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    Van wheels

    Hi everyone.
    I have recently aqquierd a very nice 1700dti which is A: a work vehicle for my valeting and detailing business and B: my daily hack also.
    I am now currently searching for wheels and know that 17's will fit a doddle but i want bigger.
    How big can I go baring in mind I carry a significant amount of kit in the back?
    Im quite taken to 19's but im being told elsewhere thats a touch extreme.

    Any help would be most appreciated.

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    ive got 19s on mine with a lot of weight in the back and never had a problem.
    all depends on how much you lower it by

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    Also depends on the offset.

    Stick to ET40-ET45 with 215/35/19 or 18 tyres and you should be fine.
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    Cheers guys.
    I was debating on lowering the van also but as its my daily work vehicle and some of the roads I have to go down I opted out of it so I think 18's sound a safe bet.

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    if u aint lowering it then i wouldnt bother with any alloys

    even 17s will make it look like a chelsea tractor! Going bigger will make the arch gap even more extreme

    lowering is a must in this day and age, irrespective of what driving u do!

    I bought a van to use as a workhorse too.....had it less than a week and its slammed on the tarmac

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    Go for 18's with eibach sportline springs, if your loaded in the rear the eibachs will stand up to it and the van will sit level still.

    You dont have much 4-stud choise in 18's though, might want to go 5-stud to open the options list

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