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Is is correct that stock was a 195/75/14? On the Tirerack, they also show a 205/70/14, which is what the car presently has on it.<p>After comparing a 205 and a 195 together front to back (@ Sam's club) the 195 appears just as wide. Needing to replace all 4, and after my observation, I am considering going back to the 195's just for the cost savings.<p>Any thoughts, pros / cons with this decision?<p>All replies welcome.
 

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Re: Tires, for an '87 245 (Fester)

Hello, again, Brian.<p>If you want four cheap tires then WalMart/Sams is the place.<p>Do you plan to run the same tire in winter?<p>Any size from 185 to 205 will work ok but avoid 60 and lower profiles as this runs up the price.<p>George Dill
 

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Re: Tires, for an '87 245 (Fester)

The passenger side front door should have a sticker on the jamb that lists proper tire size. It was probably 185SR14 which is not common (some say it works out to an aspect ratio of 78, and 185/78/14 doesn't exist).<p>I've seen 185/75/14 and 195/70/14 as commonly used sizes on 240 wagons. In my opinion, the 205 is too wide for a 5.5" wheel that already squirms a LOT due to the tall sidewall. Go with the 195/70.
 
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