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    Default 235 Will They Fit?

    Just had a look thru' the sticky's regarding recommended tyre widths for rims but would also like some personnel opinions

    Currently have Avon 225x40x18's front and rear on Irmscher Stila 8x18 rims

    The back ones need replacing so thinking about going up to 235x40x18's will these fit OK and will it affect the car at all with different size tyres to the front and rear. BMW & Merc (although RWD) have this set-up.

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    They will fit, and as long as you keep the same size per axel, you will be fine, you'd be sticking 235's when the fronts need replacing anyway I'd assume.

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    I have run those sizes and they fit no problems
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Sig View Post
    I have run those sizes and they fit no problems
    and i am still running that size ......
    Midlands Mod Shop - NFFC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ditchp View Post
    and i am still running that size ......
    Its the best size on 18's imo
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    looks better on an 8j rim as well as the side wall is not stretched like the euro lad's like em...lol
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    I'll never understand that look with all those pot holes and kurbs about!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    I was actually advised to have 235's when i bought my new wheels and they are what ive been using since. Fit fine!

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    I have 235/40/18's on mine, they were the best suited replacement size when i swapped the stock 19's for 18's due to ride comfort..

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    I'll go for the 235's then. They seem to be about £20 per tyre more than the 225's.

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