Yet another question about rubbing tyres!

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Farmshow
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Yet another question about rubbing tyres!

Post by Farmshow » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:10 am

So I've been offered a proper nice set of 16" borbet c alloys, but not sure if they'll fit my mk2 rocco.

Currently got some average looking 15x7s, et35 with 195/50/15 tyres. It's been lowered 45mm and there's no rubbing at all, but the fronts are reasonably close to the struts.

Borbets are 16x7.5, et35 with 195/45/16 tyres.

I know it's not an exact science but are they likely to be ok? Or not even worth trying?

Thanks for any help!



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Re: Yet another question about rubbing tyres!

Post by Niall » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:35 am

The maths says you'll be alright.
http://www.etyres.co.uk/tyre-size-calculator
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Re: Yet another question about rubbing tyres!

Post by Nate » Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:44 pm

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