98 Mazda Protege tires

Asked by Jul 26, 2014 at 01:51 PM about the 1998 Mazda Protege 4 Dr ES Sedan

Question type: Car Customization

Im wondering if R14 195/70 tires would fit on my '98 Mazda Protege ES. Currently there
are R14 185/65 on there. Hopefully someone can help me out.

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Couldn't really find any definitive information on this, buy I believe they will fit, you going basically 1 inch wider and 1 inch taller, it will throw your speedo and odo off but you should be able to compensate with a different speedo gear.

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I agree.

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The 70 on R14 195/70 is the aspect ratio. The tire is 70% as tall as it is wide. 195mm converted to inches--195divided by 25.4=7.6", then 70% of that gives us a 5.3" high tire. Same calculation for 185/65 --185mm/.25.4=7.3 X 0.65=4.7" tall tire.... Just over a half inch shorter in height.... 195mm wide and 185mm wide =10mm difference, 0.4 inches There will be a short quiz at end of class.

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