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Question about wheel offsets

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by jdp1962, Aug 22, 2012.

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    If an A3 is normally fitted with ET56 offset wheels, is there any reason why ET45s would not also fit? As far as I can see, would they not fit fine, albeit sit out a little more?
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    They should be fine but all depends on what size wheels they are as getting down to ET44 (spacers fitted) on my S3 the 18" rotors would rub on the rear wheel arch screw.
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    im running 19s on 235 35 tyres std s3 susprension and an et42
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    I'm et45 215/35/19 8.5j
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