19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

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19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Lewis1983 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:11 pm

Currently looking for the right tyres to fit without rubbing.

Will be lowered on KW coilivers.

Think I need 235/35 ?

Any help would be great alloys are the phaeton replicas.

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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Barbel330 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:29 pm

You might still get a little rubbing with 235/35 but it depends how much you lower it. 225/35 or even 215/35 might be better if you plan on going low.

I run 235 when I was on coilovers. Slight rubbing on inside rear arch liner and a tiny bit on the actual arch. I still run 235 now but I'm on air which avoids the side to side axle movement that you'll get with leaf spring set up. You'll need to remove the rear arch liners for 235.
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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Damo2k » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:32 pm

Also wondering about 18" 8.5j et 29 would these fit caddy or be to wide?

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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Lewis1983 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:52 pm

Can cope with a little rubbing. Every now and again.

Tyres currently have 255/35/19 and it rubs alot.

What would the ride quality be like in the 225?

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Post by Barbel330 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:06 pm

No real difference to 235 I'd say. Only a slight bit of stretch in comparison, nothing noticeable. Yeah 255 is a bit wide :)
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Post by Barbel330 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:07 pm

You'll have problems with et29
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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Lewis1983 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:13 pm

What would you go with? :lol:

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Post by Barbel330 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:18 pm

I've always used 235/35/19 :)

Have a look for whatever make of tyres you like and see what's cheaper. 225 or 235. I've got michelin pilot sport 4s on mine.
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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Damo2k » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:30 pm

Barbel330 wrote:You'll have problems with et29
Like sliding door problems?
Can buy nice set of audi alloys not sure wat problems id run into..

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Post by Barbel330 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:47 pm

Sliding door definitely, and arches depending on how low it is.
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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Lewis1983 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:18 pm

Thanks for the input will get some 235s ordered up. :)

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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Ash1987 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:12 am

How low would you recommend dropping for a set of 19” then without any disturbance, I tend to not have anything in the back other than my golf clubs


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Post by Barbel330 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:30 am

You can go as low as you like if you have the right offset and tyre.
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Post by Ash1987 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:16 pm

I’m only planning on putting some springs on the front and then on the rear a set of darkside leaf spring kit witch retail at about £160


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Re: 19 inch et45 8.5j tyres?

Post by Blown u » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:42 pm

I’m on 225/40 still get some ride comfort compared to 235/35.


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