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Just got my new (new to me) 54 plate audi a3 1.6fsi

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by braque10, Apr 13, 2011.

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    Loving it so far but I have noticed the tyres are different sizes on the back compared to the front ones ?
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    Welcome mate,

    That doesn't sound right lol...

    Different how?
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    Put the tyre specs up mate
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    Thats what I thought lol
    Lovely car though , full audi history
    Backs are 225/45/zr17 fronts are 235/40/zr17
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    :blackrs4::applaus::applaus::applaus:
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    should be 225/45R17 all around mate
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    yep, i had 225/45 on my 17s
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    +1 yep thats what size were on mine before i got my 18's
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    Bit odd on a 1.6 FSI - maybe trying to emulate the new RS3 LOL. From a legal point of view/MOT its ok, as long as the tyres on the same axles are the same.
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    its usually the rears that are the bigger size not the fronts like on bmw's/merc's etc..
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    Tyres sorted Just put some continental sport Contact 2s on the front (decent tyres ?) So they are now 225/45/17 all round
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