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Will R18 rims/tires fit?

Lordiik Feb 5, 2013

  1. Lordiik

    Lordiik New Member

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    Hi guys,
    I have got 2012 1.2TFSI 8P3 A3 SportBack and I am looking for (http://www.bazos.sk/img/2/402/22163402.jpg) 18 ich rims.

    Will 7.5x18 ET54 with 215/40 R18 tires fit properly?

    Thank you for your answers.

    Lordiik
     
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2013
  2. T8DPR

    T8DPR If Carlsberg Made Audi Drivers...

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    they would fit fine but why 215 tyres? are you lowered??

    i thought youd only need 215s if you had a lower et, like in the 40s
     
  3. hjdavies

    hjdavies Member

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    n8 is your man..
    seems to know absolutly everything about rims and tyres
     
  4. Lordiik

    Lordiik New Member

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    T8DPR: no, my car is not lowered. I dont want to use wider tires because of fuel economy and agility (I think 1.2TFSI is little weak for wider tires).
     
  5. shady-ninja

    shady-ninja Active Member

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    225 40 18 tyres is what you need coz thats what audi will fit for you if your car was an s-line which also comes with 18 inch rims.
     
  6. T8DPR

    T8DPR If Carlsberg Made Audi Drivers...

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    i could be wrong, but on an 18" rim, the difference in economy from a 215 to a 225 tyre width would be very very little?
     
  7. TimG

    TimG Active Member

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    Actually a 215 tyre is the correct size for a 7.5" rim.
     
  8. shady-ninja

    shady-ninja Active Member

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    where did you get that info from?
     
  9. T8DPR

    T8DPR If Carlsberg Made Audi Drivers...

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    it doesnt have to be a set tyre width, 225 is perfectly suitable for 7.5"-9" width rims
     

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