240 240 sedan/family daily driver tyres
Rego time and due for new tyres. I change them so rarely that I don't get to experiment with sizes. So I'm not sure if to stay with the same size. (240 sedan, factory 14" steel rims, 185/70R14, Pirelli P2000 tyres.)
They've been ok I guess. I do know I don't feel 'at ease' at freeway speeds in more than light rain. My hackles go down when I lower speed to 90km/h. But I'm not sure if that's just me, or if I'm instinctively sensing tyre slip if I go any harder. (I do the full speed limit in the dry.)
Q: What is everyone running on their 240 sedan? (It's for a family daily driver, two-thirds on 80km-120km, and one-third on city roads.)
I've thought about maybe going wider. But I recall having wider tyres on a 1970s 244 with manual steering once. Can't recall the specific size, but they were in the 200 range: 205, 215, or 225. They made the manual steering quite heavy - especially as the typical inner-edge wear on the front left tyre appeared. But I'm not sure I'd even feel it now, with power steering on this '91 240 sedan.