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Will bigger rims raise my car height

When you increase the rim size, you get a lower profile tire so that the overall outside diameter doesn't change. At the tire store and some websites this is known as your car's +1 (or +2, +3) tire ...
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DIY: Prepare Virago for both tall and short riders

TL;DR It's not possible to prepare a Virago 535 so that both short and tall riders can ride it comfortably. Full answer After investigating a lot into this issue, and even after trying a few other ...
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Will bigger rims raise my car height

Building off of JPhi's answer, a few tire options. 180/55R15 - same width, 1.7% smaller diameter 180/60R15 - same width, 1.3% larger diameter 185/55R15 - wider, 0.9% smaller diameter 190/55R15 - ...
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Ride stiffness vs roll stiffness

"Ride stiffness" refers to the spring rate, or road feel, of the entire vehicle. Does a rough road jar your teeth? "Roll stiffness" might be created by anti-roll or anti-sway bars, and refers to the ...
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