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Old 09-14-2018, 10:57 AM   #1
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switch from 19" to 17"

Hi I drive the MK6 GTI
lowered on coilovers maybe about 1.5" drop all around.
Due to the road conditions, I want to change my wheels
cracked the wheels a few weeks ago.
I bought the car already lowered so I am not sure about
the exact drop " and the camber.

Right now I have:

19x8.5 +45 BLQ ROTIFORMS 215/35r19 and they are stretched.
With this setup, I am at the flush stance the wheels are tucked because of the stretch.


and would like to switch to 17" rims
17x8 et45
what would be the best tire size for this setup.


https://ibb.co/jFboc9

the look I want is here.
https://ibb.co/gpagx9

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Old 09-14-2018, 11:22 AM   #2
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225/45/17
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Old 09-14-2018, 12:54 PM   #3
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^ your best bet

Let us know how it works out. Iím curious to hear about the difference in ride quality.
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thanks guys will post a picture after install.
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