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chris_v888
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wheels

Postby chris_v888 » Fri May 04, 2018 9:27 pm

what is the biggest wheel I can get on my mk3? thanks :beer:

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Re: wheels

Postby Bod9084 » Fri May 04, 2018 9:54 pm

7”-15 are a good fit but you can go up to 8/17” I have had both on my capris
But the 17” are a harder ride

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Re: wheels

Postby -JC- » Fri May 18, 2018 12:29 pm

Depends on tyre size, and offset. Do you want big diameter, or width? 17 is about the biggest diameter you can get without affecting the rolling radius too much (and therefore gearing/final drive + speedo). Width, 8" is ok at the front, you can get 10" under the rear with the right offset - and as long as axle x frame kit/exhaust ect doesn't get in the way.

Edit: Have you played with:

https://www.willtheyfit.com/index.php?w ... offset2=20
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