these wheels and these tires?

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these wheels and these tires?

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I bought some used H20s recently, and I have a set of OE wheels that came with my car -- i.e., already paid for. my question is whether I can mount these tires on these wheels. the tires are P205/50R15, and the wheels are 15x6JJ 45.

I found some sources that say 205 is the max size that will mount on a 6" wheel. what I don't know, though, is how advisable this pairing is for a racing application.

who's got wisdom for me?
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I've mounted 205/50/15's on 6" wheels and they worked OK for me.
Depending on the tire 7's would theoretically be a bit better match, but for rains your factory 6's should be fine....
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We've run up to 225's on our 15x6's. Now we routinely run 205 because Spec Miata takeoffs are cheaper...
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They would be better on a 7, but will work just fine on a 6.
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thanks for the inputs. and thanks also for giving me the answer I wanted!
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We ran SM7s and Hoosier wets on 15x6" wheels in Spec Neon.

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I'll hijack this thread a bit here, if I may. How much life are people getting out of Hoosier SM7s? Last time I raced we were running a spec Toyo that lasted an entire season. :lol:
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