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Hi guys

I recently picked up a set of te37s and am looking to put a decent set of tires on them. Somewhat decided on Bridgestone Potenza re71r in 205/50/15.

My question is this, are there many people running 205 wide tires on here, and if so, any issues with rubbing?

Car is 1991 CRX Si and I believe offset on the wheels is 45

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Your leaving enough wheel and tire on the inside to rub the frame rail if you go too low. I had to find a middle ground to run 205/45/17 on my 92 sedan. You could offset the offset with a spacer though I cant remember the suspension setup on those, if it is similar to the older e-at civics you are limited in geometry. Damn torsion bars.
 

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I run 225/45-15 on a 15x8 +36 wheel on my CRX, Wagon, and Hatch. Very little contact with the front of the inner fender well while turning under heavy compression.
 

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That is certainly interesting.

I found a tire size comparison website and used it to compare 205/50r15 to both 195/55r15 which I previously ran as well as original 185/60r14 and it looks promising. I haven't physically measured clearance from my current set up, but I'm thinking it shouldn't be much of a problem to run 205mm wide tires.
 

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Im running 205 50 15 on my 90 crx , went with the kumho ecsta pa31(closest to speedo correct), some knock off te37, 15x6.5, high offset. Somewhere between negative 1.5 to 2* camber all the way around. Absolutely zero clearance issues.
 

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Ordered 205/50r15 Potenza Re71r today. They are back ordered until march, much like the hardware I ordered from Rays Eng.

According to the comparison website I used they should keep the speedo acceptably accurate, off by 1.4mph at 80mph
 

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I'm going to get my Te37 powder coated close to OE silver
I know it's not a "proper" colour for them, but going for a closer to OE Honda look
 
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