User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: help...another tyre size querey

  1. #1
    Regular Member bobbyboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Durham...
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default help...another tyre size querey

    Having read some of the tyre treads which discuss tyre size etc....I now find myself a bit worried about the tyre size on my car....

    What I could do with knowing is...Will the current tyres on my car 215/45-17 make my speedo out ?...having checked the size calculator It says my speedo could be affected by over 9%......

    Im thinking about putting the original steel rims back on until I can either afford some better size tyres or some sri type rims....

    could any one advise a more correct tyre size for the 17s...? having looked at the size calculator 225/55-17 seem to be a more correct size...?

    Im also thinking about going back to the autoparts shop where I bought the wheels as they assured me that the tyres were the correct size for the car and would not affect the speedo.....I bought them in january and have done about 4000 miles on them...

    any advice and opinions greatly recieved....
    Bob

  2. #2
    Regular Member david-bell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    eastlothian scotland
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : vectra vxr

    Trim : vxr

    Engine : 2.8 v6 turbo

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 31000

    Default

    thats the correct size bob 215/45/17 thats whats on sri rims mate

  3. #3
    Regular Member Robbieben's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    Polishing a car somewhere
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Correct tyre sizes are

    195/65 R 15
    205 or 215/55 R 16
    215/50 R 17
    225/45 R 17
    225/45 R 18
    235/40 R 18
    235/35 R 19

    Yours should be 225/45 R 17

  4. #4
    Ex Vec-C Admin & Founder Bainie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    60 Degrees North !!
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Should be 215/50x17 or an optional size in the handbook is 225/45x17 which is a cheaper tyre. The ones you have are wrong and I would go back and create, tell them you have been to a vx garage and they have said that they are wrong ....

  5. #5
    Regular Member david-bell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    eastlothian scotland
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : vectra vxr

    Trim : vxr

    Engine : 2.8 v6 turbo

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 31000

    Default

    dont listen to me lol

  6. #6
    Ex Vec-C Admin & Founder Bainie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    60 Degrees North !!
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by david-bell
    dont listen to me lol

    *lol* You must have had dodgy tyres on yours then !!

  7. #7
    Regular Member bobbyboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Durham...
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by david-bell
    dont listen to me lol
    I cant hear you.........

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Wheel size and tyre size
    By DSmiddy in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 14th December 2011, 19:19
  2. Tyre Size
    By ERIC in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 4th July 2011, 10:45
  3. best tyre size for td pro 1.2
    By mann3210 in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 25th March 2011, 15:32
  4. V6 Tyre Size
    By nellsey in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 9th November 2010, 02:19
  5. Best tyre size?
    By arkhan78 in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 29th June 2009, 19:21

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •