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    19 inch wheels

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    I have decided to take the plunge and go for some 19inch bbs ck's on my 04 plate 2.0 tdi 140 and going to drop it on kw coilovers. Will the arches need rolling before this takes place? How bad is the rubbing going to be if I don't?

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    i belive if you remove one screw you should be fine, spacers would help though


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    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    Is yours DSG, if you go 215s you wont have any rubbing.


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    Wow N8, love your avatar pic! Stunning!


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    it's a manual! What size you think i will need?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarah's A3 View Post
    Wow N8, love your avatar pic! Stunning!
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    Quote Originally Posted by staitesidestory View Post
    it's a manual! What size you think i will need?
    215s will be fine.


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    I'm dropped 65mm on my Weitec's, and had 215's on my 19's

    No problems at all unless i'm cornering really hard
    Currently driving a 55 plate Ford Mondeo ST. But as Arnie once said...


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    Weird that, I had no problems at all on the KWs?


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    hat profile did you go for on the tyres? How low down is your N8?

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    215/35/19 on a 8.5J rim.


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    I've a brand new set of 225/35/19's in the classifieds if you're interested? Done zero miles! Feel free to PM me. CK's all the way mate, great choice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by smudge_don View Post
    I'm dropped 65mm on my Weitec's, and had 215's on my 19's

    No problems at all unless i'm cornering really hard
    What offset where/are you running?

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    Quote Originally Posted by staitesidestory View Post
    hat profile did you go for on the tyres? How low down is your N8?
    My tyres are same an N8's - 215/35/19

    Quote Originally Posted by Phatboyruss1 View Post
    What offset where/are you running?
    I think the VMR's are ET45
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    Yeh jordans wheels are ET45 same as my Helios, and when I had my KWs, I was -65mm on the thread, all the way down.


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