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    What width spacers?

    What width spacers would be ideal on the rear of my S3 once I fit some 18" RS6 replicas?

    My standard 17's look lost in the arches at the moment, so need some spacers, but want them to fit with new 18's as well.

    Would 20mm be fine?

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    Re: What width spacers?

    i wouldnt go so far as 20mm.

    i use 10mm front (to clear porkers)
    15mm rear.

    for clarity, that is 10mm each side on front

    and 15mm each side for rear.

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    Re: What width spacers?

    I run 11mm fronts and 15mm rears!

    Soes the job nicely!

    20mm would be too much imo.

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    Re: What width spacers?

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    I run 11mm fronts and 15mm rears!

    Soes the job nicely!

    20mm would be too much imo.

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    Come on Rich, you must have some pics now?

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    Re: What width spacers?

    Here here. Come on Rich ! I'm waiting to do mine.

    Chris.

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    Re: What width spacers?

    ah sorry I forgot! Yes I do have some pics now. I'll post them up over the weekend.

    Cheers
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    Re: What width spacers?

    You could also try narrower spacer at the rear to aid turn in... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: What width spacers?

    Interesting theory... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]
    I like your thinking...

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    Re: What width spacers?

    ok, here is a shot of the car with spacers.

    You really need to see the car in the flesh to appreciate the visual difference. Pics don't seem to show the spacers off too well!

    Click here

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    Re: What width spacers?

    did the silver A3 run over the guys foot!!
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    Re: What width spacers?

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    did the silver A3 run over the guys foot!!
    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif[/img]

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    Re: What width spacers?

    Nice Rich, still could do with some blinging on the wing mirrors though [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Re: What width spacers?

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    Nice Rich, still could do with some blinging on the wing mirrors though [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Looking good Rich.. mirrors next [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/groovy.gif[/img]

    You know it makes sense [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/ok.gif[/img]

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    Re: What width spacers?

    Rich i'll take your old mirror covers if you go bling-tastic. i havent been able to get hold of black mirror covers.

    i can defo see the difference of the spacers when compared to mine. still not sure about it myself. i know it looks better but i'm not sure about it in terms of handling.

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    Re: What width spacers?

    damn already got ming blue ones [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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    Re: What width spacers?

    I will make my mind up in the next few weeks whether to go for the mirrors.

    And as Joe correctly says, they are ming blue..

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    Re: What width spacers?

    rich - let us know which covers you go for, i'm struggling to find black covers and once i move and have a garage i think just replace the ally ones i had with the same as before.
    cheers

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    Re: What width spacers?

    I actually have a pair of Brilliant Black wing mirror caps spare, but I need them [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

 

 

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