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Tyre/spacer combo for the wide look

Dogtown22 Jan 3, 2013

  1. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Hi all, what size tyres and what size spacers would I need to give my a4 that wide look??? I'm just about to have new tyres fitted so nows my chance,


    2002 b6 t sport with 18inch fat fives


    cheers Steve :)
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    What width and offset are your wheels?
     
  3. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Hi James, I believe they are 45mm offset and 8' wide, I can't get to a computer to check ATM, they are 18inch ronal fat five alloys if that helps :)
     
  4. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    You probably want a final offset of 30 then, maybe a bit less depending on the exact look you require.

    235 tyres fit perfectly on an 8J rim, so maybe a 215 if you want a stretched look. See what the others are running.
     
  5. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    20mm rear 15mm front wil sort them
    and tyres as above
     
  6. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Many thanks all, I might go fir the 225's as they're a little cheaper:)
     
  7. hades-

    hades- Well-Known Member VCDS Map User

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    yeah 225 will work
     
  8. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Does anybody know where I can get a complete kit consisting of 4 15mm spacers, all the bolts and a locking bolt??
     
  9. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I bought my H&R from DPM Performance.
     
  10. Dogtown22

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    Cheers James, how much we're they and did they include everything I stated in the above?? :)
     
  11. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Prices are on his website, mine were about £70/pair for 8mm and they include longer bolts, but not locking ones, you'll need to source them seperately. Good hubcentric spacers aren't cheap unfortunately, 15/20mm will be significantly more I'm sure.
     
  12. Andi25th

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    Try creations motorsports. £55 a pair for 15mm hubcentric spacers. And there a piece of art.
     
  13. Andi25th

    Andi25th Member

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    Seems there still doing free shipping to. Give them a call.
     
  14. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Nice one thanks, dont suppose anyones got a pic of their Audi with 18's and 15mm spacers on have they???
     
  15. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Also, do the t-sports sit higher at the front than the rear?? (looks like it to me) So if I was to lower the car what would I need to do to level things out??
     
  16. Slinepete

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    Do a search for b5 perches that will answer your last question
     
  17. crazy88

    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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  18. Dogtown22

    Dogtown22 Member

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    Ahh nice one. Instead of replacing the pear he's and going through the whole pinch bolt nightmare, can't you just use different sized springs to drop the front more that the rear???
     

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