Last post on Jul 06, 2009 at 12:48 PM
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Mercury Cougar, Tires, Wheels, Hatchback
#1 of 5 Down sizing tires
Feb 29, 2008 (11:59 am)
I read on here that someone said that all cougars are the same and that you could change the tire rims. I have 16 inch performance on now and cant get snow tires for them ( if you know of any let me know), I would like to change them to the 15 inch rims. I called the mercury dealer they said go for it and I called sears and they said dont ever downsize. Did anyone ever do this? If so, how was the outcome? Thanks for any help.
#2 of 5 Better late than never
Jun 24, 2008 (5:47 pm)
Of course you can downsize. 205/65/15 you won't have a problem.
#3 of 5 Changing tire size
Jul 04, 2009 (1:38 pm)
What are some other size tires that I can use on my Mercury? It's currently got 215-50-16 tires on it. I see that you are saying that you could use 205-65-15 what about 225-60-16, 205-55-16, etc.
#4 of 5 Re: Changing tire size [rangerboy]
Jul 05, 2009 (3:17 pm)
It sounds like you are discussing two different generations of Cougars.
#5 of 5 Re: Changing tire size [rangerboy]
Jul 06, 2009 (12:48 pm)
the 225's were to big for my cougar, they rubbed. I down sized.