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Old March 5th, 2014, 06:38 PM   #1
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My cobalt has factory sized 195 60r15 tires and stock steel wheels. I found some decent aluminum wheels that have 185 55r15 on them. Are these rims most likely an appropriate width for my tires? Offset appears to be acceptable but I'm going to test fit one to be certain of bolt pattern and offset/brake clearance etc.
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Old March 14th, 2014, 03:24 PM   #2
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Those are both pretty small tires, I doubt you have a problem mounting a 5mm wider tire on the rim...
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Old March 14th, 2014, 03:41 PM   #3
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Test fit it. What did the aluminum wheels come off of?
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Old March 14th, 2014, 09:20 PM   #4
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http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/tirecalc.php

my fav site for these questions far as comparison
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Those are both pretty small tires, I doubt you have a problem mounting a 5mm wider tire on the rim...
It would be 10mm wider, unless you meant 5mm per side. I agree though, very unlikely to be an issue. That's just over 3/8" difference for the metrically challenged.
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I was thinking 190 to a 185, reread it 195-185 is 10mm, still not much.
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Thanks for the help guys, the rims were off a 97 Aveo. Seller flaked out at the last minute. All well more monies for my other hobbies.
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