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    Wheels won't clear S3 Brakes

    Bit of a dilemma.

    Just fitted S3 brakes. Gone to put new wheels on, and calipers catch spokes, a lot!

    Fronts are 19 x 8.5 et45. BBS LM reps (yes yes I know OEM ftw etc)

    Should I be having problems?!
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    LMs are a pretty deep spoke, and depending on how the reps sit in relation to the hub you could have issues. The problem is more likely due to the S3 having a different hub so your brakes will be sitting further out than the equivalent on an S3, as well as being wider calipers.
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    Re: Wheels won't clear S3 Brakes

    I've put standard ones back on for now.
    Bit of a bummer.

    I could space the fronts a bit, but both sure how much I need. Probably try and borrow some 5 and 10mm spacers then test fit.

    I'll speak to N8 as well, he might know how much I'll need.
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