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    These wheels on the S3?

    What do you think guys? I have my Porsche Brakes on the front as shown in the picture (its not my car, but its another car)

    I own a 03 Imola S3, so here are some photoshop versions.. Any comments are welcome!

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    It appears you cant have pictures and a poll!!! how bloody annoying..

    Anyway, post comments

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    yeah i like them [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Wouldn't be my choice but they do suit the car, so to get off the fence, yes they are Kool and the gang (don't like the porsche logo though!)

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    they look the Business! ... there has got to be some serious rubbing in those arches though?

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    nup, no rubbing! friend has same wheel/size on his TT, nothing.. its fine.

    The RS246 guys hate the wheels [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img] say it looks too messy.. hmmm

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    loving them brakes! heh - yeah I like it, good stuff!

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    sorry dude ive got to agree with them....i dont think they look right, too old skool for the s3 i think....multi spokes look far better on an s3....just my 2pc worth

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Thanks guys, I'm also tending to agree its a very 'done' wheel and I don't think they suit the car..

    Just wish MTM made the Bimoto in 18", 19 is simply too harsh for our roads

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Me no likee either.
    Just doesn't suit the S3...too fussy.

    If the truth be told, 19" are too harsh for most roads...but it's 'the look' that people want, not any handling advantages.
    I too happen to think that 18s are the best compromise.

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Personally, i think either lots of spoke or very few i.e 5 spoke Rs6's([img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]) or similar, Or loads of spokes. Not too keen on RS4 and the like.. They're ok but far too common. Just my opinion. OZ Canyon II's look [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif[/img]

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    I want..........I want.............I want!

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    they look sweet and on the best colour S3 as well

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Yeah I like them, but I've got a soft spot for "deep dished" wheels.

    I do prefer a more multi spoked wheel with the dish though, like some of the BBS wheels.

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Hmmm [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

    What sorta BBS wheels? I only thing BBS LM and CH are the onyl good ones but cant find anyone with them to see how they look..

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Big fan of the euro look, and those wheels look class [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] Have you looked at Keskin? They make some nice 2/3 piece deep dish rims http://www.styledynamix.co.uk/keskin.html

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    DON'T DO IT!!!!!!

    They look shockingly bad mate! Its as if they have just come off an old MK2 Escort Wideboy XR Thingy Turbo or something. They are a bit D.I.S.C.O.

    Still, paint a few flames up the wings and doors, add a roof mounted A-Team Van roof spoiler and you could bring them into line!

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif[/img]

    (Sorry to anyone that has them fitted already. I'm sure they look much better in real life!)


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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Ill check the link, thanks

    hehehe ok, i wont be doing it [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

    XXX18T has them on his A3 [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

    They look good on my mates TT but the other cars ive seen (S3s and A3s) just dont suit.. look exactly as you claim

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Yeah they look too DISCO [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile_smoking.gif[/img]


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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    Costa,

    Have you painted the side skirt but thats there originally? Ya know the 'soft' bit. Does it crack easily?

    Rich

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    [ QUOTE ]
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    Big fan of the euro look, and those wheels look class [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img] Have you looked at Keskin? They make some nice 2/3 piece deep dish rims http://www.styledynamix.co.uk/keskin.html

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    Didnt have anything really that stood out, looking into 996 GT2 wheels and ill take a trip to the wheelshop tomorrow [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    I dont know they came like that from the factory [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

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    I dont know they came like that from the factory [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    D'oH!!! Cheers anyway dude!

    Rich [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?


    No offence meant to XXX 1.8T!

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    Re: These wheels on the S3?

    None taken mate [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

    All the car mags here want my bay in their mags so it must look ok [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img] And turns heads wherever I go

    We all have differnt tastes and I love the german look of Dished rims....

    Here in Oz we mainly get the crap wheels from Japan and US on cars s they freak when they see mine

    Its all good [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif[/img]

 

 

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