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by wigit
Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Polo Blue GT
Replies: 672
Views: 93661

Re: Polo Blue GT

did a trial fit of my 15" steelies today to double check they clear the front calipers (they are for GTI/GT but we've all heard that before)

in terms of tyre wear at 8,000 miles, front are an even 6mm and rears are an even 7mm so pretty pleased and will be rotated after winter
by wigit
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Polo Blue GT
Replies: 672
Views: 93661

Re: Polo Blue GT

i spotted a white more door on the Botley Rd in Oxford a few days, anyone from here?

i'll give an update on tyre where as need to test fit a winter wheel on the weekend and check the depths
by wigit
Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:45 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Polo Blue GT
Replies: 672
Views: 93661

Re: Polo Blue GT

@vc-10 I had one in on test recently, and real-world MPG during that week was high 40s, low 50s. Still good for a petrol car, though. Rich PoloDriver.com mines now approaching 8,000 miles and this is where i tend to be in terms of economy, it gets a real mixed bag of driving conditions and i never ...
by wigit
Thu Sep 19, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

don't give a monkey about the looks, if i want to lust after wheels i admire the 35
by wigit
Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

i want to double check lengths and taper given alloy to steel, I'm expecting they are the same given you use the same bolts for the space saver
by wigit
Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

Winter wheels and tyres turned up 15" steelies for me http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo261/wigit71/Polo%20Blue%20GT/6413CEC7-08E5-433E-9F8D-35A24465608E-1817-00000237B0F2AAB8_zps8a4d5fc5.jpg Opted for Michelins and decided to go for H rating given my wife's driving http://i382.photobucket.com/al...
by wigit
Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Polo Blue GT
Replies: 672
Views: 93661

Re: Polo Blue GT

Finally got to see a white Blue GT yesterday at the Frankfurt Motorshow on the VW stand, VW said they are rare in Germany
by wigit
Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: RCD 510 & Bluetooth
Replies: 4
Views: 927

Re: RCD 510 & Bluetooth

taking my Bury kit out in the next couple of weeks for the 9W7 kit, Bury kit is nice to use on voice activation but want the mfsw controls and rcd integration
by wigit
Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:21 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Polo Blue GT
Replies: 672
Views: 93661

Re: Polo Blue GT

from built to at the dealers was pretty quick for mine, will be worth the wait

testament to the Blue GT is that my wife keeps 'borrowing' it for work and her mk5 GTI hasn't moved for a couple of weeks

still can't believe how few i have seen on the road
by wigit
Tue Sep 10, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

Apologies on the ET front lol

Steelies i have been looking at are Alcar KFZ 7760 15" x 6J ET38, these are German with TUV stamps
by wigit
Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

Would any genuine VW steel wheel fit? Such as these: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-Beetle-6-5-x-16-Steel-Wheels-5x100-Golf-MK4-Bora-AUDI-SEAT-SKODA-30-08-/221275700371?pt=UK_CarParts_Acc_Wheels_tyres_Rims_Car_Wheels_ET&hash=item33850f3c93 on the Blue GT the alloys are 7J and ET38, based on the 6.5J ...
by wigit
Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

the more i look into this the more i reckon i'll run it on 15" steelies, looking around there are 15" steelies that are designed for 6R, am i bad for wanting a H speed rating :)
by wigit
Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:19 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI
Replies: 37
Views: 8677

Re: Steel wheels for winter tyres - GTI

At least VW Germany what 15s fit the GTI/GT

http://www.volkswagen-zubehoer.de/filea ... 2_engl.pdf

Still making my mind up on 15 or 16s
by wigit
Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Winter tyres...
Replies: 7
Views: 1340

Re: Winter tyres...

As said when 7 degrees hit they went on which is November to March for me, ran winters on my 500 and just kept on going