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Alloys
#1
Hi I am new here.

I have a Peugeot Partner Tepee 2011 wheelchair conversion,it has 205/65/15 steel wheels.
I am thinking about fitting a set of alloys from a 307,with 205/55/16.
The offset is different steel 27 alloys 34,would I need to use wheel spacers,is there anything else I would need to consider in fitting these alloys.
Thanks Alan.
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#2
I assume you are swapping the tyres over?

I personally wouldn't drop 10% aspect ratio just to have Alloys.
Silver Berlingo Multispace 1.4i Forte

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(11-09-2016, 07:20 PM)SilverLingo Wrote:  I assume you are swapping the tyres over?

I personally wouldn't drop 10% aspect ratio just to have Alloys.

I am thinking of swapping the steel wheels with 205/65/15 tyres  to alloys with 205/55/16 tyres.
Thanks
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#4
You will require the proper wheel bolts for alloy wheels.
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2012 Iron Grey XTR 110 with lots of bits and bobs.
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(11-09-2016, 07:31 PM)Alan61 Wrote:  
(11-09-2016, 07:20 PM)SilverLingo Wrote:  I assume you are swapping the tyres over?

I personally wouldn't drop 10% aspect ratio just to have Alloys.

I am thinking of swapping the steel wheels with 205/65/15 tyres  to alloys with 205/55/16 tyres.
Thanks

So you are leaving the 55 aspect  ratio tyres on?

Bad idea in my opinion.
Silver Berlingo Multispace 1.4i Forte

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#6
205/55/16 will be ok, they are 2.47% out, I use this when changing tyres about http://www.etyres.co.uk/how-to-change-your-tyre-size/
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#7
i put a set of 8x18s on mine lol
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#8
Silverlingo - have you missed that the old ones are 15" and the new ones are 16"?

I think the 55/65 difference makes up for the difference in wheel diameter. It should be fine. You definitely don't want 65 profile on 16" wheels - it would be huge.

I think the factory size tyre for 16" is 215/55/16. As the profile is 55% of the width, the subtle increase in height makes it just 0.77% smaller instead of the 2.47% smaller. 205/65/16 would be 3.86% too big.

Etyres recommends up to 2.5% variation, but obviously nearer is better.
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