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Offline J-GTi

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15 x 8.5 on a G40
« on: July 08, 2015, 10:03:30 pm »
Hi all,

Anyone ever attempted to fit 15x8.5's with et20 onto a G40?

Sorry to be one of "those' guys asking the stupid questions but I've searched high and low for threads or any mention of it and no luck not yet anyway...


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Re: 15 x 8.5 on a G40
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2015, 06:37:27 am »
anything wider than 6.5" on a g40 and you get issues.  YOu can get 15x6 on with a normalish et.  I think 15x8.5 whatever et you will really struggle. 

With major arch work though, anything is possible.

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Re: 15 x 8.5 on a G40
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2015, 10:11:51 am »
Well here's 15x8 ET0.. doesnt state if he's spaced them to get that ET though

http://www.clubpolo.co.uk/forum/index.php?showtopic=151937

Seem to remember JordanVW of clubpolo ran 15x8.5 renault turbines on the back of his coupe, he had to do arch work and camber for them to fit.
« Last Edit: July 09, 2015, 10:14:32 am by Jester »

Offline J-GTi

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Re: 15 x 8.5 on a G40
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2015, 08:16:27 pm »
Thanks guys, well I have them so I might as well try them on!

I'm hoping for the best, I love them and they're rare beauties!

Offline youngprodigys

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Re: 15 x 8.5 on a G40
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2015, 08:05:09 am »
Sorry to give bad news but i hink you find they are not even close to fitting properly on the front. The rears you can get on if the offset is right. i run 7.5" on the fron of my car and i have flared arches.

It will steer like a dog!

Offline JoeH

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Re: 15 x 8.5 on a G40
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2015, 09:18:01 pm »
Thing is, can you really enjoy G thrills with 15 x 8.5 wide rims...

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Re: 15 x 8.5 on a G40
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2015, 09:47:21 pm »
Seems I was mistaken, they're 8's and they're not as bad as I had expected, skinnier tyre and possible skim and it'll be good I think.