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spare wheel size

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by nick_1973, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. nick_1973

    nick_1973 New Member

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    hi everybody
    the spare wheel i have for the s3 has got 125/70/ r 18 tyre on it, is it possible to put a bigger tyre on it so its the same size as the 19" wheels i have on the car?
    when next to each other there doesnt look like a lot of difference in the size so would this be possible?
    or would i need a 19" space saver wheel?
    thanks for any help in advance!
     
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  3. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow...
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    You shouldn't need a different sized space saver as the rolling radius should remain the same no matter if you are using 225/45/17 or 225/40/18 or 235/35/19....

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    Tuffty, is 225/45/17 the standard profile on the 17" Avus rims?
     
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    Yes...

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    if using a 235/35/19 the diffeence is only 2.57%
     
  7. nick_1973

    nick_1973 New Member

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    cheers for that folks!
     

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