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Anyone running 16 - 17s on a clipper - pictures please

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Hi folks 
As title really - is anyone running 16 or 17 wheels on a clipper bodied cabrio - mildly lowered . 
Any pictures would be appreciated - maybe offsets and tyre sizes if you know them . 
Looking to run about 30mm lower and want wheels to look right and not too big .
I'm also fat and old so don't want to destroy ride  quality 

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jon65deluxe said

I'm also fat and old so don't want to destroy ride  quality 

With that wheel size you will, anything over 15 will.

Current rides:

2003 BMW 330d Manual Saloon Msport
1985 GTI cabriolet black edition (42k miles)
1999 Triumph Daytona 955i Post apocalyptic, rat, brat, scrambler, steam punk, cafe racer

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My cabby had wide 16's on it when i got it, never driven it a mile and sold them immediately  :lol:  

15's are the only thing that actually work on a Mk1 imo

I will be putting some 7.5 or 8 x 15 or a staggered set up of the 2 on it when it's done, oh and a sump guard  :thumbs:

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Anyone running 16 - 17s on a clipper - pictures please

Her is mine running 15 and in two duffest suspension states.

Coil overs and very low - was fun but horrible ride all at the same time.



And second hand lowering spring about 30mm

Don’t look as cool IMO but ride is much nicer and I am more keen to drive it now.



Front has settled a little better now also.


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Anyone running 16 - 17s on a clipper - pictures please

Haha. Noticed auto correct changed different to duffest- probably about right.


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Lots of RR going on there too on both set ups

Get the nose down! Lol

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ive had a set of D90`s sitting in my loft for the last 2 years , i will get round to putting them on but loads of other stuff to sort out first.

tyre size i have been told  195/40/16

Alps 1992 Rivage Green, 1991 Rivage Blue (SOLD), 1986 GTI convertible White (SOLD) 
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