[DML] Re: Wheel offset numbers
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[DML] Re: Wheel offset numbers



Thats great for the tire info, but what about rim size and offsets?
--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "twinenginedmc12" 
<twinenginedmc12@...> wrote:
>
> Hey, stealth designer,
> 
> Here are some example sizes for a 15"x6" front with approximately 
the
> stock diameter.  All are Dunlop performance tires, chosen randomly
> from one of the tire size spreadsheets I've got left over from
> specifying my Delorean's wheels and tires.  There are surely 
zillions
> available out there, especially if you allow some latitude on the
> width and diameter.  One thing I noticed was that even for 
supposedly
> identically sized tires, manufacturer to manufacturer dimensional
> variation was considerable.
> 
> 195/55ZR15 and 225/55ZR16 are my personal favorites.
> 
> Fields are:  
> SIZE	RIM WIDTH	SECTION WIDTH	OVERALL TIRE DIAMETER
	STATIC LOADED
> RADIUS	ROLL CIRCUM	REVS MILE	TREAD WIDTH	TREAD 
DEPTH	TIRE WEIGHT	MAX
> LOAD	MAX PRESSURE		
> 
> 
> 195/55ZR15	6	7.9	23.4	10.8	71.5	919 	6.9
	Oct-32	18.1	1136 	44 		
> 205/55ZR15	6.5	8.4	23.9	11	72.8	870 	7.2
	Oct-32	19.6	1202 	44 		
> 195/50ZR15	6	7.9	22.7	10.5	69.3	892 	6.9
	Oct-32	18.1	1047 	44 		
> 205/50ZR15	6.5	8.3	23	10.6	69.6	911 	6.9
	Oct-32	18.9	1136 	44 		
> 
> Here's some for the back, 16"/17" x 7"/8ish", same spreadsheet.  
> 
> 225/55ZR16*	7	9.3	25.7	11.9	77.6	816 	8.5
	Oct-32	25.5	1477 	44 		
> 245/50ZR16*	7.5	10	25.6	11.8	77.4	819 	8.8
	Oct-32	26.6	1654 	44 		
> 225/45ZR17	7.5	8.9	25	11.6	76	834 	8.1
	Oct-32	22.5	1356 	44 		
> 255/45ZR17	8.5	10.2	26	12	78.6	806 	9.1
	Oct-32	27.7	1654 	44 		
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "thefrewe" <terryfrewen@> wrote:
> >
> > What kind of issues do you think you might have if you went with 
a 
> > 15" front rim and 16" or 17" rear rim (same width and offset) and 
the 
> > same size (outside diameter) tire?  This would give a lower 
profile 
> > tire, better cornering and I would think a little more modern 
look?  
> > Anyone know what the tire size would if front was 15" ID and rear 
was 
> > 17" ID? 
> >
>



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