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    Fellow Frogger! bazgti's Avatar
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    Default 205 tyre ?

    what are the biggest tyres as in width and profile that will it on 14 " by 6" rims for a 205 gti.
    i have different rims than normal and they are 6" wide not 5.5" that is normal in the 14".
    for road use.
    couldnt find a ref for 6" wide rims in search,only 5.5"-BAZZ

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    1000+ Posts alan moore's Avatar
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    Big tyres on small rims do not add to handling. 185/60/14 (std size) would be fine, with 195/60/14 being the maximum common size I would use.

    On my Improved Production car I run 195/60/14 on 7" wheels to keep the sidewalls straighter and improve response.
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