W123 ideal tire setup on 240d?

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  1. Carbuff

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    Hey folks my 1984 240d tire set up is the w124 intra eightbhole 15x7? Wheels with 195/65/15 tires...tires have become old and hard...I have just replaced the front suspension. I am being advised to go back to 14 by some, other who say stick to current size and some who say issue if I go to 205/60/15.... As it is the same diff as original 14 setup?.....confused:dk:
    :confused: Pls help
     
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    Meant no issue with 205/60/15
     
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    Yes aware of that but get confused when it comes to the offset and inset...I believe the w123 came in 175/70/14 or was it 185/70/14 for the non power steering models...although can't confirm this as I have seen them on power steering models as well ...and I believe there were a 195's on 14's from the factory as well!!!?...so don't know where start...pls help if you know..as most people tell me that my current setup 195/65/15 is the same rolling radius as factory and going for a 205/60/15 would the same set up although wider.... :confused:
     
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    Super you are an angel....may the car gods bestow you your forbidden automotive desires....hope you don't mind me bugging you again on this...I tend to be lousy at self held tech....pretty lousy :)
     
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    Got the tire size = 195/70/14?

    Can't figure the wheel width...J? Do I not need that info calculate...can't figure the chassis codes... W123....
     

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