225/35 on a 9.5" wide wheel?
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    225/35 on a 9.5" wide wheel?

    My plan is to run a 225/35/20 on my 20x9.5 rear wheels,always has been my plan until I second guessed myself.Is this tooo extreme or just kinda extreme?

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    So you are doing 225-30-20 for the front (from your post in the showroom) and you want to do 225-35-20 for the back? That would put your back wheels at almost a full inch larger in total diameter then the fronts...

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    nah I wanna do a 225/35/20 all around now,I just want to know if their goin to fit(obviously with stretch)on the 9.5 back whee.

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    225/35 is too large, 225/30 is the proper size but since the siedwall is so small I doubt it will stretch on a 9.5. I've seen 225/30 stretched on 9 and even thats was pushing it. btw with a 9.5" wheel up front you'de want a 28-32 et,

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    I have an 8.5 up front,so I know the 225 is good for that.It seems I need a 235 for the rear.My et's are 35 up front an 38 in the rear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by b5-turbonium
    225/35 is too large, 225/30 is the proper size but since the siedwall is so small I doubt it will stretch on a 9.5. I've seen 225/30 stretched on 9 and even thats was pushing it. btw with a 9.5" wheel up front you'de want a 28-32 et,
    You will need 235 and it ill still be VERY stretched..

    225 onmy 19x9 was very stretched and 245 on my 19X10 was very stretched, so 235 will still be very stretched.

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    Sounds like a 235 is goin to be the safer route while still getting a desired look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dub-on-dubs
    Sounds like a 235 is goin to be the safer route while still getting a desired look.
    yeah. You will still have a ton of stretch on the 235 9.5 combo!

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    I just orderd a set of pirelli's in 235/30/20.So I think it will be a nice good look without over doing it an risking safety to much.

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    ehhh, it'll be a tough mount, cuz like I said in my previous post theres hardly any sidewall to "stretch" here is how my 235s looked on 9.5s, easy stretch cuz theres tons of sidewall.


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    Quote Originally Posted by b5-turbonium
    ehhh, it'll be a tough mount, cuz like I said in my previous post theres hardly any sidewall to "stretch" here is how my 235s looked on 9.5s, easy stretch cuz theres tons of sidewall.

    Mine were 19's and they stretched okay.. 20's shouldn't be that much more..

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    funny how a pic brings back so many memories.I would love to go with a 35 series sidewall,trust me but with the air ride an constant up an down(ok not constant,but ya know)somthing nice an small is ideal to fit in the wells properly an away from suspension components.

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    heres 225/30 on 9"s not as bad as I taught, you'll be fine with 235


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    Oh ya,thats not bad at all.THANKS FOR THE PIC DUDE!!! Looks like goin with a 235 on a 9.5 would be the safest bet while still getting my desired look! Do you still have your passat,please say yes!

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    Quote Originally Posted by b5-turbonium
    heres 225/30 on 9"s not as bad as I taught, you'll be fine with 235

    just when i thought i saw ever ugly 20 inch rim

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    I am quite fond of those personally,never seen em with painted inserts either.I cant wait to debut my 20ies,its the most simple 20' wheel I think I have ever seen produced.

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    Can't wait to see it either. Nice to see another member getting twamps

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    The wheel wells are so large on these cars that if you can find a nice sexy an simple 20" wheel its easy to pull off.I am tryin to push the limits of this car,by exceeding what I have yet to see done to any wagon in the u.s(note I said wagon,I seen plenty of hot sedans an I had one last summer).

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    Quote Originally Posted by dub-on-dubs
    I just orderd a set of pirelli's in 235/30/20.So I think it will be a nice good look without over doing it an risking safety to much.
    What did those tires run you?? I am looking togo 20" also .. post some pics, curios as to how it turned out..

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    Quote Originally Posted by dub-on-dubs
    The wheel wells are so large on these cars that if you can find a nice sexy an simple 20" wheel its easy to pull off.I am tryin to push the limits of this car,by exceeding what I have yet to see done to any wagon in the u.s(note I said wagon,I seen plenty of hot sedans an I had one last summer).
    Salty had a wagon on 20s for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quality_sound
    Salty had a wagon on 20s for a while.
    actually I had 19X10's and 19X9's up front on Coils. Tolli had teh 20's on his wagon... but yes,both were done years ago

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    oh yeah. you were wider, he was bigger. damn that reads dirty.

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