16 inch alloys

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16 inch alloys

Post by whiteshark » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:04 am

Looking at a set of alloys

Diameter: 16"
ET / Offset:
Front: 35 - Rear: 35

are these too big, or any way to get them to fit without rubbing during turning?

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Re: 16 inch alloys

Post by Mr Funk » Fri Dec 06, 2013 7:16 am

Depends on how low you are.
You might need to remove the poo shields to stop chaffing.

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Re: 16 inch alloys

Post by mr.brown » Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:06 am

Wheel size/offset is fine but it's all dependent on the tyres. The lower the profile the better obviously but even different brands can have different profile "shoulders" which can cause rubbing.