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Tyre question

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by pink.teg, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. pink.teg
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    Hi
    got a deal on some RS4 alloys 18"x 8.5 j
    they have 255/40/18 tyres on them
    will they fit on my A4
    or will I have to change the tyres to 235/40/18
    Thanks Alan
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    I have 245s on mine so try them and see.
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    Whats the offset on the wheels?
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    Hi
    the alloys are ET 30
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    Genuine RS4 alloys ? I'd luv a set for my car. Also thought genuine RS alloys were et25 ?
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    255/40 will be too big as the tyre wall will be too big. 40% of 255mm compared to 40% of 235 which is the original spec

    Genuine RS4s are 19s from memory
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    Thanks
    ive been on the hunt for a set of 8.5 x 18" ET30 for a long time now
    i think they came off an RS6 , but not sure!!
    4B3601025R ......
    £370 like new
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    Post a pic, RS6's are 19's too.
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    Will do!!!
    when I go and collect them anyhow
    the problem is will they fit , with the tyres ??
    as long as there Audi 18"x8.5 j Stud 112
    and fit ,, there the alloys I want ... dont care if they came off a RS or not .......

    Has anyone run 18"x8.5 et30 With 255/40/18. Please ;-)
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    I have 8.5 x 18 et32 all round with 235/40/18

    255/40/18 tyres are too big and will rub while also putting your speedo out.
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    Thanks ........
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