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    Can you tell if BBS CH wheels are the real deal??

    Ive been looking for a second set of wheels to fit some softer rubber on for a while now and ive been offered a set of "BBS CH" wheels. he says they are the real deal but they cam with the car...
    He is a mate so isnt realy trying to pull the wool over my eyes. At the price he is asking they would be a steel if they are real.

    Is there any way to tell? Anything the real ones have that the fakes dont?
    Noggy Blue 2001 S3

    I ask questions because i change my mind so much. If i ask questions you have already covered... just leave it be?

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    Check the back of them and they should have BBS stamped in them I think!

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    This is true. They have bbs stamped and couple other markings on inside of rim. My BMW bbs lm had four weird markings and bbs but were replicas and staggered , just good replicas!

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    The 'motorsport' lettering will be the give away:

    Geniune:







    Fake:





    Have a read through this and you'll find all you need to know!

    The Definitive BBS CH/CO/RE Reference Thread - VW GTI Forum / VW Rabbit Forum / VW R32 Forum / VW Golf Forum - Golfmkv.com
    '02 Audi S3 - 270bhp / 283lb ft - SOLD
    '08 BMW 135i - 306bhp / 295lb ft
    '12 VW Golf GTD 170 - 168bhp / 258lb ft


 

 

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