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Michelin Pilot Sport 3

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by shamrock, Nov 20, 2010.

  1. shamrock

    shamrock Member

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    I've been running these tires for about 4k kms on my standard S3 rims. They are fantastic. I want to purchase some new rims to spruce the car up a little. Is it ok to put this tires on an 8 inch rim? The rims they have been on are 7.5 inches. Thanks
     
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  3. Dean's A3

    Dean's A3 TDI S3 Hybrid

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    If you are using 225 40 18 tyres then you can use those tyres upto 9J rims.
     
  4. audicruiser

    audicruiser Audi Heaven

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    As said they will be fine. BMW use the same size tyre on the front of the 3 series M sport models with 8J wide wheels...
     
  5. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral
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    I'd agree...these are excellent tyres.

    I bought a set for wet weather and winter use,to replace the Toyo R1R's I had for our short summer.

    Considering what they have to deal with in terms of power and torque,the grip they have is superb on a wet road,and whilst they don't have the R1Rs grip on a dry road,they really arent bad there either.
     

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