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    Attention: S3 Owners with 19\" rims

    Hey all

    Me again about wheels.
    Looking at 8.5 x 19

    Wondering if those of you with aftermarket 19" rims get any rubbing problems or if this is all ok. Also is it a very hard ride on a 225/35/19 (i think)

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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19\" rims

    Tanya
    I have had rubbing on the arches on one occasion, and at that stage I had 5 in the car and was having it large round a roundabout. Other than that, Ive had no problems at all. As for the 235/35/19 tyres, the ride is firmer but not bad. It can get a bit thunderous and harsh on truly awful roads (heavily pot-holed), but you really don't notice it normally. I believe If you use poly bushes with the 19's and uprated suspension you might be in danger of rattling your teeth out. I have uprated shocks, uprated and lowered springs and uprated ARB's all with standard bushes, and have no problems with a harsh ride.
    If you want to see how it looks with 19's on, there are some photos of it in the trading post as it's for sale.
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    Hope this helps you
    GBH
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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19\" rims

    Yep bril, that helps. Makes me want them even more haha.
    Sorry did u say you had it lowered on 19's??
    I wouldnt be uprating shocks though just standard ones.

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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19\" rims

    Yes it is lowered 30mm on Eibach springs. I can't tell you about lowered springs on standard shocks because I did it all at once. Good luck with your purchase.
    p.s. I might sell my 19's if you want to part ex your wheels? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/angel.gif[/img]
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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19\" rims

    I shall think about it thanks.
    Am really looking at the kahn rs-c 2 piece rims

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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19

    Very nice! Your car will lok stunning with a set of those on. Are they very expensive?
    GBH

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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19

    very very. i have a quote for me of 2k but need 2 get it down more than that [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img]
    really love them.

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    Re: Attention: S3 Owners with 19

    Fair one, they are lovely.
    Good luck
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