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    Winter tyres

    Hey,

    i have recently fitted some S3 calipers to my car and wondering if my 16 inch steel wheels will fit over the calipers if not what's the best solution?

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    NO you would need to run 18s. I have heard some 17s work but haven't seen it up front to confirm
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    Winter tyres

    17 inch wheels do work.
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    I believe all OE 8P 17's fit.
    The V6 came with 17's and it has the same brakes.
    Stick some Michelin Alpins on them, brilliant tyres!
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    Sorry for jumping the thread but has anyone any ideas of the size of the tyre the 17's would need to run ? as this is also a subject i was thinking to ask about


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    17s will fit, but they'll need to be wide enough to clear the calipers too.
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