16 x 9" all round!

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16 x 9" all round!

Post by dubskin » Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:57 am

Hi. Could someone advise me please??
I've the chance to have a set of kt1 klassik 16 x 9" with ET25 front and ET20 rear.
Can these fit my mk2 rocco??

I've already worked out the fronts will be about 25mm closer to the suspension shock.



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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by Chaps » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:42 pm

Prob be able to, but i'd expect you'd need to do some arch modification.
9" wheels have a 225 or 235 tyre - thats alot of rubber to fit in a small space!


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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by Junglist » Tue Sep 28, 2010 7:57 pm

Think it's 235 or 245 actually, but there's always the sloped tyre wall option - stretch some 205/45 16s onto them. The outer edge would be lining up with the arches at the front so you'd have to have stiff suspension to stop them hitting and scrubbing all the time. Or like the man says, arch work. 9 inches is a lot at the front. Seen it done on the rear loads though.


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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by Calvert » Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:07 pm

I would say yes with right stretch.

Maybe 215/40/16s



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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by Junglist » Tue Sep 28, 2010 8:27 pm

They'd be a bit dearer than 205/45 16s with a very similar outcome. 40 profile are quite expensive. 45 are cheap as they're fairly common.


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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by Mr Funk » Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:10 pm

I run 205/40/16s on 9" borbet t's on the rear but not the fronts so it entirely possible. There's biblical stretch but the ride is smooth like a pvc'd Heather Graham. Either way, at either end you're going to need arch work if you lower it.


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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by MrD » Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:06 am

Going to need something similar to fill out my arches,when i get the kit fitted...


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Re: 16 x 9" all round!

Post by Jay4424 » Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:19 am

Mr Funk wrote:the ride is smooth like a pvc'd Heather Graham.

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