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    hi folks need a bit of advice please. seriously thinking of changing my alloys either to keep with 18s or change to 19s my question is the ride impaired slightly with 19s over the rough stuff or not much diffrence just can.t decide whats the best option

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    Ive had both on my v6, and to be honest , the 18's wer a better ride, BUT ,the 19's ....WOW, they just look so,so much better....
    At the end of the day its down to cost, 18" tyres are cheaper than the 19's ,by far.....

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    If I were getting for my vec again I would go for 18`s as the ride on 19`s was pretty harsh, but then that was going from 17`s ? (and I put 19`s on the Astra), So no help from me then *lol*

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    im thinking 19s for looks but its our roads up here are bad might ruin them

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    Thats the big problem, when I buckled mine in a pothole it felt like the end of the world, I mopped around for days, at least with an 18 you have a bit of protection, if you choose a wheel with a spoke which goes right to the edge of the rim it looks bigger as well, you can hardly tell ...

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    im liking these in 19s

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    Yep they are nice, need bigger brakes though maybe ?

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    i think your right tommy thats why i might just stick with 18s oh hell i cant decide whats best

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    they look really good david

    I would stick with 18" for the reason you have mentioned, rubbish roads up here

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    i know steven but 19s do look good though

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