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    19 Inch Alloys Question

    Hope you can help me with this. i was considering getting some 18 inch alloys either wolfrace matrix or bk 299s but i have just read a thread and it seems 19s are the way to go. I've got a 1.8 sxi mk4 and was just wondering what offset i would need for them to fit, or what arch work would need doing. also would they slow you down a lot? Hope you can help.


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    they would make the car a bit slower is your car a 3 or 5 door ??
    is your car been droped on the floor??
    18's easy they slow the car down a bit so i would say 19 will slow it down even more

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    Its a 3 door mate. hasnt been lowered as yet, but are the sxi's lower than usual anyway?? To look at the car it does look lowered and the back is low anyway because of the weight of the speakers, nothing extreme tho.


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    i would say have a look at a set of 18's they with the subs in the boot
    or get a set of coilovers roll the arch sort the bumper bracket then fit 19's

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    Yeah think i will, the 19s would look nice, but fitting would be a bugger and i dont really want to be slowed down a great deal. cheers for your help.


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    have a go in a car with 19s yous see what i mean about slowing it down had 19's on the vw for a bit put the std 16s back on an it was faster and better around the corners just did not look as good

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    I've got 19's on my astra, and its dropped about 40mm all round and I have 2 15 inch subs in the boot as well. I only had my rear arches rolled which cost me about £100 and it looks pretty good as well. I don't get any rubbing problems either, even with 4 up!!

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    40mm is ok, when mine was 60mm lower thats when it would catch all the time.
    it looked mint that low!
    Astra '01 1.8 SXI - 19's, Koni's, Irmscher everything! *SOLD*
    BMW '04 325 Sport

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    Quote Originally Posted by chriswebb007
    I've got 19's on my astra, and its dropped about 40mm all round and I have 2 15 inch subs in the boot as well. I only had my rear arches rolled which cost me about £100 and it looks pretty good as well. I don't get any rubbing problems either, even with 4 up!!
    What offset are they?

    Anyone recommend any good designs at 19 inch? prices if poss.


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    if your car is 4 stud there are not many to choose from,
    TSW have the best range for 4 stud 19"
    Astra '01 1.8 SXI - 19's, Koni's, Irmscher everything! *SOLD*
    BMW '04 325 Sport

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