Author Topic: 61/2j vs 6j Rims  (Read 227 times)

Diesel 617

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61/2j vs 6j Rims
« on: 27 February 2019, 06:37 AM »
Discovered my 280SE comes with 61/2j rims, I just ordered 195/75R14 tires. Will these tires fit the bigger rim without issue? Or would it be safer to send the tires back and get 205/70R14s?
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robertd

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Re: 61/2j vs 6j Rims
« Reply #1 on: 28 February 2019, 01:23 AM »
they should be fine
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dima

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Re: 61/2j vs 6j Rims
« Reply #2 on: 02 March 2019, 08:13 AM »
Для 6 1/2 лучше 215/70, на моем 280 се обода 6 и шины 205/70
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Harv

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Re: 61/2j vs 6j Rims
« Reply #3 on: 02 March 2019, 10:50 AM »
They'll fit. You can go up to a 215 on a 6.5 if you want. I think they'll even accept a 225, but that size changes the suspension geometry a little.
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