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    Got 55's on 16's at the mo, s'ok around corners but would like to go lower.
    What profile have you got on 16's?

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    not got 16s but i guess you're limited to going to 225/50 on those rims fella

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    You think? hardly worth the drop is it really.

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    you might get away with 235/45s but depends how much they are off the standard radius of your stock tyres. Everything I've read says +/- 2.5% maximum difference.

    http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

    try the calcs here

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    looks like 235/50 would be the only option that keeps the speedo pretty much as is.

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    Nah, not worth the extra expense for little gain. Thanks though Flob

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