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    tyre stretching

    ive got 18s on my astra van but the tyres are scrubbing like mad, i have 225/40 on there at the moment, whats the deal with tyre stretching, maybe fitting 215s, has anyone done this, or does anyone know of any other solutions to my problems!

    thanks in advance chaps

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    215's will go on easy if the tyre fitters have got a decent machine

    generally the lower the profile the more difficult they are to fit.

    i'd fit 215/35/18s if your having issues

    you'll feel the bumps more but should have more clearance as the tyre width is less
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    p.s get some pics up of the van

    astravans with 18's are the future
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