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Old 08-27-2013, 10:17 AM   #1
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Tire substitution chart: Where?

Hello,

I recently stumbled on a link to a tire substitution chart, but didn't bookmark it. It was unique in that you entered your current tire size at the top, then it showed a whole page full of tire sizes, showing the differences in specs for each from the current tire. In particular two columns: 50 mph (current) = XX mph (sub), and 1000 miles (current) = xxx miles (sub).

Anyone know that link?

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Old 08-27-2013, 10:49 AM   #2
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To find it again, search for tire size calculators.

I like this one because it provides results sorted by similarity in outside diameter:
http://www.tiresizecalculator.info

This is the most common one and popular:
http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

This one has been good to me too:
http://www.1010tires.com/Tools/Tire-Size-Calculator
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:17 AM   #3
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Thanks. Yes they're useful, there are dozens of similar out there. But none of those are the one I described. I stumbled on the link somewhere I think in this forum.

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Could have been in my meta-sig, linked in my sig. I found these additional ones there:
http://ejelta.com/tiresize/
http://www.rimsntires.com/specs.jsp
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Old 08-27-2013, 12:15 PM   #5
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Nope. You enter current tie size at top, then it shows a whole page of dozens or tires, and how they all compare in, chart format, to your current tire. And it sorts them, with best diameter match at top,

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Old 09-02-2013, 10:11 AM   #6
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Discount Tire Direct will give you plus zero tire sizes when you search tires by car model, if you want a thinner or wider than stock tire. Then use their, or another, tire size calculator to find the exact percent difference. It will be small. Mostly under 1%.

Tire Search - Discount Tire Direct
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:53 AM   #7
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theholycow,

That ejelta.com link doesn't match anything for 165/70-13 (Civic VX) size. ;-(

trollbait, that discounttire.com link didn't work for me either ("No Results Found".)

Wish someone else knew the page I seek. It simply showed how a page full of tires compared to my choice 165/70-13, sorted with closest diameters at top.

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When you do find it, please post it!
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Are you looking to see what other widths would give you the same tire height?

The formula to calculate tire height isn't that complicated.

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That ejelta.com link doesn't match anything for 165/70-13 (Civic VX) size. ;-(
Wow, those were the tires I bought the YARDIS with! It turned out soon that these were the culprits behind the odometer's error, because they were of smaller diameter than the default 155/80-13. I replaced them soon, I needed winter tires anyway...

Looking up the mentioned calculators I even learned that 165/75 would have been a good replacement with negligibly different diameter. I don't know why the previous owner chose 165/70. Probably she just didn't care.
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