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245 x 45

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by 666markyboy, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. 666markyboy

    666markyboy Well-Known Member

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    Would this size of tyre rub or catch

    245 x 45 on an 8j 18" rim ???
     
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  3. Mike B

    Mike B Member

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    I have them on my 2.5tdi Quattro no problems
     
  4. krisavant

    krisavant 4th set of a wheels in a year

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    Depends how much poke you have and is it on sports suspension.

    I'm running 245/40's at the moment on 8.5j and it does catch now and again on the rear.
     
  5. 666markyboy

    666markyboy Well-Known Member

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    ET 39
     
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    Speedo will be slower by aprox 5%, when doing 60 it'll be around 57 (speedo's usually out anyway though).
     
  7. 666markyboy

    666markyboy Well-Known Member

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    Yeah i would think it would probably make the speedo more accurate as they read fast anyway compared to the more accurate GPS way of measuring
     
  8. BahnStormer77

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    marky - stock tyres had mine over-reading, that's how they design it so the car manufacturers don't get sued if you lose your license, 235/40/18's (on S4 rims) made my B6 read within 1% of the GPS at all times... 245/45's will be a significant under-read!
     
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