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    wheel/tyre sizes

    my a4 currently runs standard wheels(16" with 205/55 tyres) if i were to change to 17" or 18" wheels, which size tyre will i have to fit as not to foul arches and keep same overall diameter?

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    http://http://www.tyresave.co.uk/tyresize.html
    A few percent doesn't matter much (remember that tyres wear from about 6 to 1.6 mm tread depth).

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    generally @18" 225/40/18 @17" 225/45/17
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    Quote Originally Posted by goon
    my a4 currently runs standard wheels(16" with 205/55 tyres) if i were to change to 17" or 18" wheels, which size tyre will i have to fit as not to foul arches and keep same overall diameter?
    dont worry you foul the arches with 17" for some reason i found i needed to lower my car as it looked like a 4x4.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rasA4
    dont worry you foul the arches with 17" for some reason i found i needed to lower my car as it looked like a 4x4.
    LOL I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM AS WELL PUT MY 18" RS6 WHEELS WOW MY CAR LOOKED LIKE A AUDI ALLROAD SAT SO HIGH COULDNT WAIT TO GET IT SLAMMED.

 

 

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