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  1. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I'm trying to take advantage of a lowering set on sale by daz69 and I am not really sure if it will work with my current tires/wheel setup. I have 245/40/18 @ the rear and 235/40/18 @ the front. The kit daz69 is selling lowers the car between 1" to 11/2", what worries me is that it may be too...
  2. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Hey guys Im running a Stock height 2003 GLX WAGON 4motion with 225/40/18, interested to know what are the thickest widest tires I can throw on. I also would like to put spacers to get a flush look. I've got Detroit GTI rims on now if that makes a difference. I was just admiring how thick my...
  3. Parts For Sale
    Thinking about selling the OEM wheels from the A6, nice clean 18'' 5-spoke for someone looking for the OEM+ look on a Passat. Wheels: 18x8 et43 no curb rash, bends, etc. a few very little marks here and there, but overall in VERY good condition Tires: 245/40/18 Continental lots of life left...
  4. B5 Garage
    Hey guys, so I'm looking to get new shoes (and springs) and I was looking at some 18x8 Interlagos replicas (I believe to be ET41, waiting on sellers confirmation) with 225/40/R18 tires. According to this ( Online Wheel & Tyre Fitment calculator. Offset, Tyre stretch and Rolling Radius...
  5. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I was worried that this setup would be too wide to clear the swing arm and fenders but I went for it anyway. The fit is tight, hardly any room between the tire and swing arm, but they fit and don't rub. I like the look. ;) I went for a 150 Mile drive this morning and can definitely feel the...
  6. Parts For Sale
    Kleemann - TS-7 wheels (18-20") Price:$700 obo Brooklyn, NY 11206 18" 5X112 Kleeman TS7 Rims with Nankang NS2 215/40/18 on them. Tires driven for two summer season. Sorry don't know how to measure tread. Selling my wheels as I don't have a car. The tires don't have warranty but it was...
  7. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I have been searching this forum for days now and trying to find information on fitment of tire size 225/45/18. I know most of you are going to say there have been threads before with the same topic, however all of those include a car that has been lowered and mine has not. So here is what I...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    While im waiting for them to arrive at my door so i can throw this beautiful combination on my car I wanted to know what everybody thought about it... So they will be going on a 2003 Passat W8 pacific blue in color, 15% tint 8k HID lowbeams and 8k fogs. The rims are black and chrome mix.
  9. Wheel and Tire Forum
    b5.5 stock suspension and looking at getting some Hartmann B7 replicas will it rub?? does it make much of a difference in appearance and ride 225 vs. 235 tire size?? thinking of putting in H&R 29516-2 Street Coilover Kit (1.8" front 1.3" back) this summer
  10. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    hi, just bought 18" alloys et45 with 225/40/18 tyres also have h&r 40mm springs, im wonder what size of wheel spacers i can fit without rubbing,Im driving 2007 passat estate sorry for my writing, English its not my first language, cheers
  11. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Anyone here uses 225/50/18 tires? Uglier visual but much better confort than 225/45/18?
  12. Parts For Sale
    Sold!
  13. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Keep in mind that the car is not lowered. Thanks in advance guys!
  14. Wheel and Tire Forum
    Scenario: I'm currently running 18x8 RS6 reps et.35 wrapped in 225/40/18 tires. Dropped with Fk Hightec's. Problem is the fronts are rubbing the control arms. I spaced it with 5mm, but then it rubbed on the fender. Also, I was running 10mm spacers in the rear and it rubbed the fenders too, so I...
  15. Wheel and Tire Forum
    I just bought another set of OEM Mercedes AMG rims 18x8.5 all around wrapped in new toyo proxy t1r's for $800 off CL and they FIT! with only about 3mm's to spare on the inside!
  16. WTB/WTT Section
    Hey please let me know with the tread life and price thanks!!(:
  17. Parts For Sale
    Sold!! Set of OEM Continental ContiProContact tires 235/40/18 Have less than 200 miles on them. Bought them on a set of 18" dealer take-offs. Rating: 500 AA A Build date of 8/2010 Have "ContiSeal" on them too, which automatically seals up small punctures, etc Sell for $169/each new from...
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