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Old 04-14-2016, 01:21 PM   #141
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Old 04-14-2016, 01:49 PM   #142
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it was a general question for 19x9" wheels, not specific to GTI
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Old 04-14-2016, 01:54 PM   #143
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ohhh ok, was gonna say lol.
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Old 04-15-2016, 02:47 AM   #144
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gotcha so 265 for the beefier look? not looking for perpendicular, i want the tire side wall to poke out slightly past the wheel lip as in the photo
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Old 04-15-2016, 04:58 AM   #145
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post pics if you do get it mounted. sounds like b8 audi fitment.
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Old 05-18-2016, 11:04 AM   #146
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just picked up a set of 255 re71r's
How do these fit? Do you think they would be okay on a stock suspension setup?
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What would be the best option for drag racing? Must be street legal
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Old 06-10-2017, 08:42 PM   #148
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Hey Sonny, awesome post for starters. I'm looking into the Potenza RE-11 for a summer tire for some wheels i'm looking at getting. Wheel size I am thinking about is 17x8.5 with +25 offset and I was trying to find a tire that will work with that setup. Any ideas? Also, I have gone with a cheaper tire in the past and of course, it showed in handling and grip. I would like to get a really solid set of street tires this time around and also and advice for a winter tire setup would be great. Thanks.
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