15" wheels?

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15" wheels?

Post by Radorocco » Fri Mar 15, 2013 10:53 am

Are there any considerations with running 15" wheels?

Have a spare set of VW 15" BBS RZ (ET33) which I originally got for the Corrado and was thinking they might look quite good on the GTX

(Just need to source some centre caps that fit!!)

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Re: 15" wheels?

Post by the edmundator » Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:09 am

No, 15s are fine. You want 195/50 profile unless your car's lowered, in which case consider 195/45 (more for appearance than any concerns about clearance).


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Re: 15" wheels?

Post by Radorocco » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:45 pm

Undecided on new rims!

Would 7j fit OK (standard suspension) or would the wider tyres make the steering heavier.

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Re: 15" wheels?

Post by Mr Funk » Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:39 pm

Should be fine.

You'd be surprised what you can fit without any modding


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