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I'm looking for some low rolling resistant tires for my 1991 Ford Escort conversion. Stock OEM wheels are R13 and from web surfing I only see R15 and R17 low rolling resistant tires. What should I do? Convert to R15 and try to get some lower profile tires to compensate for the extra diameter or are there some good R13 EV tires out there?

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Thanks for the help.

I found these R13s that I will try the Kumho eco Solus HM KR22. They have them in R13s and are relatively cheap.
 

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Thanks for the help.

I found these R13s that I will try the Kumho eco Solus HM KR22. They have them in R13s and are relatively cheap.
I am using these as well.... seem good, but I did not see much measurable difference from previous tires. But, I didn't have a precise way to measure either.... I now have a 'Cycle Analyst' installed and might re-run a test with a couple sets of tires over a set course. I have three different sets of 13" wheels/tires, and am curious now...
 
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