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      10-25-2008, 05:12 AM   #1
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alloys and tyres

hi,

im looking to buy a set of staggered alloys

8.5 x 18 front 9.5 x 18 back

i have aset of spare tyres 245/40/18 so am thinks of using them

will these fit and will the drive be ok

thanks
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I think you will need 225 or 235 for the fronts mate.
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hi,

im looking to buy a set of staggered alloys

8.5 x 18 front 9.5 x 18 back

i have aset of spare tyres 245/40/18 so am thinks of using them

will these fit and will the drive be ok

thanks

They will fit on the front, but definitely NOT on the back. Also, they are the wrong profile, as having a staggered fitment means you need staggered profile tyres too.

Ideally, you would want 235/40/18 on the front, and 265/35/18 on the rear.
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      10-25-2008, 08:03 AM   #4
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I agree, completely pointless buying a set of correctly offsetted and staggerd wheels to chuck on a set of tyres with all four equally sized?

They are too wide for the front and not wide enough for the back!
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