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Originally Posted by Leo_clio View Post
Hey guys. 1st time on here. Need sum help.

Jus bought a late 98 clio. The bubbly sort of shape.

No very little about cars but i want to buy Alloys 4 it.

Wat size should i go for or wat is the size i need or wat aha Im useless at this lol.

Plzz help

Personally, if you want wheels that look great, but don't affect handling or scrub on the wheel arches when turning, I'd change to the size of the ones I just put on!

Go for 17 inch wheels (MAXIMUM!), with 205 / 40/ 17 tyres, don't go for wider tyres as there is literally only about 15mm between the tyre wall and the suspension on mine!!!!

To avoid it looking like a 4x4 (according to the garage who fitted it for me) you'd need to lower the car by no more than 35mm using Spax Springs (these are about 115 on ebay , plus 40 or so fitting) unless you want your car to ground out over bumps!!

Personally I think mine looks fine at the standard spring height, so for now (cash is a bit tight) they are staying even though I'm sure the full-on modding boys will laugh!

Anyway, hope my first post on here helps?
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