7.5 inch rims

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7.5 inch rims

Post by thebrief_1979 » Tue Nov 23, 2010 10:12 pm

Hi guys, any advice appreciated on this topic

i have a standard mk2 gt2 scirocco 1993 and its on 15 inch bbs ra's

possibly looking to put different wheels on it - thinking of 7.5 wide rims - if i put 195 wide tyres on it will they go under the arches without rolling them

cheers


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Re: 7.5 inch rims

Post by GTXTRA » Wed Nov 24, 2010 10:49 pm

you'll need 45 series rubber - ronal ls a good fit at that 7.5 x 15 size.

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Re: 7.5 inch rims

Post by thebrief_1979 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:43 am

will i get away with 185/50/15 on a set of Ronal LS's - if not what size (195/45/15?) would you reccomend without rolling the arches

failing that how much are my 15" bbs RA's in very good condition with part worn (5mm) firestones 185/50/15 worth?

tring to work out the best value solution

thanks


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Re: 7.5 inch rims

Post by benlg81 » Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:49 pm

im running 15x7.5 et 23
1955015
lowered 40mm and no issues at all even loaded up



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Re: 7.5 inch rims

Post by Col » Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:56 pm

i've used 16x7.5j et25 rims before. 205, not sure on profile. they where too wide offset. on standard suspension, any load inn the back caused rubbing. 15's with lower profile / thinner tyres could be a different kettle of fish though.
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ive still got those wheels, probably going to sell them on after a refurb.