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    Standard a3 1.9tdi offsets

    Had a massive fail today, with the tyre on my Porsche wheels fouling on my airride struts. They were 9 inch wide with et 44.

    I put on 8 inch wide genuine s3 wheels with et52 and they are now right up against the strut. I have a feeling that this is due to the high offset and width of the wheel.

    Can anyone please tell me the correct offsets i should be looking for for my a3, or suitable offsets for my car on non standard wheels.

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    i think standard s-line wheels are et54 so im guessing s3 wheels are the same mate
    ​She is back on the road yay!!

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    S3 are 18 x 7.5 ET54

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    S3 are 18 x 7.5 ET54
    thought they were
    ​She is back on the road yay!!

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    So they shouldn't be fouling on the strut then, should they? Anyone know why they would be? Mailed you about this on edition n8

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    Course not bro, and I just saw

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    Not having a good day with this! Anyone Any thoughts on why this is Happening?

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    What air is on there?

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    Rayvern, (which I have been hearing more and more stories about) But think its firestone bags. They are twin donut type. I believe the kit was fitted by the previous owner though...

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    Thats weird you shouldn't have clearance issues on standard wheels

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    I know :S. Wierd. Can the struts be adjusted in position in any way? Steering and everything was straight before this happened

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    I have no idea, this is really really bizzare.

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    Not good . I'll get some pictures after work tomorrow

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