View Single Post
Kaefer Kaefer is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Central Va
Posts: 3,630
I'm doing the same thing with my widebody 3.2. No mine's not a turbo car but I'm doing it for the same reasons you are. 8&9x15 Fuchs with 205/55 (or 225/50) fronts and 225/50 or 245/50 rear tires.

Here's an example. It appears to be on 7&8x15 Fuchs with 225/50 and 245/50 tires:

IMO opinion anything smaller than 24" tall looks a bit makes a noticable difference in gearing. If you go with 205/50 front tires then consider 225/45 rear tires. These are ~23" tall. But even 24" tall tires make nice gearing changes vs. 25" or taller tires.

I'll probably keep a second set of wheels that are 17's so I can switch back and forth when desired.
'87 911 turbo, '10 Cayman S
In the past - '71 T, '77 S 3.6, '80 SC, '88 3.6 cab
Old 10-28-2008, 05:15 AM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #5 (permalink)