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quick wheel question... need an answer quickly. plsssss.

Mackers Mar 18, 2014

  1. Mackers

    Mackers Member

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    Will a 18" wheel with 235/40x18" tyres and an offset of 42mm fit my car without scuffing... helpppp
     
  2. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    should do.

    225/40r18 would be better though.
     
  3. Mackers

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    Will they do in meantime as it where.
     
  4. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Yeh in most cases it will be fine.

    A lot depends on the tyre, some brands are chunkier and might catch on the uprights, but ET42 gives a bit more room anyway so i'd suggest you'll be fine.
     
  5. Xendric

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    If Im not mistaken, A4's go for +35 on aftermarket wheels and a flush result, so I believe +42 is safe enough even with bigger tyres.
     
  6. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Its the inside thats the problem when running high offsets, they catch on the upright.
     

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