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From: tire size calculator The diameter of the proposed tires is only 0.1" taller so changes to things like speedo, acceleration, fuel mileage will be minimal. I'd be most concerned about the 1.1" extra width and make sure that this will fit inside your wheel wells especially when turning.


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You can't get to where you're going from this chart. This chart ONLY tells you the tire pressures for the options given from the factory. The sizes you're seeing there are specific to the tire sizes, not the rim sizes. It shows the different tire options which could have come from the factory. So, yes, there was a 19" option from the factory, but that ...


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I've used "rope plugs" as permanent repairs on somewhere over 100 tires over the years. Those tires have lived their lives without having an issue with the repair failing. There should not be an issue doing so now with yours. As for America's Tire, if that's their policy, then let them have their policy. They shouldn't get your money, at least not ...


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It depends on where the damage to the tire is at whether you'd need to replace the tire. If it is on the side wall, tire places will not fix it. I'd assume (from your description) the damage is most likely in the tread area. You won't know until you get it looked at, though. Tread can most likely be fixed with a patch from the back side, unless the damage is ...


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"A lot of desert travel" has quite a bit of wiggle room but if you are going to be doing extended drives aired down, I'd assume you are going to be on bad dirt roads or larger/sharp gravel roads or even sand, so you probably want a more aggressive tread. You'll sacrifice noise and a bit of mileage on the highway, but something more like an MT will ...


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Having the parking brake on while changing tires is a safety thing, it has nothing to do with how tight you make the nuts. The parking brake is there to keep the car from rolling while you change the tires. While the rear wheels are off the ground the parking brake doesn't do anything of course, but when you lower the car it will keep it from moving. The ...


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what is the offset of the 19" wheels? You may consider a 19" tire with more sidewall - like a 40 instead of a 35 so your ride comfort won't be harsh. For example, 245/40/19 should suffice. Other important factors to consider are the weight of each new wheel and tire. You could be adding more unsprung weight on each corner of your car - which can ...


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