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    R8 v10 alloys on a3 ? Should i

    Well at the moment I have standard sport wheels and I'm looking at the r8 v10 style alloys. What are peoples opinions on them does anyone have them or anyone got a picture with them ? At around 550 pounds is there something people would strongly recommend my car is a 3 door ebony black a3

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    I don't think that they will look that good on an 8L... Too edgy on a curvy car, but as I always say - it's your car.

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    As said dont think they suit an 8L, i personally think they dont suit the 8P either mind. Ask some one to photoshop some on a picture of your car.
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    sorry can someone move this to the 8p forum i have posted it in the wrong thread sorry guys

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    I really wanted to R8 V10 alloys as well. Ive got Black Edition so dont think it would show that it is a BE. Decided im prob gna get S3 rims sprayed anthracite like benskin above think they look really good!!!!

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    The only problem there could be is that they have a different offsets between the fronts and the rears, well they do on genuine R8 v8 alloys

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    R8>R8 V10

    In this picture, the lack of lowering, and the small wheels makes the A3 look like a Q5 lol
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    Nice wheels, not many people do it so I can see the attraction.
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    They are the V8 rims. I like them but prefer the V10 rims.


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    Factory: Phantom Black S3, BOSE, RNS-E, Adaptive Lights, Interior Lights, Auto Lights

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    im confused maybe ill just go for some bbs ck how much can i get some 19 inch cks for cheapest?

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    think there are a couple guys on here selling some, but not sure on the price, if you want them new, i think rim style is about the cheapest place about
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    well second hand would do me as long as they are pretty mint not tooo worried about the tyres aslong as theyre legal

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    you would have to ask them, cant remember whos selling them, if u ask N8 am pretty sure he knows whos got them up for sale!
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    Added: Evolve Stage 2 Map, Evoms CAI, Milltek TBE Non-res With Special Tips Now At 360bhp & 385lb/ft, VWR 4 pots, H&R Springs, H&R Spacers, Sachs Clutch, '09 Rear Clusters, Pressed Metal Plates, TT Air Vents

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    i think they could work. the only thing is that i don't think they'd work with your black grille. if you swapped it for the FK S3-a-like grille for the S-Line bumper then i think they'd look really good.

    agreed with benskin tho, get one mocked up on a computer first, then take it from there.

    in regards to the reps, i personally wouldn't recommend them. i've never owned a set, but i've heard enough horror stories for me to want to keep it that way. only issue then is that OEMs are rare and expensive, and you'll need 2 sets because you'll need 4 front wheels
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    I get the impression Nath doesn't rate them much to be honest..
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    The would need to be reps as the the rears are RATHER wide! I think the V10s look ok on the R8 but on the A3 I think the V8s look better.
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    There were 2 sets for sale recently, both sold on here now.

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    Fk s3 grill can someone show me a picture of this please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
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    What are you trying to say?
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    What are you trying to say?
    Yes

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    Yes
    I didn't know you were a woman?!?!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sub39h View Post
    I didn't know you were a woman?!?!
    Thats why his colour co-ordiantion is so spot on!
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    Quote Originally Posted by beanoir View Post
    Thats why his colour co-ordiantion is so spot on!
    Ah, I though that was because he was gay
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    Quote Originally Posted by sub39h View Post
    I didn't know you were a woman?!?!
    He's not, he's really that bloke off Vicar of Dibley...."no, no, no, no, no, yes"

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    Quote Originally Posted by sub39h View Post
    I didn't know you were a woman?!?!
    Quote Originally Posted by beanoir View Post
    Thats why his colour co-ordiantion is so spot on!
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    Ah, I though that was because he was gay
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    He's not, he's really that bloke off Vicar of Dibley...."no, no, no, no, no, yes"
    Thanks guys

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    Arent we all the friends you'll ever need Nate!! LOL
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    Arent we all the friends you'll ever need Nate!! LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    Thanks guys
    We love you man!!
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    n8 could you recommend me a few sets of alloys looking for 19s preferably something a bit oem i like rs4 r8 s3 alloys also like bbs you seem like you know about your wheels. nice car btw.

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    BBS CHs or new style RS6s
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    New style rs6 can you post a picture of them on an a3 I'f possible

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    Quote Originally Posted by Russo2k5 View Post
    New style rs6 can you post a picture of them on an a3 I'f possible
    Car and picture belong to piers90 on here:



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    I'm most likely going for the new style RS6s too.

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    Agree new style RS6 do look good want a set for the winter.
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    I think i prefer the BBS CH to them alloys. what price will i be looking for some BBS CH 19 inch with tyres? new and second hand?

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    for those of you looking at the RS6 style rims, are those 18" or 19" you are talking about? My 2011 is coming from the factory with that style of rim but in 18". I'm thinking I might keep them for winter rims and get 19's for summer.

 

 
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