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Turdcelbrother
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Tire question

Post by Turdcelbrother » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:02 am

Wasn't sure where to post this, apologies if In the wrong place.
I'm wondering if anyone knows if a LT195/75r14/D 99r bf Goodrich all terrain t/a ko's would fit my stock tercel 14's, "the square/block style wheel"?

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Re: Tire question

Post by splatterdog » Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:52 am

Look up the tire specs and see if your rim width is OK.

I've got 195/70r14's on MR2 triangles for both of mine. Rim/wheel well fit is good.

Some T4's came with 14's? I though my only set of stock alloys with the square caps are 13's.

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Re: Tire question

Post by Turdcelbrother » Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:09 pm

This is the sort of 14" wheel I've got.
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Re: Tire question

Post by rer233 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:21 pm

You SURE they're 14's?
if it aint there, there's a good chance it won't break!
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Re: Tire question

Post by Turdcelbrother » Fri Oct 20, 2017 4:53 pm

I must have been delusional.... just glanced at my wheels and you are correct sir. Well shit, best bet to find some steelies I suppose. Darn I was really hoping to use these as I love the look.

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Re: Tire question

Post by Petros » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:16 pm

alloys are better than steel wheels any day, they are noticeably stiffer. I kind of like the look too, but those should be 13", you can get toyota alloy wheels in 14" from corrola or mr2 that will fit our cars, but not the same style.

I think using 14" alloy wheel with the same rolling dia tire will result in more responsive handling (lower side profile), but a quality 13" alloy wheel would not be bad either. check the width too, wider wheels, even with the same tire, also results in a more soild and responsive feel at the steering wheel.

If you are after performance, I would not go with steel wheels either way. Get some decent alloy wheels, you will not regret it.
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Re: Tire question

Post by rer233 » Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:43 pm

Personally, I'm fond of Miata Daiseys- plenty of 'em out there for cheap 'cuz the Miata ricer crowd wants to go BIG diameter wheels. The offset's good, the center hole is the same diameter as our cars, and they have tapered steel inserts for the lug nuts. Matter of fact, I've got 4 sets of 'em...
if it aint there, there's a good chance it won't break!
83 SR5 Silver/Blue (Snowmobile/work beater)-totaled but drivable
85 SR5 Blue
88 SR5 White (the 'good' one)-not anymore-totaled
87 fwd silver wagon a/t
87 4wd dx Cream (a/t- not anymore- now m/t)

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Re: Tire question

Post by ARCHINSTL » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:30 pm

If you get "Gen I" Daisys - see what I did for nut covers and center caps: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5827&p=42940&hilit=miata#p42940
and https://www.platt.com/platt-electric-su ... pid=152960
Most hardware stores carry these - the 2" diameter fit fine.
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Re: Tire question

Post by Turdcelbrother » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:00 am

Does anyone know If 15" Mini Cooper wheels would work? 4x100, just not sure on center.

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Re: Tire question

Post by helipilot77 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:09 am

I’m running Mini Cooper 17’s they fit perfect so I’m sure the 15’s would also work.
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