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Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone has fitted wider rims to their A1's,

I have a lot of understeer and traction issues with my Michelin PS4's and was considering going to a 18x8 rim with 225 40 tyres.

Looking mainly for scrubbing issues etc before I drop 2k on new rims etc.

Any help or advice welcome.

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Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone has fitted wider rims to their A1's,

I have a lot of understeer and traction issues with my Michelin PS4's and was considering going to a 18x8 rim with 225 40 tyres.

Looking mainly for scrubbing issues etc before I drop 2k on new rims etc.

Any help or advice welcome.

Rhys
I've just fitted a set of 18's with a 35ET and 225/40 Pirelli Nero gt's with no problems 4 big lads in the car for a test drive no rubbing or scraping tested over speedhumps and full lock circles L and R Here's a pic hope it helps. Paul
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I've just fitted a set of 18's with a 35ET and 225/40 Pirelli Nero gt's with no problems 4 big lads in the car for a test drive no rubbing or scraping tested over speedhumps and full lock circles L and R Here's a pic hope it helps. Paul View attachment 11769
Hi Paul,

What your wheel poke like with a ET35?
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Hi Paul, thats bizzare! These are my ET42's I've got 18x8 on a 225x35 and they poke a little, surprised you got ET35 with no poke lol... didnt want to risk a 225 40 tyre but now I know it fits on yours I'll go for them next time! Hah!
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What a bargain!

You changing much else with the car at all?

Modifications in anyway? Just wondering what further I can do to mine now...
 

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nothing really!
as you can see from the pics I've tinted the back windows, I'm Looking at a front splitter
also a flat bottom steering wheel (if I can find one at the right price)

Have you got a spacesaver spare?
 

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Oh thats fair enough fella, definately going to get tints aswell, I want to push the engine a little more to see what power I can get out of it but I don't want to have a yobo sounding exhaust, trying to find out from my local specialist to see whats possible with the standard exhaust (maybe a sports downpipe mind)

I don't have a space saver which I'm quite p#ssed off about however Audi thought a battery in the boot and a bottle of the foam instead will suffice which I hate using... I want to buy a space saver to see if it'll fit over the brakes and then compromise on boot space if I need to carry a space saver instead.
 

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Oh thats fair enough fella, definately going to get tints aswell, I want to push the engine a little more to see what power I can get out of it but I don't want to have a yobo sounding exhaust, trying to find out from my local specialist to see whats possible with the standard exhaust (maybe a sports downpipe mind)

I don't have a space saver which I'm quite p#ssed off about however Audi thought a battery in the boot and a bottle of the foam instead will suffice which I hate using... I want to buy a space saver to see if it'll fit over the brakes and then compromise on boot space if I need to carry a space saver instead.
I've got an 18inch spacesaver brought it with a jack for £84 (ebay) it fits over the front brakes and I put an old towel over the battery and sat it in no problem the floor sits in the upper position with room underneath to hide cleaning gear!
 
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