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    225 45 17 or 225 50 17

    i have a 54 plate a3 tdi sport i need some new tyers but garage i get tyers from said they can get me some 225 50 17 cheaper than 225 45 17 .... brand new not part worn .... do u thiunk these would be ok

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    I thought it would be the other way round, 225/45/r17 are well common

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    no they'll change the rolling radius = speedo will be out.

    225/45R17 are what Audi suggest, and they do it for a reason lol
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    well he offered me them for 55 each and there
    Michilin primacy hp 225 50 17 do

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    Quote Originally Posted by sub39h View Post
    no they'll change the rolling radius = speedo will be out.

    225/45R17 are what Audi suggest, and they do it for a reason lol
    my 2nd option it to buy new 18" alloys with tyres which will do the same thing

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    yeah but you can code the car to accomodate that. when you're buying 18s that makes sense, when you're trying to save a tiny amount by getting cheap tyres you're gonna end up paying more than if you just got the right size tyres in the first place.
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    Buy what they were born with !

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    you can get 215 50 17, should be similar radius as 224 45 17.

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    225/50/17 will look silly!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PilotAudi View Post
    Buy what they were born with !
    Agreed.... Replace like for like. They are a common size and around 100 each for Michelin in my experience....
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