Tire Sizes

Asked by Apr 06, 2010 at 07:52 PM about the 2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 Special Edition

Original Tire size 16 / 205/ 45....  I want to replace with GY-Eagle-1,  16 / 225/ 50...

I'm concerned about clearance...What do you think ?

Henry Miller; Mt.Holly, NJ
hnmiller@verizon.net

2 Answers

9,200

If you are concerned then do some measuring. See if you have 20mm of extra space to account for added width and 20.25mm of added height

85

you should be ok http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html <- really useful tool for these kinds of questions

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