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19" 45et

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by nil538, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. nil538

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    hi all would i be ok to run 19"alloys with 235x35x19 tyres with a 45et and lowed 30mm just springs ? on a 2007 s3
     
  2. MartayMcFly

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    9" wide or 8.5"?
     
  3. Ash187

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    235 is too wide and will rub on insides... On 19s max I would try would be 225.
     
  4. warren_S5

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    How desperately do we need a sticky for wheel sizing in 8P?!!!!!!!!!!! We must be getting asked this question 10 times a day.

    Who would like to help me out with their wisdom and fill in some blanks. Their input will be immortalised in a sticky within the 8P section which heralds them as the Mac Daddgy G or rimmage!

    Something along the format of (or something better if you can think of it)....:

    Wheel sizes that will fit an 8P (assuming OEM ride height)

    OEM wheel specifics
    5 stud pattern, 112 Per centre diameter
    Anything else relevent (e.g. OEM ET range 50mm > XXmm)

    Assuming OEM ride height:

    7.5J
    Recommended ET Range: A- B
    Ride height recommended range: OEM - XXmm lowered
    Recommended tyre sizes: 225/40/18, 215/....

    8J
    Recommended ET Range: A- B
    Ride height recommended range: OEM - XXmm lowered
    Recommended tyre sizes: 225/40/18, 215/....

    8.5J
    Recommended ET Range: A- B
    Ride height recommended range: OEM - XXmm lowered
    Recommended tyre sizes: 235/35/19, 215/....

    9J
    Recommended ET Range: A- B
    Ride height recommended range: OEM - XXmm lowered
    Recommended tyre sizes: 225/40/18, 215/....

    Won't fit

    Details of any rim sizes that will categorically not fit: (e.g. 9.5J or above)
    List of OEM rims that won't fit A3 (TT-RS / A4 & A5 ET35's 19" / etc...)

    Troubleshooting & other info...


    > Online wheel offset calculator (LINK)

    > Rear wheel arch screw removal - if you get rear rubbing after changing wheels consider removing the rear wheel arch screw at the shutline where the rear bumper meets the rear quarter panel. (see below)
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  5. pinterovski

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    Warren that's one of the best idea this year,well done:icon_thumright:
    We really need this desperately to be Sticky!!!
    I think N8 is the man for the job and also Paullie:beerchug:
     
  6. Paullie

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    Great idea, Warren! I really thiink N8 is the man for the job on this one though guys, after all, everything I've learnt on wheel sizes etc has been learnt from the Wheel Guru himself, lol! :wub: xx
     
  7. warren_S5

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    Good, I'll have a chat with our wheel man today and see if he is game!
     

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