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    My new A3 is in UK which rims?

    Well my new A3 has arrived at the Audi Dealer now.

    I have tried to order some new rims for it, went for BBS CH 19" alloys but they may take couple of months to find as BBS has gone bust.

    So I'm trying to find another option to get some smart rims asap!

    I've come to find two:

    Kahn RSV 19"



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    ACE 132 19"



    Which do you prefer and why?

    Thankingyou..

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    Crappy pic of my mates phone.. but this is my new one.

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    BBS have not gone bust - they were in money difficulties but are now sorted but as far as i know have since discontinued the sales of BBS CH - fortunately i was very lucky to get mine in 19" and were made on the 22nd march 2007 (apparently one of the last sets)

    as far as the rim choice is above, im not really a fan of either.

    Kahn's are ok but the ACE is a very soft alloy, i had ace 198's before and they were very prone to chipping and scratches

    why not look into another set of BBS's?

    BBS RS-GT? (exepensive)


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    BBS RX? (same price as ch probably)
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    Yeah I'm struggling to get a set of CH's they have got a couple of BBS loads coming into the UK soon but they don't know what’s on them supposedly so can't guarantee they'll have CH's on them

    Not sure which other BBS's I like as much as the CH's.
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    si - who told you that?

    im just curious cos im pretty sure who said that lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boydie
    si - who told you that?

    im just curious cos im pretty sure who said that lol
    Gary @ Rimstyle told me that on the phone last week. But I'll ring him Monday again and see if anythings changed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DPM
    I wouldn't hold your breath for CHs bud!
    I know mate, they seem to be very hard to get hold of now

    Just trying to looks for alternatives now.
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    Personally I would wait for a set to come up. I was lucky enough to get mine from a Subaru place near Awesome. It took me 6 months to find some. Just be patient some will turn up

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    german ebay is the next best place

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    Im not a fan of either of them too. However as said, german ebay is the best place for CH's. I bought some from there in 19" with Toyo T1-R's inc delivery for £1270 last week. They were brand new. They arrived in 3 working days. I put them on my New S3 which i collected yesterday. I will post some pics later this evening.
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    By the way, nice choice of colour for the car
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    I think the Kahns look cheap, think i'll hold out for the new BBS CY.

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    Think I'm going off the Kahns abit now after looking at them all afternoon.
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    i think the Kahns look brilliant
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    MTM alloys wheels or Sportec

    MTM: specifically for VAG cars





    Sportec: prosche background but do VAG as well



    i think the finish on them is lovely!


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    good wheels boydie.. if I had an 8P i would rock..




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    The ACE ones look quite nice. Not sure what the quality of them is like.

    They look similar to some that you can get on an Audi A8.

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    nice too :P

    id have the sportecs but they are very pricey!!

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    Interesting that the ACE 132's are so similar to the 20 Spoke 18's from Audi that I have, personally I think the Audi ones look excellent, do they do them in 19's I wonder. Were there not any Audi rims that fitted the bill for you?
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    New Oettinger...









    Or the BBS CY












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    There's so many sexy rims out there! Which do I go for my hearts still set on the RS6's tho =/
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    Dude,

    Don't bother with the CH's, everyone else has bought them now, be original.
    The othe BBS wheels look smart, especially the RS-GT's or RX II. Look at the amount of people just in this thread with CH's.

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    Totally changed my mind on both those styles now lol. I've ordered some different ones from above. They are from a new wheel company so there shouldn't be many sets about so will look different

    Not sure if you'll all like them but I'll get pics up when I get them and get the new A3 next week sometime.

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    Those Oettinger and BBS CY's do look very smart actually though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by si_reading
    Those Oettinger and BBS CY's do look very smart actually though.
    Thanks Si.

    Can't seem to find if the CY's have released yet though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TDI-line
    Thanks Si.

    Can't seem to find if the CY's have released yet though.
    I'd imagine that ain't going to that cheap when they are released too lol.
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