15x7 ET13 on mk1 rear only....query

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15x7 ET13 on mk1 rear only....query

Post by Ryan » Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:21 pm

As I wrestle with the emotions of scirocco ownership I've been looking at wheels to take my mind off things...

So a 15 x 7j rim with an ET13 running 195/45/15's - will there be any issues fitting a pair to the rear of a mk1? :lol:

22mm doesn't seem like too much difference over what I'm running at the moment... :P


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Re: 15x7 ET13 on mk1 rear only....query

Post by MikeH » Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:59 pm

As a bit of a guess, having run similar wheels on a Mk2, if the car is lowered it'll probably rub the arch, and it may well stick out to the point where it's illegal.

TBH, you don't need 7" rims on a car that weighs 850kg, but I guess this isn't about handling, really.


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Re: 15x7 ET13 on mk1 rear only....query

Post by Ryan » Fri Jun 10, 2011 4:33 pm

Spot on - it was about Phatness!
see my sig pic below - it looks kinda skinny on 6's from the back...

Back to being skint and needing to sell car crud - so no new rims here....


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Re: 15x7 ET13 on mk1 rear only....query

Post by earl thebay » Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:29 am

i have 13x7 starmags on mine not a problem.