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    does it matter that my veccy is running 205/45/17's

    rolling radius wise there aint a lot in it

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    Should be 215/50 x 17 so there will be about 4.6% in it less economy and highly inaccurate speedo.

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    whilst we are on the subject of tyres i need a new set for my sri 150 what is a good all rounder and what sort of price am i looking at any help would be great SCO 99Y

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    Quote Originally Posted by scoggy View Post
    whilst we are on the subject of tyres i need a new set for my sri 150 what is a good all rounder and what sort of price am i looking at any help would be great SCO 99Y
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=142974

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    Quote Originally Posted by triple595 View Post
    does it matter that my veccy is running 205/45/17's
    Do you man 225, instead of 205?

    Quote Originally Posted by Derek Mc View Post
    Should be 215/50 x 17 - highly inaccurate speedo.
    Highly - I thought I told you a million times not to exaggerate.

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    i stand corrected they are 215's not 205's, i dont think i'm gonna worry too much lol

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    215/50/R17 is standard, some people (myself included) change to 225/45/R17 because they're a little cheaper but some people go wider again and run 235/45/R17 without problems - I'll be doing this next time. Fatter tyres suit the Vec too. As for the speedo being out, it's not out by much at all. 75mph on mine is about 72 on the sat-nav.

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    i had them on my 2.0 dti doing 50mpg i done 18000 mile on them so i wouldnt worry too much

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    This is a handy little tool to check how it could effect your speedo

    http://www.kouki.co.uk/utilities/vis...ize-calculator

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    so basically its good cause my speed is less than it says

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