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Hi Guys. Does anybody know if changing the tyre size affects the warrenty? Dealers usually look for any reason not to claim things through the warrenty. I tried to find out from vwsa but they give me vague answers regarding this. I have read that you are allowed to stay within the 29 inch range as the spare wheel is also around 29 inch. I would like to fit 265/60/18 which is about 31 inch but would not like this to affect any of the warrenties.
How did the 265/60 R18 tires fit? I am assuming they were no trouble. Only .75" wider and 1.5" taller. Please let me know what you found. Thanks!
 

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It appears from past posts that 265/60 R18 or a 265/65 R18 will fit in the fenderwell and not rub during suspension travel. Has anyone gone to the max size limits and rubbed the tire? What tire size is the max amount for width and height? Thanks
 

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It appears from past posts that 265/60 R18 or a 265/65 R18 will fit in the fenderwell and not rub during suspension travel. Has anyone gone to the max size limits and rubbed the tire? What tire size is the max amount for width and height? Thanks
My set up rubs very slightly at full lock turns.. actually not full lock, have a turn back from full lock

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Hi there, I’m new here. Have a question about the lug bolt fitment and if the stock worked on these Method wheels. Thanks!
 

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Mounted 275/55r20 to factory wheel. Measures 31.9”, for the naysayers. No fitment issues whatsoever. Discount Tire initially refused to even attempt to mount them claiming they would not fit. The shop guys saying this were all of 17-19 years old. Told them to do it anyhow. The look on their faces when I drove away without any rubbing problems..

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Having my tyre place attempt to put some 31.9's on next week. I hope Ncburch you're right, as I had ordered the 265/50s but then I came across your post and it looks so much better with more clearance so I thought I may as well give it a go. Will let ya'll know if the 31.9 inches fit, for confirmation.
 

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Having my tyre place attempt to put some 31.9's on next week. I hope Ncburch you're right, as I had ordered the 265/50s but then I came across your post and it looks so much better with more clearance so I thought I may as well give it a go. Will let ya'll know if the 31.9 inches fit, for confirmation.
I'm nearing 5k miles on my 275/55r20 Wildpeak's. Can confirm again no issues with stock offset. No spacers or suspension mods.
 

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Thanks mate.
I'm nearing 5k miles on my 275/55r20 Wildpeak's. Can confirm again no issues with stock offset. No spacers or suspension mods.
Thanks for confirming. Just found out that it's illegal to increase tyre diameter by more than 15mm here in Aus, so I can't even run the 265/50's either, thanks anyway.
 

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Thanks mate.

Thanks for confirming. Just found out that it's illegal to increase tyre diameter by more than 15mm here in Aus, so I can't even run the 265/50's either, thanks anyway.
That's not right mate.

You will find your Touareg is classified as "MC" being the classification as being a 4WD not a passanger vehicle, which allows a 50mm increase (relying on memory here) not the 15mm for non 4WD vehicles.
I could find the link for you but you should do a search yourself and you will find quite a long discussion on this subject some 8 years ago confirming this.

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Oh wow thanks for clearing that up TonyB, got into trouble back in WA for larger tyres on the bmw x5 and it was because it was "All Wheel Drive" and not 4x4 as the cop asked, the link you provided shows the X5 is indeed an MA and not MC, whilst the touareg is MC, cop made it sound like only true 4x4's are MC, I shoulda had a better google. Thanks mate looks like I'm picking up the 265/50's as the 270/55's will increase the diameter by 50-something-mm which would be legal here in NSW but not in QLD when I move up. Thanks for the spoonfeed Tony, really I shoulda researched better.
 

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Anyone out there knows if 285 width tires would fit with +60 offset (stock)? I am interested in mounting 285/50/20 on 20x9 ET60 wheels. T3, No air suspension.

I saw the post by JCstomper with his 285/50/20 on ET45. Looks great, not sure about clearance.
 

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Anyone out there knows if 285 width tires would fit with +60 offset (stock)? I am interested in mounting 285/50/20 on 20x9 ET60 wheels. T3, No air suspension.

I saw the post by JCstomper with his 285/50/20 on ET45. Looks great, not sure about clearance.
You might be tight on shock/spring clearance

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