How to stretch a tire... and how you don't.
First time we had to use fire to make a tire stretch out.
Stretching 195/45R15s on 9Jx15 BBS RMs.
Didn't work at first, but we got there! (Still not as good as in other
videos I have seen, but hey..whatever! It's fun!)
As more and more people cry about handling and whatever when it comes to
These wheels will be going on a stanced out 1986 Scirocco 16V weekend
It's meant to look good in the first place, handling just comes second.
Stretching tires that much will make the handling in fast corners
worse...normal driving you won't notice any difference though.
On my MKIII GTI, I run 195/40s on 9" wide rims for daily use and meetings,
while I run 215/35s on 9" wide rims for track use (see my onboard videos on
215s will just stretch slightly on 9", stiffening the sidewall up only a
little, giving you a more direct steering, while still allowing fast
In combination with harder rubber bushings, more stiff suspension setup and
unbiall top mounts, etc.etc. this results in an almost GoKart like, very
direct handling...sure not the fastest setup, but fast and fun enough for
Fatal crash Golf 2.Turbo
Street racer films his own fatal crash
Just because you drive a suped up Volkswagen with a bunch of racing
stickers and a loud stereo doesn't actually qualify you to race a Porsche.
The best parallel parking ever!
Watch this car fail very close to death: http://adf.ly/4812306/carfail
and also this man sleeping in a burning car:
Mk2 Golf 20V turbo
Mk 2 Golf 20V turbo. This was 1st day
on road after build and car was hit by drunk driver. Still goes well at a
70MPH roll on.