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2018 RS3 tire configuration

Simen Langeland May 18, 2018

  1. Simen Langeland

    Simen Langeland 2018 RS3

    Hi, I picked up a slightly used (8000 km) 2018 RS3 from a dealer a couple of weeks ago. The dealer removed the Winter Wheels and put on the fresh summer Wheels before I bought the car. The summer tire spec on my car is 255 wide tires in front and 235 rear, but the dealer put on the Wheels With the widest tires in the rear (the dealer normally sells BMW and Mercedes).

    My question is: do I have to change the Wheels and put the 255 in front and the 235 rear? Or is it ok to keep it as it is? I use this car as a daily, and have no plans to take it on track (yet), so the understeer is not a problem for me. I kind of like the widest tires on the rear Wheels, makes it bit Porsche:)
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  3. jimojameso

    jimojameso Active Member Team Nardo Section Mod Audi RS3 TTRS

    Yes swap them round. The 255s should be at the front :)
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  4. D0C

    D0C Well-Known Member Team Nardo Team Panther Audi RS3 TTRS

    Would be fascinating to see how it handles with the wheels back to front!
  5. T-800

    T-800 Well-Known Member Team Glacier TFSI Owners Group VCDS Map User Sportback Audi RS3 quattro S tronic MQB Platform

    Jeeez now there's a collectable...................a dealer not knowing his elbow from his knee :sadlike:

    Talk about knowing your product.:sadlike:
    drgav2005 likes this.
  6. terminator x

    terminator x Well-Known Member Team Nardo Team V6 Audi RS4

    It will understeer like the 8P ;)


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