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    size spacers?

    what size wheel spacers would i need to get the euro look with 17" wheels with an et of 35?

    thanks

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    depends what tyres and if youve modded ur arches

    the wider the wheel the better but if ur looking at average rims then most will be 7J or 7.5J at a push meaning ur limited with tyre choice to make the stretch look good.

    this is the predicament im in seeing as my rims are only 7J, but ive got it sorted but cant disclose what im afraid until its done!

    any idea on the width of your rims?

    I would want a good 8-9J personally so could run some nice 195/40/17 with some hefty spacers personally

    if however you plan to use the car daily then might be advisable to sod the whole spacer and stretch theory

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    not sure on the width, there lenso rs5 17". i use my car daily so the stretch isnt really a good idea but i like the way the wheel sticks out the back arch. the tyres on them are normal 205/40/17

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    if u kick the back out too much then youll need stretch to legally cover yourself as the tread must not sit outside of the arch

    having said that i doubt they will be massively wide so even if they are 7.5J then even 20mm which is quite a common spaced amount will be safe

    if u already have the wheels then fit them as is and see how much clearance u have in the arches... u might want to roll them by folding the inner lip in over so u get an additional 10mm or so...

    personally after mine were rolled ive got a good 50-60mm to play with but wouldnt recommend this for you

    20mm are common spacers...and cheap at about £50

    anything bigger and the price hikes up.... the spacers im lookin at are close to £200!!

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    cheers mate great help

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