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Tyre size query

Hi Guys,

I am currently in need of new tyres. The standard tyre size for the JTS Spider is 205/50/16. My car however has 205/55/16 on the rear and 205/50/16 on the front. What are the pro's and cons of this?

One obvious downside is i can not rotate my tyres, however the rears have lasted for 30000km and still are ok, the fronts are a little worse for wear!

Should i keep this current arrangement or put on 205/50/16 all around?

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Are your existing tyres in line with what is shown in the Handbook for your Country variant?

I doubt it but you never know.

I would go same size all round myself 205/50/16 if you are keeping the same wheels. I don't think the 916 was built for different size tyres front and back.
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Mine has 205/50/16 all round (runs out to check) on mine
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Yep, 205/50/16 is what they should be.

55's will fit and it's hard to tell the difference. I'm told that as long as the tyres on any " axle " are the same it's OK.
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Thanks guys! I will put 205/50/16 all around
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