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14" wheels

Discussion in 'Modifications' started by Copen Jon, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. Copen Jon

    Copen Jon Copenworld Newbie

    Apr 23, 2016
    Copen 1.3
    Greeting to you all, ladies and gentlemen.
    As a recent new owner (Hurrah!) of a 1.3 I am curious to know if the little Copo feels much different when it runs on 14" wheels? I would appreciate comments from those with first hand knowledge of the situation, but of course...all comments gratefully recieved!

    I am inclined to think that 14" wheels, and a larger profile tyre, may possibly give a slightly more retro look?
  2. Salieri

    Salieri Copenworld Veteran

    Jun 19, 2012
    Used to have a White Copen, but I sold it in 2023
    I have 14 and 15 inch original equipment Daihatsu alloys with 165/50 R15 and 165/60 R14 tyres. To be quite honest I do not feel much of a difference. The 14 inch wheels might be a little softer but apart from that it is negligible.
  3. stonemanty

    stonemanty Copenworld Member

    Oct 13, 2014
    Porsche 997 GT3
    Mitsubishi Evo 9 RS
    Copen 660cc
    Mine has 16" rims and was on 45 profiles - I couldn't get any new ones easily and had to go to 40s
    I was expecting it to be worse than the previous dentist friendly ride but amazingly it was a lot better
    No idea why, could be softer rubber?

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