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What size alloys?

Postby dynamique_rob » Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:35 pm

Hi i've got a silver 3 door megane and i'm going to fit a 225 kit and lower it, what size alloys would be best on the car would 17's be too small? any pics or opinions appreciated

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Postby dynamique_rob » Tue Oct 30, 2007 8:54 pm

Also i've just bought a 2006 225 rear bumper this will fit my 2005 model megane won't it.

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Postby STEVIE » Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:00 pm

Yes mate it will the only differance is the grills in the bottom

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Postby dynamique_rob » Tue Oct 30, 2007 9:05 pm

Thanks mate.

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Re: What size alloys?

Postby cactusbob » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:06 pm

dynamique_rob wrote:what size alloys would be best on the car would 17's be too small? any pics or opinions appreciated


17's would be OK if it's lowered, the arches on the Megane are quite big, so anything smaller tends to get a bit lost
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Postby R55VYS » Wed Oct 31, 2007 9:20 am

Iv done the same thing mate, got 18's on mine, wanted 19's but at £120 for a crappy budget tyre i thought no.
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People have put 20's on megs with no arch work, just to give you an idea.

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Postby TheFinn » Wed Oct 31, 2007 3:25 pm

R55VYS wrote:People have put 20's on megs with no arch work, just to give you an idea.

Meg on 20's


Yes apparently they have, but just slapping 20s on with no lowering makes the car look ridiculous as the red Megane sadly demonstrates...

But with some slamming the 20s do look the danglies as proven by a silver 3-dr (can't remember whose it is)!

IMHO if you go for "just" 17s or 18s then you need to choose the offset carefully to bring the wheel as "out" as possible, otherwise even 18s look a bit lost in those huge rear arches.

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Postby antz » Fri Jan 25, 2008 4:20 pm

TheFinn wrote:
R55VYS wrote:People have put 20's on megs with no arch work, just to give you an idea.

Meg on 20's


Yes apparently they have, but just slapping 20s on with no lowering makes the car look ridiculous as the red Megane sadly demonstrates...

But with some slamming the 20s do look the danglies as proven by a silver 3-dr (can't remember whose it is)!

IMHO if you go for "just" 17s or 18s then you need to choose the offset carefully to bring the wheel as "out" as possible, otherwise even 18s look a bit lost in those huge rear arches.


For 17s, what offset would you recommend to bring the wheel as "out" as possible? Thanks.

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Postby Say..."Renno" » Fri Jan 25, 2008 9:37 pm

I'd say 35-38mm , depending on the widths..35 @7" or 38 @7.5/8"..any wider and you're lookin at rubbing, if you dont lower you may get away with more ,but then it looks like a 4 x 4..... :lol:

I might add..just cause you put 20's on doesnt mean
the wheels will fill the arches better, you have to get rubberbands to keep the o/d the same..so i wouldnt go bigger than 18...with comfy tyres...thats just MHO.. :cool:

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Postby kylehimself » Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:50 pm

my new 18"

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Postby Jonault » Sat Jan 26, 2008 7:01 pm

Looking good Kyle.
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