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Old 22nd December 2007, 08:51   #1
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Default Lancer - Tire Sizes?

I ve been going thru various threads here and now I m confused as to what the real or best tire sizes for a Lancer would be!

Even the Bridgestone (highly recommended by the forumers) site confuses me with 195/65/14.

Ok, I use or have been using 195/60/14 tires for quite sometime now. And, I'm beginning to feel that i have been on the wrong set of tires for a long time now, especially after reading the diff threads.

help!

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Old 22nd December 2007, 10:22   #2
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195/60/R14 is a good upsize for the lancer.What makes you feel that you've been on a wrong set. Is it because you've been reading things online or 'coz you have had genuine problems with this set. More often than not,we tend to believe the written word.
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I have 195/60-14 on my lancer. They are a perfect upsize. It's a good compromise between ride and handling.

If you want a better ride then 185/65-14 is a good size as well.
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I use 205/50/15 and while they look really hot, (coupled with the Lancer's stiff suspension) the ride quality is quite poor.
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WOW!! The Yeti giving advice in the Tyre section!! That should be a first or maybe things at the ICE forum are slow today!!
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thanks guys for the replies.
yeah, the current tires are Goodyear Ducaro 195/60/14 and after 28K, they are noisy and nearly worn out, skiddin around the place. I never really liked having them on.
I have just asked the local bridgestone dealer to pick up a set of Potenza GIII @ 195/65/14. I hope they give me a better ride.

And yes,Wasava, I owe a lotta my confusion to the various things u read online! lol
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thanks for the tips, ppl!

I have just requested my local dealer to get me a set of Potenza 195/65/14-ers.

Shud be alright, aye?
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