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I am thinking about shopping for some cheap 15" rims, what is the best tire size for economy that is 15"? Yes I know economy may go down but I want to improve the look of the car.
 

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What about 205/55? It should increase the gearing just enough to fix the speedometer error over the 195/60 14"
 

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I'll bet that a steel wheel is as light as any alloy wheel, I know that you can take a 15" steel wheel from the corrado.
 

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I'll bet that a steel wheel is as light as any alloy wheel, I know that you can take a 15" steel wheel from the corrado.
Not really, some alloy wheels are heavy but a good alloy wheel will be lighter than a steel wheel. It's also stronger and can give better clearance for brakes, etc.
 

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Just get some cheap steelies, they work great and if you want silver color, the corrado ones come in silver, most people won't even know they're steelies.
 

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Pls confirm- anyone running 15" Corrado on B4V now?

Yes,the corrado 15" wheel in 4x100 bolt pattern will work. Plus, the OP said looks was a factor, steel wheels don't have that bling factor.
Sorry for bringing up an old thread- but just in case anyone else is looking for more options- now that its getting harder to find 14" tires-

I'm looking to change to 15" wheels, while retaining the 4x100 pattern.

I understand the hub diameter has to match the B4V hub = 57.1 mm for the wheel to center properly.

When I go to the Original VW wheel site, I dont see that spec for the 15" Corrado wheels in any of the years listed.

The Unique 83 steelies you can get online or at Discount Tire have a much larger hub bore- and some recommend inserts- others recommend against- but in a thread at TDIClub, Chris says alloys are made generally to "direct fit" - which I presume means they match the hub spec.

Anyone have a set of wheels that are working good, or perhaps wants to sell in 15" 4x100 ?


KS
 
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