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Switching from 14" to 15" rim

My son's 97 came with the stock 14" rims, 215/75. When I get my new set of rims for my Ranger, I am going to give him mine which look a lot nicer.

I currently run 235/60 on 15" rims. Will this affect the speedometer reading, and if yes, will he be going faster or slower than the speedo reading.

Sorry about the math question so early in the morning.

P.S. He got his first speeding ticket about two weeks ago, 4 months after getting his license. Ka-ching!
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2.2% too fast

when your speedo says 60, you are actually going 58.7mph
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Great link! Thank you!!

Also will trick him into going a little slower...
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yup. 235/60 is what i ran on my old 97. perfect size IMO for a 15" rim on a street 2wd ranger
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Gumby - Did you get the tails working?
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good switch. i hate those 14's
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Gumby - Did you get the tails working?
not "correctly" yet, but i have a plan as soon as i get off my butt and get one other project finished up
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i put my 16s on my truck and i still run the same speed with a larger tire though i dont remember the size right now but if i am off i cant tell but then again my friends caddie with the eletric speedo said he was doin 60 and i was doin 60 on mine
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