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alexcoqui
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« on: August 18, 2013, 03:37:16 PM »

Hello Im new here. I get my aztek in two days and the first thing it needs is tires. I was wondering if anyone here as done 235/65/17 without problems. I know about the spedometer isue, but all Im concerned about is rubbing. thanks.
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« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2013, 06:42:02 PM »

There is a significant change in overall diameter, sidewall size etc...
Here is a link to a tire size comparison:


Tire Size Comparison
Specification  Sidewall  Radius  Diameter  Circumference  Revs/Mile  Difference
235/55-17         5.1in  13.6in    27.2in         85.4in        742        0.0%
235/65-17         6.0in  14.5in    29.0in         91.2in        695        6.8%
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Just curious??? Why did you pick that 235/65/17 size.  



The OEM options were 235/55/17 and 225/60/17
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2013, 10:48:52 AM »

the aztek will look a lot better with bigger tires. more like a truck & I want to change the tires to A/T.
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2013, 07:24:37 AM »

I have AT tires on mine, is factory size. I am not sure they are made any more, but they have been a good tire so far. Sumitomo was the brand, not sure of the model.
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