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Would 18x8" wheels.....

Mackers May 21, 2012

  1. Mackers

    Mackers Member

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    would 18x8" wheels with a 45mm offset and fitted with 225/40x18 tyres fit my facelift "X"Reg avant, it's dropped 30mm ATM, i have a car show (modified nationals) in 10days and want a set of 18's.
    Many Thanks
    Wayne
     
  2. CraigG

    CraigG Member

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    i suspect it will foul the rear suspension upright at the top (you can barely get your finger in there with standard 17") although depending on the actual tyre profile (varies with brand) you may get away with it, i wouldnt think you would need anything more than a 5mm spacer, if you require one at all.

    Trial fit required.
     
  3. boost-addict

    boost-addict Well-Known Member

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    well et35 (i think thats what rs4 alloys are) fit my a5 b5 on a big drop.

    18"x8
    on 225/40's
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  4. CraigG

    CraigG Member

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    Yep, but that 10mm of space is what is needed, it is very very tight at that top upright. as i say, you might get away with it depending on the profile of the tyre.
     
  5. Mackers

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    the wheels an tyres i seen are 225/40x18
    the wheels are 18x8 and ET 42

    they'll be ok yeah?
     
  6. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Audi S8 Team Akoya TDi saloon

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    225/40/18 is what you want.
    As for the ET, I'm not sure.

    I'm running ET35 on 18x8.5 with out any issues.
     

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