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Old 05-08-2018, 03:15 PM   #148 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
You should definitely be able to change one size without a problem, although one of the last times that I bought tires, I forgot if I asked for one size narrower or taller, but they refused, and said it was not safe. The last time that I bought tires one had blown and supposedly it failed because it was one size too narrow, but that does not make any sense.

I think the weight rating was fifty pounds less and still far more than the car weighed.
How many sizes narrower were they?

And wouldn't other factors besides weight play a factor in durability?

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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
You could sell the wheels with the tires. The newer the better. Then get new wheels/tires. But I did what you are apparently doing... I kept my existing (non-LRR) tires to the bitter end and then switched. That's the real money saver.
These tires are keepers until they're dead. Unless I happen to find a really good deal somewhere.
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