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Post by moser » Tue Nov 24, 2009 11:54 am

Hi all its been a while since i posted last but i thought you might be able to help

I need new tyre for the rocco and was tempted to put a bit of strech on them. I've always seen strech as something that only looks good on the right wheel, mainly splits or ones with a good dish (borbet A's for example). I however have 16 x 7.5 borbet c's and am a little worried that they may not be euro enough. Does anyone have any examples of these or similar rims working with a stretch and if so how much can i get away with. I'm running 205/45 pirellis at the moment (see below). Could i get away with 195/45 goodyears? or a mate of mine is selling some 195/40 falkens, i know the speedo would be messed up but the lower profile might look cool?

Thanks in advance and i hope ive made sence.
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Re: Tyres

Post by Brunty » Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:14 pm

IMO stretching tyres is dangerous. Don't do it!


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Post by filmidget » Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:37 pm

Personally think what you have looks spot on :dance:


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Re: Tyres

Post by Brunty » Tue Nov 24, 2009 2:39 pm

filmidget wrote:Personally think what you have looks spot on :dance:
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Post by ianaudia4 » Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:38 pm

Borbet C's, class wheel and suit any VW.


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Re: Tyres

Post by Nate » Wed Nov 25, 2009 5:35 pm

filmidget wrote:Personally think what you have looks spot on :dance:
Brunty wrote:IMO stretching tyres is dangerous. Don't do it!
what these guys said. lost count of the number of cars i've picked up where stretched tyres have come off the rim


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