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Hi all, Can you get your wheels adjusted by a wheel specialist to adjust the ET or does it effect the wheel too much? Ive got some audi reps with 235/50/18 rubber on and sometimes they catch on the arches when I have any weight in the van because they poke out just a bit too much and don't sit inside the arches. I know the obvious answer is to get lower profile tyres but the ride is smooth and the tyres are nearly new.
 

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I believe they are A6 S-line or RS6 reps, sorry I don't have a pic at the mo, I'll try and get one up. there seems to be a lot of material on them so was hoping some of it could be shaved.
 

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They are quite chunky at the hub I'm pretty sure there would be plenty of meat left.
you will need to measure the bolt hole thickness..there needs as above to be 5mm min left and that would be pushing it...raers may be thick,buts it the bolt hole thickness that will matter...

pic would help of rear and the bolt whole thickness...
 

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You do know that your tyres are way too big don't you? You're running over 6% diameter bigger than standard so your gearing and speedo are going to be quite a way out.
 

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Yep, but the tyres are nearly new Pirelli Pzero worth alot more than what I payed for the wheels so I think I'll stick with them for now. As for gearing/speedo it drives just the same as it did before and I've done various speed tests using GPS and friends driving at set speeds in front of me and it seems to be ok. The 235/50's give it a real smooth ride but they just need to come in a few mm. Thanks for your input.
 

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Im no pro but i cant see with those tyres on how you will ever shave enough off the rear face of your wheel to tuck those bad boys in.. Its not gonna happen. Looks like you need about 15-20mm taking off :* maybe a 10mm skim and a change of tyres would do it (maybe) :ILU: If you have to run those tyres i would be inclined to raise the front some more :*
 

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Hi Kieran, they actually don't stick out that much the pics look worse then they are. I can see on my inner arch that they've only scraped about 2mm of the paint so I'm going to try a bit of a skim and see what happens, maybe get some harder shocks and heavier duty springs.
 
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