215/40's on a 9.5j..........?? jobs a good un!!

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215/40's on a 9.5j..........?? jobs a good un!!

Post by misssmiffypassat » Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:45 am

well guys, who's got pics on a ssat?

i'm debating if a 215/40/18 will go on a 9.5j rim without too much fuss?

the rims i'm fitting have an et25, i'd prefer 225's but i'm thinking they might rub, where as the 215's will give me that little more stretch........thoughts please :0
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Re: 215/40's on a 9.5j..........??

Post by ChrisR » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:26 am

On a 17" wheel but same width and tyre size.

http://www.tyrestretch.com/9.5_215_40_R ... za.jpg.php
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Re: 215/40's on a 9.5j..........??

Post by sisson » Tue Jun 28, 2011 8:10 am

215's on a 9.5 will be huge stretch

I had 205's on a 9 and that was a push.

Good luck finding someone to do it!

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Post by misssmiffypassat » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:05 pm

sisson wrote:215's on a 9.5 will be huge stretch

I had 205's on a 9 and that was a push.

Good luck finding someone to do it!

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thats what i was thinking, it might just be too much..................but then again u dont know until u try, so i took em down to my local tyre place (while the boss was out ;) ) and they had a bash, and to my suprise, they went on easy. but i now think i need 215/45's to fill the arch a bit more, but i'll run with these 215/40's for now, then change size!!

i'll upload pics in a min...............
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Post by mifkif » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:08 pm

Come on get 'em up bro!

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Post by carmageddon » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:41 pm

We're still waiting :D


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Post by misssmiffypassat » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:58 pm

needed to fill my belly guys,lol. anyways here goes...................

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the specs are 18", 9.5j, et25! i've only had the 2 rear tyres fitted as i still need to paint the fronts. but when they are ready, i'll need to drop it a bit more as the 18's dont fill the arches as good as the 19's do! might even get away with spacing the rears 2-3mm yet, we'll see once i've lowered it a bit more!

well then, what does the impatient public reckon ??
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Post by carmageddon » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:06 pm

I like it :mrgreen:




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Post by 88rsr » Wed Jun 29, 2011 8:46 pm

ooooo i likes
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Post by mifkif » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:11 pm

You cop out!!!! The plans you had and the start you had made and know you go and paint 'em?? :hyst :hyst I bet it was getting a bit soul destroying.

Just think no more repairs to the rear arches :-bd

The stretch looks ace! \m/

You coming down this weekend then?

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Post by misssmiffypassat » Wed Jun 29, 2011 9:23 pm

mate, i'd still not done anymore to them since the last time u'd seen them! i just couldnt be bothered putting all the effort in then to see it wrecked by a dodgy maskin tape line or when the laquer lifted where the paint meets polished face........but ur right, i took the lazy option! ha ha!

up to now, we're not coming at the weekend, gotta see what the wage packet is like this friday, then i'll know for sure. but its not looking hopefull...... :-q !
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Post by the lostprophet » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:34 pm

Looks good.

i have 215/35's on my 8.5j's the stretch is pretty big there...

What wheels are they? they look good!
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Re: 215/40's on a 9.5j..........?? jobs a good un!!

Post by misssmiffypassat » Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:02 am

genuine AMG's pal, 8.5j up front and 9.5j on the rear!! just a shame there only 18's lol!!
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