 is available but only a few options in a pricey tire and it's meant for a 8" wide wheel but some are running it on the stock wheel. The best tire upgrade on the stock wheel for us is the 225/45/17. It is a hair taller by 0.7" but it only raises the car by 0.35" which is barely noticeable. And its .8" wider, that's what we are looking for.

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Thank you Stephen for the info appreciate it. I’ll research for RF Mfgs offering the size mentioned.

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