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Old 09-06-2016, 04:37 PM   #21
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You follow what I'm after....
I want as much rubber sidewall between the road surface and the wheel to help stop as much kerbing as possible...also to help stop a buckle from a pothole...there is that
Our QQ is 215/60/R17
Sidewall height on the 235/55/R18 will be exactly the same height as the 215/60/R17 on your QQ


But you shouldn't worry as the 20" 'Suzuka' wheels on the R-line are, imho, the best looking wheel

... and I annoyingly had to compromise with the 20" 'Miramar' as the 'Suzuka' were not an option on the SEL
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FunkyDad and I both have new Tiguans on the way
I'm guessing that's some kind of new-fangled, electronic, water-pumping travesty of a VW...
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Am I missing something here.
Ive spoken via email to the dealer about the car wheels.
The current wheels it comes with are...

8.5J x 20 255/40/R20

I have asked if the wheels from the lower ranger would fit, but they say no.

4.7J x 18 235/55/R18

As you can tell I know absolutely nothing about this.
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Am I missing something here.
Ive spoken via email to the dealer about the car wheels.
The current wheels it comes with are...

8.5J x 20 255/40/R20

I have asked if the wheels from the lower ranger would fit, but they say no.

4.7J x 18 235/55/R18

As you can tell I know absolutely nothing about this.
Could be that the higher range vehicle has larger brakes and the 18s physically won't fit. Or the dealer has no idea...
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Could be that the higher range vehicle has larger brakes and the 18s physically won't fit. Or the dealer has no idea...
I'd go with 'the dealer has no idea'

As they are not offered as an official option it will most likely be a case of '...computer says NO!'
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I'd go with 'the dealer has no idea'

As they are not offered as an official option it will most likely be a case of '...computer says NO!'
Thats what I was thinking.
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