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    It's opinion time!

    Lady's and gentleman, so do I keep my standard S3 alloys and have them refurbed by my neighbour, or do I replace them with some (replica) BBS CH alloys! I can't decide, I'm genuinely torn between the two! And if the replica route wins, shall I stay on 17's or do I go 18?
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    stick with the standard as reps are normally poor quality compared to the Avus , I am just selling my bbs lm reps at the moment as i keep loosing the balancing on silly bumps . Either spend a lot of money on a decent set of reps and not a £400 set off ebay or stick with what Audi thought best Avus i my opinion . I am getting my 17" Avus rims refurbished as we speak and i am looking forward to getting them back where they belong !

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    I think I agree mate, but you know when you just get a itch to change it a little bit! That's what I'm going through! My friend got a set of the reps of eBay, and your spot on he has problems with his, but he does drive on some terrible roads! Maybe genuine? I really am struggling to decide!
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    If your thinking of getting some fork out for some genuine ones . Worth it in the long run and you wont have to be always on the look out for silly little bumps that cause a trip out get them balanced every time you hit one . When i have a spare £2000 i will look into getting some real bbs lms but till then i am running my 17s.

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    REAL OR NO DEAL lol

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    Ha ha that's the thing with genuine!! 2k is a lot of cash for wheels on a daily I reckon! Think that's why I am contemplating replica, just spent a wedge on having my car repainted!
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    Quote Originally Posted by S3 JOHN View Post
    REAL OR NO DEAL lol
    Ha ha ha ha thats made me laugh so much!
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    18" Avus are nice and quality or your bbs ch are 1200 new . I suppose the only reason i say stick with the real thing is that i have only had bad experiences with reps ,you may have good ones who knows?

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    Quote Originally Posted by S3 JOHN View Post
    18" Avus are nice and quality or your bbs ch are 1200 new . I suppose the only reason i say stick with the real thing is that i have only had bad experiences with reps ,you may have good ones who knows?
    18 inch avus a good idea, so off an A4 with hub adapters?
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    yeah mate , there like rocking horse **** tho but keep an eye out on ebay and gumtree and they do pop up.

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    Well mate, funny your should mention that because my friend has just took a set off his S4 and is selling his! (only problem being he is super tight and will want mega bucks for them) how much do they go for?
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    in good condition £400 is a good price
    Quote Originally Posted by Gregor-S3 View Post
    Well mate, funny your should mention that because my friend has just took a set off his S4 and is selling his! (only problem being he is super tight and will want mega bucks for them) how much do they go for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by S3 JOHN View Post
    Not sure dude, because they remind me of Ferrari F40 wheels I automatically think about the 80's and Magnum PI. What do you think to BBS LE MANS
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    Thats what im selling at the moment ,they look sooooooo good but best to buy a very very good set of reps or real or yet again no deal!

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    Sorry mate hope I've not offended you, do you have a picture of them fitted to your car I can have a gander at?
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    Quote Originally Posted by S3 JOHN View Post
    Im confused mate? The link you sent was for some 5 spoke wheels? I love the BBS LE MANS so much! So are you selling the LE MANS or the 5 spoke wheel that you posted the link for?
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    but mate if you do a group buy with these wheels, judging by the amount of people that fancy a set, it make the BBS range rare!! And these team dynamic wheels common!! Ha ha see my point ? Looks like a lot of people will buy!!
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    Im selling these wheels in the pic mate but two wheels are buckled due to the cheap quality of reps . The link was just a suggestion

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    Your wheels, rep or not do look super slick!! What wheels will you choose next when yours sell? How much are they? Can't you straighten them?
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    [QUOTE=Gregor-S3;1677895]Your wheels, rep or not do look super slick!! What wheels will you choose next when yours sell? How much are they? Can't you straighten them?[/QUOTE

    They can be straightened but i have been through this two times now meaning i have had to strip and repaint as well . These wheels owe me so much money you wouldn't believe it and i have finally had enough. Like i said earlier i going back to my avus 17" meaning no more hole , bump dodging , straightening and balancing issues any more !

 

 

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