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I purchased an 89 911 with 993 brakes and 17 inch Fiske wheels. How small a wheel can I go to with the 993 brakes. Thinking of 16 inch.

  • 1989
  • 911 Carrera Cabriolet
Mileage: 
125 000
Wheels and Tires
Edmonton, 
Alberta

Hi.  The car came with 993 brakes and 17 inch wheels. Tires are 205 50 R17 front and 255 40 R17 back.  I am looking for a little smoother ride and was thinking of changing to a smaller wheel (like 15 or 16 inch). I am thinking that a smaller wheel will not accomodate the brakes. What would you suggest for a wheel tire configuration. This is primarily for pleasure driving. The current tires are high performance summer so I am also looking at an all season tire to stretch the season out a bit for the vehicle.

 

Thanks

Norm

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