How to choose tires, wheels and rims onto your auto?
How to pick up tires, wheels and rims on your car? There are plenty of opinions starting from the factory instructions spelled out exactly with the allowable size of the wheels, tires and rimes, finishing on a neighbor's opinion about a rotten “eight”.
Let's look at the issue impartially. Where does in the original statement a list of recommended sizes of wheels, tires and rims? And it is taken out from engineering calculations and is directly tied to the kinematics of the suspension vehicle. Is taken into account all - the load on transmission components, the characteristics of an acceptable comfort, effort on the steering wheel, etc. All this is supported by tests.
For this reason you should not trust a third-party opinions - any deviation from instructions is always fatal, because it comes not harmless "bloat" in the salon, but the main thing - control. And well, if abnormal wheels and tires will be detrimental to the car, not for you.
So before you buy tires, wheels and rims re-read the instructions and decide the possible options. In extreme cases, in online shops of wheels and tires you may consult with qualified stuff and to decide what to choose and buy.
Consider the possibilities. The first - the minimum size of wheels and tires, acceptable for your car in this configuration. In this case, you can save money, and in some cases and improve comfort by installing a drive tire with a higher profile with the assurance that they will not clinging to the arches and suspension components. This may be an option if the vehicle is operated on bad roads. It is only important to verify, whether fit these tires and wheels to your configuration, as in many cars the size of brake calipers is vary depending on the installed engine. A situation may arise that the diameter of the disk is simply not enough to hold the calipers.
The second option - the opposite extreme – the biggest wheels and tires with a low profile. Sure, here at the height of aesthetics - the car apparently become "respectable."
The third option - the most simple. Use such size of wheels, tires and rims that it was the most common for your model, and vehicle equipment. In this case, probably will not be problems with the disks, not with the choice of tires. Moreover, car’s behavior (comfort, handling, braking distance) will be the most optimal on a balance of all qualities.