Max size alloys on Clio Mk1?

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  1. Code:Red

    Code:Red Defiant

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    Hey, i've got a Renault Clio Mk1 and i'm looking to get hold of some alloys, i need to know if anyone knows the max size in diamater and width that will be able to fit onto the car without having to modify the wheel arch or the tyre rubbing on the inside when turned to full lock.
    Chars!
     
  2. RUSSLA

    RUSSLA DNBF Monarch

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    Stick with 15" :)
     
  3. justin_credible

    justin_credible Lurker

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    17s will rub. id go with a nice set of 15s and lower it a bit.
     
  4. dnb in ya face

    dnb in ya face Loud and Dirrrty

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    15s with 35mm lowering springs. Will look sweet.
     
  5. richie_stix

    richie_stix gomby plz

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    anything over 15's on that motor will look shit!

    don't forget, it's not just about the diameter of the wheel, as tyre profile wil also affect rolling diameter! ie, you probs have some 13x175x95 tyres on there now, this is pretty much the same as 15x195x55 in terms of rolling diameter!

    and there is also offset and rim width to consider! best bet is to look up on some clio forums!
     
  6. NastyLimbCheat

    NastyLimbCheat Active Member

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    yea what is said in this thread, you only increase from your current size by about 1 or 2 inches. would look stupid anyway if you went over the top. i increased mine on my punto from 15 to 16, looks pretty sik.
     
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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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