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    Tried searching but couldn't find the info i needed, what i need to know is, would a 225/40/18 tyre be ok on the vectra c?

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    Will work fine !!

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    Nice one, no implications at all, looks, or technically?

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    Well ... the "standard" Opel/Vx 18" dim is 225/45-18, but 225/40 wouldnt cause any problem ...
    If you look at the standard dim (205/55-16 & 215/50-17), the 225/40 actually closer then 225/45.
    225/40 is also a more common and cheaper dim ....
    Last edited by TechWolf; 18th March 2006 at 23:51.

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    try this mate...if that is what u are after...

    http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html

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    Yep 225/40/18 will be fine, ive been running them for about nine months now with no probs ! As Techwolf said, VX use 225/45/18 but many aftermarket alloy packages come with the 40 profile as they are cheaper

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    Is yours lowered at all, have you got any good pics of yours, can't make much out from your sig.

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    hi mate i have this size of wheel and tyre size have no issues with ride quality but with 225 it stick to the road like glue http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/attach...tachmentid=293

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    Thanks guys, picking some new wheels up tomorrow evening.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pendo
    Tried searching but couldn't find the info i needed, what i need to know is, would a 225/40/18 tyre be ok on the vectra c?

    same size as mine,,( for a while .lol) no probs at all

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