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Old 04-13-2012, 11:51 AM
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205/70R14's on W123 vs 195/70R14

I have stock W123 14" bundts. Need new tires.

Toying between the stock 195/70R14s or wider 205/70R14's.

These will be all season - but I do put on winter tires when it snows.

Will I need spacers or any other stuff? Any advice between the two?

Thanks!
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:24 AM
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14" Bundts came in either 6x14 or 6.5x14. Thou both would have no issues if you so decide to mount 205/70 tires, I believe the later rim size would be best with 205/70 while 195/70 for a 6x14
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:25 AM
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Ran some 205/70s on steel rim 6x14 for couple years just fine, nice ride till one bubbled and blew out a belt (no longer buying used tires;(
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:50 AM
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I believe, that 195/70 is better for 123, than 205/70.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:00 PM
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I believe, that 195/70 is better for 123, than 205/70.
+1.

Besides, the wider the tires/rims are, the heavier each turn would be (added stress to steering and driver)
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