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Tire Sizes Which Is Best

I Just bought a lude but im not satisfied with the size of my tires, they look as if they would best suit a CRX, any suggestions.....
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what size are they and what kind of lude is it?
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205/50/16 is stock suggestion.

I'm running 215/50/16 BF Goodrich Traction T/A V's but you can go so far as 225/45/16 or 225/40/16.

All that is for stock rims.
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I'm running p215/45r17 with my car and I like how it rides
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205/50/15 - Better Acceleration, Overall Diameter is Smaller
205/55/15 - Recommended 15€ Size Tire w/ 6.5" wide wheel
215/50/15 - Larger Contact Patch, Better Acceleration, Overall Diameter is Smaller
225/45/15 - Even Larger Contact Patch, Minimum of 7" wide wheel is recommended, Overall Diameter is Smaller
225/50/15 - Even Larger Contact Patch, Minimum of 7" wide wheel is Recommended
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205/50/16 - Stock Size, Recommended 16€ Size Tire
215/45/16 - Larger Contact Patch
215/50/16 - Larger Contact Patch, Overall Diameter is Larger
225/45/16 - Even Larger Contact Patch, Minimum of 7" wide wheel is Recommended
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215/40/17 - Larger Contact Patch, Recommended 17€ Size Tire
215/45/17 - Larger Contact Patch, Overall Diameter is Larger
225/40/17 - Even Larger Contact Patch, Very Limited Selection of Brands
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215/35/18 - Larger Contact Patch, Small Profile means Less Protection for Wheels
215/40/18 - Larger Contact Patch, Overall Diameter is Larger
225/35/18 - Even Larger Contact Patch, Recommended tire size for 18x7.5" with at least a +48mm offset
225/40/18 - Even Larger Contact Patch, Overall Diameter is Larger, Not Recommended if car is Lowered
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