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by Rizzoe
Wed Oct 19, 2022 10:12 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wider wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: Wider wheels

No I don’t, it’s probably best that you check for yourself as I wouldn’t want to be responsible if there was an issue with any measurement I’d provided and not proven to myself was 100% accurate. Is there a reason that you can’t do this yourself? I don’t have the car yet. Delivery is expected to be...
by Rizzoe
Tue Oct 18, 2022 3:49 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wider wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: Wider wheels

Fitting wider wheels almost always requires a change of offset to avoid touching the suspension, especially going 1.5” wider and then the geometry will be effected anyway. When I considered spacers, I felt that the best option was to ensure I purchased some that were TÜV certified, so at least they...
by Rizzoe
Mon Oct 17, 2022 10:52 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wider wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Re: Wider wheels

I read somewhere that you can add spacers for oem wheels - 20mm front and 25mm rear without any problem. You can do your math from there. By the way I don't see any reason to do so. More traction, bigger consumption, less range :?: :!: :?: You're right! From an efficiency standpoint it doesn't make...
by Rizzoe
Fri Oct 14, 2022 12:28 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wider wheels
Replies: 10
Views: 1189

Wider wheels

Dumb question, has anyone had experience with installing wider wheels? I was considering using the stock rims for winter tires and getting some 8jx17 (ET?) for the front and 9jx17 (ET?) for the rear (although 7.5j front and 8j rear seems more realistic). Haven't had the car delivered yet so i can't ...