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  1. 215 to 225?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi folks I am looking to replace the old and frankly rubbish cheap tyres on my 156 V6 with some nice F1 Eagles but wanted to increase the section slightly to 225. Now this means that the aspect ratio of the new tyres will have to be slightly different to the old 215’s but can anyone tell me...
  2. tct + dunlop sportmaxTT 225 40 18 in the snow =

    Alfa Giulietta
    not getting very far :lol: anyone else been struggling with their tct in the snow?
  3. 225 45 R16 tyres?

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    I have a late 2003 P3 GTV which needs some new tyres. I happen to have a brand new set of Continentals - but they are 225 45 R16. I have Googled whether this size would be suitable on the GTV and I feel the total lack of info rather answers my question. So, please could someone...
  4. Gqv 225 40 18 tyre recommendations

    Alfa Giulietta
    I currently have Dunlops all round and needing to change at least the fronts. Can anyone suggest any better all round suitable alternatives? Regards Andy
  5. Tyres - 215's to 225's.....

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Anyone experienced any issues on this?? My garage reliably informs me that my suspected wheel bearing issue is highly likely to be worn rear tyres (4 and 5mm respectively). Cost differential between the sizes is shaking out at £15+ cheaper a corner to go wider, so giving it some serious...
  6. 225s on a 164

    Alfa 164 & 166
    Hi, Has anyone managed to fit 225 width tyres on a 164? How badly do they foul the front wheel arch liners on lock?
  7. 225 45 17 on a GT?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hello all, I've scoured the archives to find very mixed messages regarding 225 45 17 tyres on the GT? Most say its OK but some disagree, I'll be running on new alloys from cittagome and have standard JTS suspension. Does the GT not have slightly more space upfront than a standard 147 or 156...
  8. Michelin Pilot Sport 3 225 40 18 for sale

    Alfa GTA
    Hi Guys, I have a spare partworn Michelin Pilot Sport 3 225 40 18. I took it off my GT 3.2 when I had a nail in the other tyre which was binned. This tyre is perfect. It has approx 3.5mm tread left. https://www.dropbox.com/s/4ghsmrlxycczlud/Tyre1.JPG?dl=0...
  9. 225 tires on 18 inch rims?

    Alfa MiTo
    Does anyone here run 225 tires on 18 inch rims on MiTo? Just wondering if they fit...
  10. Cupra r 225

    Alfa GTA
    I remember one member sold there Gta and bought a 225. Well I bought one the other day for the wife as the x5 was playing up and I got fed up and the cupra was well priced. Ok car but for 225 I expected a bit more go lol, this one is standard apart from and engine rebuild which included forged...
  11. 225 45 17 tires Anyone?

    Alfa MiTo
    Hi Guys! I´m looking forward to replace my tires on a 155Tb Mito and I have been recommended to fit 225 45 17. The reason is the poor road conditions here. 225 45 17 would be a bit bigger, more air inside the wheel and less crashy ride Anyone with this configuration? Any recommendations? PD: I...
  12. 225 tyre choice

    Alfa 159, Brera & 946 Spider
    Hi All, I know it seems as though this question has been beaten to death but I couldn't find any up to date threads on the 225 50 17 98W/Y size fitted to Lusso spec models. I'm currently running P zero Rossos but in 94 load rating which were actually dealer fitted! The fronts are getting low so...
  13. 235 or 225 tyres on gt 1.9 jtd

    South Africa
    well had 235 45 17 on for a week now and must say they are kak :vomit: feels like the suspension is coming of every time u hit a bump, going around a corner,the body roll is plenty and it feels like the car went from having a pair of slops on to heavy work boots with steel caps, in 6th driving...
  14. GT Tyre advice - 215 to 225

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Didn't realise it had been so long since I had posted on the forum I've just been reading it recently and most of the time not even logged in :tut:. Anyway I need some new tyres for the front of my GT. At the moment it has potenzas and eagle F1s on it (front and rear, can't remember which are...
  15. Can i get 225 bhp Gt Jtdm

    Tuning & Upgrades
    Hi I have a Gus remap ,down pipe decated, next on the list a fast road clutch and new DMF.Then looking to fit a FMIC how much more bhp will that give me and will I need to get it remaped to take advantage of the FMIC
  16. 225 50 r17 98w premium economy tyre

    Veloces of London
    Hi guys , just to let you know we can supply premium economy 225 50 r17 98w extra load (xl) tyres for all models for just £75 inc vat . We can fit for you in barnet or post out worldwide all makes and sizes available please pm or call for a quote uk postage £10 eu postage £35 rest of...
  17. Tyre size 215 or 225

    Alfa MiTo
    I have been running winter tyres after the really bad winter we had last year (not sure where this winter went) and dealer struggled to ghet 215's and so gave me a set of 225'2 This has got me wondering if I should run 225's when I go back to summer tyres in a week or so. Is anyone running...
  18. tyre pressure on standard 225 17 45

    Alfa GTA
    hey guys what pressure are you running on the front tyres on the alfa rims ? i ran them at 35psi but it doesnt feel hard enough and really spongey. it feels better at 38 - is anyone else running it at this pressure or higher ? ciao
  19. 225's on 156 Multispoke 17's

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi guys, I own a 156 1.9JTDm 16V which has factory sports suspensions and the multispokes. Tyres on the manual are rated at 215/45 ZR 17 W. I got some Uniroyals with those specs from its previous owner. I'm interested in moving to the Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta's as they are very well rated...
  20. 225 on TI rims

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    I searched the forum and I couldnt find an answer. Can I fit 225/45 tires on original TI rims. I bought them 2 days ago, and the car steers to the right, and the tires are really bad, one is damaged, I think thats why it steers left. So I'm gonna buy new tires, but since I spent money on the...
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