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Thread: 19 x 8 ET45 Rims/Tyres Question?

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    19 x 8 ET45 Rims/Tyres Question?

    Hi guys,

    Been reading alot but haven't been able to find the answer.

    Currently running 19x8.5 ET45 VMR V709's. Thinking about selling and getting some 19x8 ET45 RS4 or TT-RS reps.

    I know with the current wheel I need to run 225/215s to avoid rubbing but with the 19x8 can I get away with 235 or do I still need to run 225s?

    I have an S3 8P lowered on KW coils.

    On another note, what do you think of these rims? - AU510 OEM Replica TT RS Style Audi VW 19 inch

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    Very nice wheels, those. I think you'll still need to run 225's on them though Buddy, considering the offset is ET45 and you're lowered. I imagine it'd scrub on 235's TBH.
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    225s or 215s, hardly any stretch on a 215 on an 8J as there is.

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    Thanks N8.

    I was considering the 235s for drivability. I have been running 215s for a while and I want get a bit of comfort back into the drive.

    Is it going to make a big difference?

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    Go 225, will make a slight diff

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    Thanks again N8.

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    Ok lad.

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    yeah as n8 said 235 are too wide 225 ftw!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FranA3 View Post
    yeah as n8 said!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FranA3 View Post
    yeah as n8 said 235 are too wide 225 ftw!!
    I said it too, but I guess he didn't see my post, Fran, lol. Maybe I activated the special 'post cloaking device' feature on my User CP without realising.
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    i'll have to put that in my sig soon i think lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paullie View Post
    I said it too, but I guess he didn't see my post, Fran, lol. Maybe I activated the special 'post cloaking device' feature on my User CP without realising.
    oh yeah i just looked a bit further down the page
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    Don't worry Paula, people message me and say "N8, your the wheel man, N8 I need your help" etc, I advise them, then they go away do something else then come back and say "you were right mate" etc its like FFS, do you think I say these things for fun

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    Aww, I was just kidding Sweetie What N8 doesn't know about rims, offsets, sizes, STTTRETCHHH etc isn't even worth knowing, ..and let's face it, I only know what I know - not that much TBH lol - from studying so many of N8's posts on the subject of rims and tyres. If I was the OP, I'd only trust something 'our man' has to say on the subject of wheels too!
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    I don't actually think I know that much. Its all from experience really, I know what works/what doesn't/what will fit/what will rub/what you need to clear etc etc

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    Don't worry Paula, people message me and say "N8, your the wheel man, N8 I need your help" etc, I advise them, then they go away do something else then come back and say "you were right mate" etc its like FFS, do you think I say these things for fun
    As I said already N8, I'd implicitly trust every single word you have to say on the subject, you ARE our resident wheel man after all!
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    I like to help where I can Afterall I'd be lost with Nigel etc from this forum

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    I don't actually think I know that much. Its all from experience really, I know what works/what doesn't/what will fit/what will rub/what you need to clear etc etc
    thats why your the man when it comes to rims bro
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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    I don't actually think I know that much. Its all from experience really, I know what works/what doesn't/what will fit/what will rub/what you need to clear etc etc
    I think that about covers everything you need to know, lol! N8, you are a total credit to the forum with all the help you offer your fellow members and I know we're all very grateful to you for sharing your knowledge and experience - not to mention more than a few laughs along the way - with us
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paullie View Post
    I think that about covers everything you need to know, lol! N8, you are a total credit to the forum with all the help you offer your fellow members and I know we're all very grateful to you for sharing your knowledge and experience - not to mention more than a few laughs along the way - with us
    you have hit the nail on the head paulie couldnt have said it better myself n8 we you
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    Love all you guys as well, there are lots of nice people on this forum, thats why I use it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    Your the man full stop Fran
    true
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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    Love all you guys as well, there are lots of nice people on this forum, thats why I use it!
    exactly mate when i first joined i wasnt sure about it but now i couldnt live without it asn ftw!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by FranA3 View Post
    exactly mate when i first joined i wasnt sure about it but now i couldnt live without it asn ftw!!
    You got it in one, Fran! ASN FTW!!!
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    yep i love asn and most of its members lol
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