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Any suggestions on tire size and adapter thickness.... 2 wheels are 16x8.5 et 56 and 2 are 16x9.5 Also anyone in need of a set of 245-50-16 tires let me know they are free for the taking!

Modified by AirWater98 at 5:43 PM 2-11-2004


Modified by AirWater98 at 8:09 PM 2-11-2004
 

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get 20-25mm adapters
parts4vws.com has them
you will have to roll your fenders... alot.
as for tires...
I would look for 225/40/16s (may have to stretch them a little)
 

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Re: (Ghetto-8v)

205 40's ehh... that's the hot setup? I wish i could find people with similar setups to see pics and such... i have gotten soo much conflicting input it is rediculous, but i do appreciate it!!!! Thanks
I was also looking at this
http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html the 215 40 16 is pretty damn close and the tire manufacturers say they are acceptable to put on a 8.5" wheel...


Modified by AirWater98 at 7:35 PM 2-11-2004
 

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Re: (1SickWhtDub)

wow http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif nice wheels
 

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wow http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif nice wheels

Any guesses how much I paid?
 

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Re: (volks98jetta2.0)

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i hate you

you and thane should start polishing all the mesh. now that would look hot

FORK THAT! I ain't helping the bastard 1 bit. If you only knew how cheap he got them for...
I am spending most of my time plotting his demise...
****! Now everyone knows... MWUHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH
 

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Re: (gti_driver5)

so ya 215s plus running an adapter means your gonna pull off the mexipack special look the tires are going to be sticking out beyond the fenders....
 

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Re: (AirWater98)

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Any guesses how much I paid?

ill take a wild guess, ill say, 468 shipped....and im guessing 2 of them are 16x9.5's to......what do i win if im right?
 

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Re: (germantoydeux)

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so ya 215s plus running an adapter means your gonna pull off the mexipack special look the tires are going to be sticking out beyond the fenders....

LOL so 205's then
 

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Re: (germantoydeux)

I think Chapel is right.... adding adapters kicks the wheels out the other way which will bring them out towards the fender and reducing the offset.
 

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uh, wrong way
adding an adapter will decrease offset.
the only way to ADD offset is to grind off backing material
If your ET is a +40
and you add a 20mm spacer
you SUBTRACT 20mm (+ET20)
if your ET is a +40 and you grind down 20mm of backing material you'll ADD 20mm (+ET60)
 
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