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Tyre (tire) Sizes

PostPost by: steveww » Tue Apr 27, 2004 2:53 pm

All of you with Panasport / Minilite 5x13 wheels - What size tyres do you use that fit under standard S4 arches?
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PostPost by: TomR » Tue Apr 27, 2004 3:31 pm

Kuhmo 175/60-13 has a very wide tread for the size and fits closely. I trimmed the edge of the arch a tiny bit at the back.

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PostPost by: freddy22112211 » Tue Apr 27, 2004 6:47 pm

I use 165-70 Michelins on the 5" Panasports (Sprint, original springs/platforms). Right rear arch filed slightly.
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PostPost by: gjz30075 » Tue Apr 27, 2004 7:01 pm

Bridgestone 165/65. Clearance is fine by the arch and needs a slight flattening of the spring perch.

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PostPost by: zxsimonw » Wed May 05, 2004 7:24 pm

Dunlop SP-20 165/70 R13's on Panasports (S4). Arches completely stock.
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