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#1 Danceman2020

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 02:44 PM

Hi i want to upgrade the wheels on my VXT and would very much like to go with ATS DTC wheels but not sure of wheel size and tyre size. My car is running standard ride hight and normal VXT wheels.. I know this has probably been done to death but just a quick point on tyre size and wheel size would be great.



#2 Rosssco

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Posted 10 September 2017 - 04:27 PM

You can but them new here (silver or black):

 

https://www.regelin-...cing-black.html

 

Also see info given on tyre sizes.

 

They may look at bit over-sized on a car with standard ride height, but that's a personal thing..



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Posted 10 September 2017 - 06:28 PM

Thanks Scary i new about this sight and where i would probably get them from :-) But just wondered what the forum thought of tyres etc for these wheels :-)



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Posted 10 September 2017 - 06:59 PM

I ran 235/45/17 for a few years on the rear = 643mm, because they were the closest overall size compared to standard

 

I have now fitted 235/40/17 and these are 620mm

 

The standard rear tyre height = 634mm

 

For the fronts you can either use 205/40/17 = 596mm or 215/40/17 = 604mm,

 

The standard fronts = 624mm

 

So really depends which ABS controller you have.



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Posted 10 September 2017 - 07:19 PM

Thanks Vocky for the reply i think my car 2006 VXT has standard ABS unit :-( but have no idea TBH ... what tyre would you recommend every day use with the odd track day ? are the Toyo Proxy TR1 any good ?



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Posted 10 September 2017 - 07:59 PM

T1r= no. R1r = ok.

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 09:27 AM

OEM front tire is 175/55 17? diameter 624mm

215/40 17 is diameter 604mm -3,3%

 

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 04:18 PM

OEM front tire is 175/55 17? diameter 624mm

215/40 17 is diameter 604mm -3,3%

 

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I used the wrong profile height for a standard tyre so I have editted the original info thumbsup



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Posted 11 September 2017 - 07:53 PM

And 205/40 17 should be even smaller.
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Posted 11 September 2017 - 08:46 PM

Thanks for the help :-)

 



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Posted 11 September 2017 - 09:18 PM

It would be perfect for you to borrow a set for the afternoon to see if they suit an othewise std car. I am not sure heavy tyres and increased grip are going to work with std suspension.

 

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:03 PM

205/ 45 17 and 235 /40 17 (Tire Diameter 616 mm and 620 mm) is perfect.

 

215/ 40 17 and 235/ 40 17 (Tire Diameter 604 mm and 620 mm) also works very well.



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Posted 13 September 2017 - 05:31 PM

What the above people are alluding to is that you need to try and keep the difference in rotating circumferance of your new front and rear tyres as similar to the OEM as possible. Otherwise your ABS will not work correctly.



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Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:09 PM

I have 215/40 17 front and 255/40 17 rear
And have no ABS problem nsitter with 2 or 4 channel.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:26 PM

Thanks everyone yes i understood that was just looking for a recommendation on day to day tyre brand that will get the occasional track day thrown at them one i have the ATS DTC on the car.:-)



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Posted 22 September 2017 - 06:37 PM

Thanks everyone yes i understood that was just looking for a recommendation on day to day tyre brand that will get the occasional track day thrown at them one i have the ATS DTC on the car.:-)

Dunk has some Continental jobs on his and they seem pretty good. Not sure of which ones or exact sizes but will give him a shout




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