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    would it affect your warranty if you changed your tyres to 225/45?
    Last edited by scottyd; 21st May 2008 at 17:47. Reason: change title to tyres

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    No, how would it?
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    you know what they are like try and squirm out of anything also what about insuranse as you are changing the car from standard

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    225/45 is a size thats supplied/has been supplied on the Vecs and is listed in the handbook so there's no issues with changing to them.

    Loads of us have!

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    Give them a ring to put your mind at rest if you want but it is an approved VX size so it should make no difference at all.

    I know what you mean about them squirming!
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    ok cheers just checking

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    its just i'll need to get rid of my goodyears at some point and you could prob get 4 225/45s for the price of 2 ncts

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    For your warranty you can refit any parts, once you have done so those parts are no longer covered by the original or extended warranty

    As for insurance, you need to replace like-for-like parts
    I have already contacted a few underwriters about replacing 215/50R17 tyres with 225/45R17, there are no major issues
    Providing you keep to the same speed rating of at least V for all models, and at least W for all models with a kerbweight over 1550kg

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