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Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Olliexpack23 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:15 am

Hi guys my car is currently lowered two inches all round and I have 7j 13inch super lights fitted with 175 55 13 I do not like the look at all so have gone and already bought some 7and a half j Rs four spokes will 185 60 13 tyres fit these and look right do you think..? Thanks in advance ollie

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby D366Y » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:16 am

Olliexpack23 wrote:Hi guys my car is currently lowered two inches all round and I have 7j 13inch super lights fitted with 175 55 13 I do not like the look at all so have gone and already bought some 7and a half j Rs four spokes will 185 60 13 tyres fit these and look right do you think..? Thanks in advance ollie


I have the same wheels and on a 'standard' ride height they fit fine, no idea about the drop though as 2" is quite a lot...

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Olliexpack23 » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:00 pm

Thanks for the quick response Danny what tyres do you have on yours I’ve just had new rear arches put in I’m a bit worried about them scrubbing on the inner lip yes it is quite low...

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby D366Y » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:16 pm

I have 175/55/13 on mine as I thought it might rub as well, I hate the look so going to bump up to probably 205s or at least 185s instead.

Here's what mine looks like -> viewtopic.php?f=16&t=50372
And that's without lowering etc.!

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Olliexpack23 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:56 pm

That’s a kwl tread mate car looks nice I’ve gone ahead an ordered some 185 60 13 of :ebay: so I’ll see what they look like on just need her ready for Easter Sunday got a show at Weston-super-Mare anybody else going?

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:23 pm

Olliexpack23 wrote: just need her ready for Easter Sunday got a show at Weston-super-Mare anybody else going?

Hi,
I am, depending on the weather. Are you meeting Mark, Phil and the rest at McDonalds before convoying in?

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby -JC- » Sat Mar 24, 2018 6:20 pm

175/55/13 is a very small tyre size. I'd go with 205/60/13, they fit nicely on 7 or 8 inch wheels,unless you want the stretched look
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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Olliexpack23 » Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:54 pm

Hi Andrew I was going to but I’m going to pick up my boy first so will just meet them there what’s the turn out meant to be like mark has told me it’s should be the biggest Capri turn out ever for Weston with cars coming ova from Holland around 40 apparently..?

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:59 pm

Olliexpack23 wrote: told me it’s should be the biggest Capri turn out ever for Weston with cars coming ova from Holland around 40 apparently..?

Hi,
All I know is what Mark told you. Apparently they had 30 ish cars there last year and they are planning to beat that figure. If it's sunny on the day, it will be a good day out.

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby timfromull » Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:26 pm

That extra half inch makes such a massive difference to the four spokes...... with the retro white firestone lettering they look fantastic in my humble opinion :wub:

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby D366Y » Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:14 pm

timfromull wrote:That extra half inch makes such a massive difference to the four spokes...... with the retro white firestone lettering they look fantastic in my humble opinion :wub:


Haha thanks, that's the main reason I went with 175s to get Firestones and do the writing but was a proper pain and peeled off in the end which is annoying but need to find s that have nice writing on so I can change them :lol:

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Olliexpack23 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:37 pm

Quick update wheels and tyres on tonight look great I was worried about scrubbing on the back but all seems fine although on the rear it is close about the width of a finger haha :lowrider: but it has developed a slight misfire she hasent been on the road for ova year so I should have known there would be something

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby fordperv » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:55 pm

Where's the pictures then?

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby timfromull » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:55 am

fordperv wrote:Where's the pictures then?

Yer, come on bud.........don't keep us in suspenders ...

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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby caprirb » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:53 pm

Hy guys! What do you think about 7j 13inch wheels with minus 6 ET. Do they fit normally? I think about 205 60 13 tyre size...


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Re: Wheel fitment when slammed

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:41 pm

caprirb wrote:Hy guys! What do you think about 7j 13inch wheels with minus 6 ET. Do they fit normally? I think about 205 60 13 tyre size..

Hi Rene,
Welcome to the forum! :welcome:
Those wheels should fit your Capri as they are the same size with almost identical offset as the standard 2.8 13 inch wheels. It's the same tyre size too.
If you are in any doubt, put the details into this website:
https://www.willtheyfit.com/

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