4000q max tire size 17''

JShadzi at aol.com JShadzi at aol.com
Fri Sep 12 11:51:03 EDT 2003

Todd, let me know what you find, my bet is that they rub, I've been contemplating fitting that size to my 80, but I'm really sure it will rub.  Tires have amazing way of rubbing once you get the car bouncing around and loaded on its suspension, I'll be very interested to see your results.


>I'd be happy to send you a pic of my 4ktq with 17" HRE's
>installed.  225/45-17" RE-730's Installed.  ITs a TIGHT FIT.
>And they look HUGE on there.  I have not driven it yet but they
>appear to fit at full lock and with suspension compression.  I'm
>worried about the clearence at full lock between the inside
>shoulder of the front inside tire and the frame rail infront of
>your feet.  Its VERY close.  
>  I'll have better Data in a few weeks.
>  l8r
>     Todd
>--- JShadzi at aol.com wrote:
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>> You could fit an 18" with 215-35-18, I had this on my 80
>> quattro which
>> dimensionally is the same as a 4kq.
>> Javad
>> In a message dated 9/11/2003 6:36:38 PM Pacific Standard Time,
>> repaair at msn.com writes:
>> What is the largest 17" tire usable on a 85' 4000.
>> Not lowered using bilstein HD and coilovers.
>> Wheelwell massaging is allowed.
>> Thanks,
>> James Woods
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