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Postby DankDeathPunch » Mon May 14, 2018 7:40 am

Hi!

New member from Sweden here (hope it is okay for me to be on the UK site).

Just got my hands on a pretty good looking 206 CC and i am looking at rims at the moment.

I am quite the newbie when it comes to rim fitting and i have no clue on what sizes works with
this car, and i don't feel like testing my luck and ordering a set of rims and hope they fit.

I have been looking at 17x7 rims with a ET of 25, although i really want to have wider rims and
get alittle more "german" stanced look. (example image is attached).

What can i do? How wide rims can i get on a otherwise stock 206cc?
What is the limit on rimsize / rim width / ET?

Thanks in advance!
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby Capncol » Mon May 14, 2018 12:56 pm

Hi and welcome.
You can't go too much wider than stock as they will rub (especially on the rear) You would also have to be careful of going up to a 17" for the same reason. I can say you will find the ride quite harsh on 17" rims though.

You might be better asking the question on a Peugeot site than caterers for modified 206's. This site is more for questions on more stock equipment as you may have gathered. We will try and help where we can though.
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby DankDeathPunch » Mon May 14, 2018 1:00 pm

I will look into the 206 sites to see if i can get some info about this.
Thank you for the information, now i am atleast a step closer to get the help i need!
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby Capncol » Mon May 14, 2018 1:06 pm

Good luck! Come back here for more general 206cc info if you need it.
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby MartinMax » Mon May 14, 2018 3:15 pm

While I was shopping for my 206cc I tested one with 205/40R17 wheels. Ride was terrible even on a good quality road.
As for rubbing, there was none as the tire width was kept same as stock.
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby DankDeathPunch » Mon May 14, 2018 6:22 pm

Thanks for the information! atleast 17" is okay for me, only question that remains is the width... But hopefully i can get more info about that on the 206 owners webpage. :)
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby MartinMax » Tue May 15, 2018 12:40 pm

This is a very useful app, as it has the factory sizes and rims.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... heels.calc
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby gazza82 » Tue May 15, 2018 6:10 pm

Some of the sportier hatches had a 17" wheel option.
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby gazza82 » Tue May 15, 2018 6:11 pm

DankDeathPunch wrote:I will look into the 206 sites to see if i can get some info about this.
Thank you for the information, now i am atleast a step closer to get the help i need!



206info.co.uk is a good start. Lots of modifieds on there
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby DankDeathPunch » Wed May 16, 2018 7:28 am

MartinMax wrote:This is a very useful app, as it has the factory sizes and rims.



Thanks! This will help allot if i can get the standard sizes from the get-go to compare with.
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Re: Rim sizes

Postby DankDeathPunch » Wed May 16, 2018 7:29 am

gazza82 wrote:

206info is a good start. Lots of modifieds on there


Exactly the page i have been looking around on! :)
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