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    Question Tyre streching?

    Ok.. In the near future im gonna invest in some new alloys...

    But ive been thinking.. I like the look of the stretched tyres but what are the down falls?

    I also need to know what size tyre will stretch onto what size rim? e.g 8j 215 or 205?

    Please if u know give details on 7j, 8j, 9j and 10j thanks..

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    with 8J wide your gonna need like 225 or 235 tyres to see em stretch!

    i had 215's on 7.5's and it wasnt too bad..!!
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    The safest way really Marv is just to convert the tyre sizes up, if you get too low a profile the tyres will wear too quick, too high a profile and the handling will be afected badly.
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    215's on an 8J rim you can go lower but its not a great idea for a daily driver to be honest mate Liking your thinking mate
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    ive always wondered what everyone means by the "stretched" look...what does it mean? anyone got a pic?

    ive got 18x8 with 215/35/18s to go on...will that be stretched?

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    So am i right in thinking... that 8j 19s fit fine on a mk5 astra, as do the VXR rims.. and the tyre size is 235 35 19, would this tyre size fit on a 9j wheel and look stretched? and fit?

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