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Re: Urq Wheels
John C. wrote:
> You have probably all seen the latest TSW wheel, the "IMOLA".
> Given that the all the OEM wheels have a 45mm offset according to Bentley?,
> ...85s had the wheel arches rolled to accommodate the 8 X 15 wheel options.
Yeah, the Imola looks pretty nice, but DTD doesn't have them on their
web page, and Superbuy's ad says 16 and 18", not 17".
The Bentley is wrong, check the recent archives. The 15x8 Ronals are
The factory rolled the fenders for the 15x8, and you can do it to
Don't know about 17", but I have 225/45-16 on 16x8x35, so it looks like
215/40-17 or 225/40-17 will fit fine.
Section Aspect Wheel Side Side Overall
width Ratio Diameter Wall Wall Diameter
mm inches mm inches inches
215 50 15 107.5 4.2 23.5 Stock
225 45 16 101.3 4.0 24.0 Common
215 40 17 86.0 3.4 23.8 Your
225 40 17 90.0 3.5 24.1 Choice
The fender rolling is necessary with the lower offset, as the ET24 is
towards the fender lip than the ET35. With the 16x8x35 I get no fender
rubbing with 225s, just a minute BEEP under hard track cornering
on the INSIDE, touching the control arm bushing.
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