Gain extra benefits by becoming a Supporting Member Click here find out how!

Classic Performance Products Classic Parts
American Auto Wire Classic Industries
Danchuk Catalog
Hellwig Products IncPerformance Rod & CustomJoin the Community today
Ecklers AutoMotiveNu-Relics Power Windows

Username Post: larger tires        (Topic#288821)
JackieB 
Contributor
Posts: 270

Loc: Louisville KY
Reg: 08-13-10
10-26-12 11:34 AM - Post#2283174    

Will it affect the engine management computer if I switch from 25.5 diameter front tires to 27.1 diameter tires? I already know it will affect the speedometer reading.JB

http://www.picturetrail.com/sfx/album/view/198472 2... "if you can't hum it, it aint music"


 




Stinky 
Senior Member
Posts: 1656

Loc: Whitewater, CO
Reg: 05-25-01
10-31-12 08:27 PM - Post#2284948    
    In response to JackieB

First off...will they fit? A good tire store will have that info in the computer (if they are close).
A better tire store will try them on your car, for free, to see if they fit.

Most speedometers read fast...possibly in order to save persons tickets.

Due to the larger circumference of the bigger tire, per every rotation of the tire, your tire will travel farther and if it travels farther, it will be getting there faster.



 




Icon Legend Permissions Topic Options
Report Post

Quote Post

Quick Reply

Print Topic

Email Topic

2068 Views
FusionBB
FusionBB™ Version 2.1
©2003-2006 InteractivePHP, Inc.
Execution time: 0.089 seconds.   Total Queries: 16   Zlib Compression is on.
All times are (GMT -0800) Pacific. Current time is 09:20 AM
Top