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    a little stretch !

    evening , in a couple of weeks i will be having the standard original fit 5 spoke 16" wheels on my 1999 1.8t sport refurbed in antracite and at the same time will be having new tyres fitted as there is no extra fitting cost as the old tyres have to come off anyway
    my question is what size tyres will give me a slight stretch ?
    not looking to go too extreme but do like the look of stretched tyres .
    i hardly ever park next to a kerb so don't mind having exposed rims but the car is a daily so don't want to go too mental,
    currently running 205 55 16

    cheers baz

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    Not really possible I'm afraid mate.

    To get a stretch on the OEM rims you'd have to go down several tyre sizes, leaving your car terribly under tyred!

    the stock rims are just not wide enough to get any stretch at all.
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    probably a 195-45-16 is the best your gonna get..

    Audi s3 goodwood green, BAM, n249 delete, 80mm TIP, s2000 air-filter, new turbo, ap coil overs, lots of poly bushes, 15mm spacers all round rolling on 18'' RSTT's

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    ok thanks for the help chaps , back to the drawing board then !

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    my friend got pulled on the weekend for stretched tyres said wel let you off this time but were going to make a note if we catch you again its 3 points for each rim that sticks out further than the tyre, IMO 12 points and a ban isnt worth stretched tyres

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    Ooooo I never knew that !
    New 205 55 16's it is then
    cheers for the heads up James
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    not to worry lucky they gave it as an advisory, also got fined for press plates :P

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    Its a shame they have nowt better to do

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    Quote Originally Posted by James TQ View Post
    not to worry lucky they gave it as an advisory, also got fined for press plates :P
    ive got pressed plates too but they're uk legal ones
    was going to have German ones but the filth are well hot on them round here !
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    uk legal? where from and have you been pulled with them on?

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    Jen does the legal ones

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    Quote Originally Posted by James TQ View Post
    uk legal? where from and have you been pulled with them on?
    the bay all they need is the correct font , correct spacing and the makers name and post code

 

 

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