wheel sizes

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george1999
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wheel sizes

Post by george1999 » Tue May 07, 2019 6:49 pm

Are 7j wheels too wide?

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Re: wheel sizes

Post by brinkie » Tue May 07, 2019 8:59 pm

If you are going to fit 205/50-15 tyres 7J would be perfect. Even the standard 195/55-15 will fit.
I have 7J rims on my V70, factory fitted with 225 width tyres.
See also: https://www.tyres-pneus-online.co.uk/ty ... dvice.html

Make sure the rims have the correct offset (ET)
Robert.

Present cars: 1994 Volvo 480 GT 2.0i Vase Green, 2010 Volvo V70 2.0F Momentum Mystic Silver
Past: 1981 Talbot-Matra Murena 2.2 Rouge Mephisto, 1995 Volvo 480 GT 2.0i Paris Blue

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Re: wheel sizes

Post by george1999 » Tue May 07, 2019 10:46 pm

what should the offset be if I use 7j wheels?

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Re: wheel sizes

Post by jifflemon » Wed May 08, 2019 7:23 am

You'd probably want an ET of around 30;

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