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    Default Tyres 225/40/18

    My cars been lowered -30mm

    Does anyone have these tyres on their car , and also have it lowered, i want to see if there is much gap between arches/tyre

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    I'll get some pics up tomorrow, or find pics of my old vec (for sale thread) and they are on that. the gap is quite large

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    Even with the car lowered

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    Same tyre size but lowered about 40mm

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    Quote Originally Posted by new boy
    Same tyre size but lowered about 40mm
    What's the ride like mate ? Is it harsh ?

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    I would say not harsh but sporty. but it does handle much better than standard thw.

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    mine was lowered 30 mm and the wheels looked lost in the arches and the ride was awful and tramlined like a *****
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    wrong tyre size, you should have 225 45 18

    225 40 18 is for astras and zafiras
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    Iv got 225 45 18 on my white wheels and they fill the gap well
    Lowered 35mm

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