245/45-17 tires?

Eyvind Spangen eyvind.spangen at c2i.net
Fri Aug 30 00:00:08 EDT 2002

On Thu, 29 Aug 2002 12:27:19 -0700, you wrote:

>I wonder to what extent the wheel width, and the make/model of tire, factor
>into this.  I run 235/45-17 Bridgestone S-03's on 8.5 x 17 Ronal R-28s
>(wider than I would like, and the max width for the tire size, I'm told)
>with the proper offset.  I have H&R sports / Koni adjustable sports combo
>(-30mm?), and had to re-shape the plastic rear inner fender liners due to an
>interference fit.  I assume that your Euro '90 has the same factory flared
>fenders as the U.S. '91 model.

I'm running 235/45-17 Dunlop SP9000 on 8x17 ET35 BBS RC, plenty of
clearance everywhere, but I have a standard suspension on mine..
Works great, but I just wondered.. :-)

I know that 245/45-18 do _not_ work, I've tried.. :-)

E. Spangen
'89 Audi 80 2.0E quattro
('90 Audi 200TQ20v - garasjedronning)

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