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celicafourotwo Jun 14, 3:15am - #198701 

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tires size question!

ok my car tires read 205/50/16..is that what i must get or can i get something like 205/55/16 or 205/60/16 or 205/65/16..seem like 2 shops i went to they don't have the exact size in stock.. Let me know..thanks

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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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hephaestus Jun 14, 3:29am - #198702 
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Is it 205 50 16", I'm not sure? I'm pretty sure that it's not a 40 series or greater than 205. I always had 15's on my GTS, other than the other wheel. The 15" was I think a 195 55 15". So the 16" should be 205 50? Whatever you do, don't go bigger like that. Go with the stock readings. If you have aftermarket wider wheels, then by all means get a wider tire. You want shorter/wider (too a point), not taller. Get the 50.
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celicafourotwo Jun 14, 3:32am - #198703 

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yup..well you can have 205/55/15 on GTS too..on GT is P195/60R15 if running 15in rim..check the sidewall of ur tires to make s

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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celicafourotwo Jun 14, 3:32am - #198704 

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yup..well you can have 205/55/15 on GTS too..on GT is P195/60R15 if running 15in rim..check the sidewall of ur tires to make sure..

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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hephaestus Jun 14, 3:37am - #198705 
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What the hell happened to my reply? Too make it short. Don't go taller, get the 205 50 or wider if you have aftermarket wheels. Don't go above the 50 aspect ratio in a 16".
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hephaestus Jun 14, 3:42am - #198706 
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Originally Posted by celicafourotwo
yup..well you can have 205/55/15 on GTS too..on GT is P195/60R15 if running 15in rim..check the sidewall of ur tires to make sure..

I checked it's a 195/55. The 16" is 50. If those places don't know, Toyota, or any where else. They don't need to be in business.
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celicafourotwo Jun 14, 3:44am - #198707 

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got it..i'll just have to make a few more phone call around town..no idea what happen to ur post/reply..must be the connection, sometime i can't reply either.. grin

Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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hephaestus Jun 14, 3:48am - #198708 
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I'll make it simple for you. Go to your Toyota dealer and check the cars or ask. Or call Tire Rack, Discount Tire, or anybody and they will give you the specs or what's you can get away with. Takes a minute and for the first two toll free.
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