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ET 42 on sport?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by kettle, Jan 11, 2008.

  1. kettle

    kettle Member

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    quick question will i have rubbing on 18's 8 wide et42 on my sport?

    i have standard suspension for the time being.

    have read lots of posts but some say you can some say you cant?
    just wondering if they will stick out too far?

    cheers in advance:icon_thumright:
     
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  3. GlasgowRangers

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    Mate do you have sports suspension on your A3 Sport? I know that mine was fitted with it was standard.
     
  4. kettle

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    i have the standard sport suspension
     
  5. marriedblonde

    marriedblonde Moderator

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    You should be ok with a 42mm offset, thats what I was running on my car but it was lowered (-55mm)

    It used to catch on the screws that held the rear **** guards in place. I quick wizz with a file to remove half the head and the problem was solved.

    I'd say with the standard width rubber on sports suspension you will be ok.

    J.
     
  6. kettle

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    cheers j
    sorry to be a pain but what size tyres did you have?
     
  7. Serberus

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    I've got ET42 on 19" alloys on my 2.0 TDI sport with stock suspension. Getting it lowered soon though.

    The rears rub more than the fronts. Gonna post pics this weekend (Sunday).
     
  8. Serberus

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    It rubs when I've people in the back, when I've only passengers in the front it's only corners on an incline where it rubs on the rears.
     
  9. marriedblonde

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    I was running the standard s-line size of 225/40/18. But...

    Different makes of tyres have a different sidewall profile.

    J.
     

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