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Old 21 Jan 2013, 12:32 am
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Default 15 " tire plus

hii, i have a 2005 base model with 195-65 -15. can i go to 205-65-15without rubbing anything? i don't care about the speedo but want to go higher. i tow the car behind a motorhome and the car bottoms out. thanks in advance, jim
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Old 21 Jan 2013, 01:11 am
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You will be fine with a 205

Not sure if you will gain the height you will need though if you are bottoming out.

Maybe put the pt on a small trailer and pull it?

I dunno, good luck

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Old 21 Jan 2013, 04:34 am
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I think some helper-springs could get rid of you problem. That way the suspension won 't get so low. But as Busa said, 205 is no problem, but you will only gain 12 mm overall which means only 6 mm higher than stock

Maybe your struts are worn ?
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Old 15 Feb 2013, 04:43 pm
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I run 205/60/15's with No Problem!

As the Guys above said, don't think it will help your bottoming out when towing it. Does it bottom out when you drive it? How do you tow it, on a wheel dolly up front and the rear bottoms out? Do you have it loaded with extra cargo/luggage like you would a trailer when you are towing it?
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