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17" alloys tyre size question

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by rasA4, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. rasA4

    rasA4 Four Rings Mafia Specialist
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    hi all i have s4 alloys fitted to my a4, with 225/45/17 and i was thinking of putting on 235/45/17 prob just on the rears would these fit on my ok without rubbing?

    any opinons please

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  3. AndyMac

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    Why?
    225/45/17 is the correct size for your car, 235's will increase the rolling radius/gearing etc, why woud you wan to do this?
     
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    I was thinking of getting 225/40/17 next because i thought the lower profile would look better.
     
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    This will reduce the rolling radius and put your speedo out even more, + you'll be clocking up about 5% more miles than you're actually doing.
    Also the lower profile will leave a bigger gap between the wheelarch so it'll look like a 4x4. Get some 18's if you want it to look good.
     
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    Why?
    225/45/17 is the correct size for your car, 235's will increase the rolling radius/gearing etc, why woud you wan to do this?

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    just had a thought with bigger tyres for the rear , however thinking about it not really worth it..
    cheers for your thoughts..
     

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