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Im toying with the idea of putting 9.5x18" rims on the rear of my Golf with 8.5x18" on the front (with 225-40-18 tyres). What tyre size would i need to get for a 9.5x18" wheel? I presume a 225-40-18 tyre wont stretch on?
 

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Quote: posted by imran on 03/11/2004 12:25:37

U gotta do it! its such a euro thing to do!

225 40 18 will go straight on mate, lil stretch but nothing major. Or u could go for a 245 35 18 or 235 40 18 ....

well i didnt know that 225's would fit on a 9.5" wide rim - bonus that is coz i wont have to shell out on more tyres.
 

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Hi

I have just ordered some 9's front and 9'5 rears et 30 front et 32 rear i am putting 225 35 18's all round and have been told by the guy at schmidt that this will be fine.

Imran what offset are those wheels and also have you any pics from back side but showing the rims if you know what i mean

cheers 4low.

widerims are the only way forward.
 

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Mike

i know 9's on the front are a little wide but when i had my car painted i had the front arches rolled compltely flat and then had them pulled very slightly in the middle so should be fine,well its got one chance has'nt it.

What offset you going for front and back.

cheers 4low.

It's about time we stop been big kitten's and widen those rims.
 

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Quote: posted by overparr on 08/11/2004 14:09:16

4Low. Liked your car a GTI Inters for me the best MKIV of the weekend.

Have to aggree with you then overparr, I remember taking a picture of your car at inters 4low

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