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Old 12 Jun 2007, 01:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi i have a classic wagon with 8.5x18 HPR racing rims on,at the moment they have 215/35 federal tyres on that dont look wide enough as the rim sticks out further than the tyre leaving them open to kerb damage etc,I am happy with the grip from the tyres and there is about 3/4mm of tread left. When i change the tyres will i need to go for wider tyres such as 225/35 or another size? Any ideas gratefully recived cheers
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Old 12 Jun 2007, 04:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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my advice would be to drop back to 17's but thats only my opinion lol
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Old 12 Jun 2007, 04:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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cant imagine what they look like(guess someone were goin for the euro look)im running 215/35`s on 7.5inch rims-thing you will have to watch if the cars lowered is wheelarch clearance with the 225`s on-you could find it may then catch.
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Old 12 Jun 2007, 05:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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as far as i know its at standard ride height,ihave read in the haynes impreza book that prodrive recomend 225/35 for thier 18" rims
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