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Originally Posted by Dave at Pelican Parts View Post
Note that 195/50 are quite short compared to the original 165/80 tires. That is good for handling, and shortens your gearing, which are good things. But it makes the ride harder, makes you rev higher to keep up with freeway traffic, and does look a little out of place on the car IMHO.

I've used it in the past, and was happy with the benefits and willing to put up with the downsides.

A better match to the stock diameter would be 195/65 or 195/70.

Not to mention speedo error ,the 195/55 would seem a better choice as there would be zero speedo error for the OP over his 165's.
IMO 205's aren't really safe for the rim width and kinda look a bit odd.
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