Can I transfer wheels and tires from 2006 HHR to my 1998 Malibu
Our 2006 HHR has died and before it is scrapped I want to transfer the wheels/rims & tires to our daughters 1998 Malibu which is in need of new tires. The HHR tires are relatively new and I would hate to just scrap them.
The 2006 HHR tire size is 215 / 55R16 / 93H. The 1998 Malibu tires read, 215 / 60R15 / 94H. Im just simply not an authority on wheels/rims & tires and could use some advice if these would fit the Malibu.
Would be happy if I could just take the wheels off the HHR and install the on the Malibu. Easier than removing the tires from the wheels on both cars.
Any help would be appreciated.
Tire diameter with the 16" would be 25.31" and the Diameter of the 15" ones would be 25.16". A slight error on the speedo, It will read .63% slower speed. So at 55mph it would read 52mph. I'm not sure on the lug nut spacing or backspace on the rims, but have you a least tried to mount the new tires on the older car, see if they clear the calipers?
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