185/60/R14 can fit small car?

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Hi Sifus,

This is my 1st post here. need some advice on changing the tyre size.
My car now using 165/65/R13 (Atos)
can I change to 185/60/R14?

its a wider tyre, can I use myvi rims to cater this tyre?

Thanks in advance :biggrin:
 

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Hi Sifus,

This is my 1st post here. need some advice on changing the tyre size.
My car now using 165/65/R13 (Atos)
can I change to 185/60/R14?

its a wider tyre, can I use myvi rims to cater this tyre?

Thanks in advance :biggrin:
By calculation you cannot use 185/60R14 as the overall diameter is bigger by 6%. Your car will suffer at pick up, FC will increase, car will be harder to stop from high speed.
Right size is 175/55R14 but I don't think there is such a tyre size available.
You can use 165/55R14 , overall is 1.4% smaller or 165/60R14 which is 1.6% bigger however tyre choices are little.
For the rims check your Atos PCD. I remember Myvi is PCD 100, if same, then check the offset and lastly the center bore whether big enough to go in the front.
 

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By calculation you cannot use 185/60R14 as the overall diameter is bigger by 6%. Your car will suffer at pick up, FC will increase, car will be harder to stop from high speed.
Right size is 175/55R14 but I don't think there is such a tyre size available.
You can use 165/55R14 , overall is 1.4% smaller or 165/60R14 which is 1.6% bigger however tyre choices are little.
For the rims check your Atos PCD. I remember Myvi is PCD 100, if same, then check the offset and lastly the center bore whether big enough to go in the front.
Thanks for your answer.
However, I have some noob questions.
why 185/60/R14 will have wider diameter than 165/60/R14
from I read that the '60' is the tyre profile, and the only difference will be the tyre width.
please explain a bit.
:hmmmm:
 

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Atos's wheel arches aren't big to begin with. I suggest to stick with 13 or 14 inch rim.
Anything more, FC and car performance will suffer...Besides, the car isn't that powerful, and taxing the car with bigger wheels aint helping.
 

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Atos's wheel arches aren't big to begin with. I suggest to stick with 13 or 14 inch rim.
Anything more, FC and car performance will suffer...Besides, the car isn't that powerful, and taxing the car with bigger wheels aint helping.
atleast 165 14" k-car tyre easy to source and have a lot of option too
 

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Hmm, yeah the wheel arch is quite small.
I guess will just change to 165/55R14 lah. :biggrin:
I thot initially want to get a wider tyre, but no choice, car limitation.
 

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Thanks for your answer.
However, I have some noob questions.
why 185/60/R14 will have wider diameter than 165/60/R14
from I read that the '60' is the tyre profile, and the only difference will be the tyre width.
please explain a bit.
:hmmmm:
185 is the width, 60 is profile therefore for
185/60 is 185mm x 60% = 111mm sidewall height
165/60 is 165mm x 60% = 99mm
sidewall is 22mm bigger (radius), therefore diameter is 44mm bigger already

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Can go for 165/50/15 if want bigger rims hehehe!
No point unless can get good performance tyres, if not 165/65R13 to 165/60R14 to 165/50R15 all 165 width only, however to 165/55R14 got slightly more tyre choices. Even 165/65R13 very little only...:biggrin:

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165 or 175 14" tyre will be good enough
175 will be good but 14" got 175/65R14 which is too big.....

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Hmm, yeah the wheel arch is quite small.
I guess will just change to 165/55R14 lah. :biggrin:
I thot initially want to get a wider tyre, but no choice, car limitation.
Yup, I think no choice, because even to 15" still 165 only......:bawling:
 

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install wide body/fender arches.......wide-wide tyres oso can use....eheheheh...
 

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if tyre no stock, can order....

My frenz drives an old school car, wanted a kangkang aggresive look that compliment the wide fenders he installed.....so he ordered his type of tyres from tyre shop...At Putatan samor
 

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Need to order tyres dangerous, later anything happens no spare then how.....hahhahhaha:rofl:
 

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that is why, better stick with standard spec....No worry about rubbing, performance deterioration and save money...Save all the headache and heartache.

Anyway, puncture isnt a problem. Can tampal easily. Besides, that old skool car is just a sunday drive. My fren hardly bring the car far away. The further distance was for a photo session. hahahahah...
 

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Puncture no problem, drive when puncture tyres gone then car stranded, cannot find spare because no one have......hahhaha
 

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If that is the case, spare tyre will save the day. Of course the spare wont be identical to the remaining three tyres, but the spare will be enuf to drive to nearest shop. Besides, his lovely ride never go further than 20km from his home.

Same goes to new cars that use space saver spare tyres. Pretty common. I save a honda civic drives about 90km/hr on space saver spare tyres. Take corner like biasa only....Huiyoh....
 

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Well, saw in newspaper before got one I think was Estima flip over on Highway, on one corner was space saver tyre.....