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    help on some wheel please guys?

    guys i have an issue, firstly i have a 55 reg a3 2.0 tdi dsg s line. i want to change the standard wheel for some other wheels which i like.... audi rs4! the problem i have i notice on some a3's u can have 19" wheel. standard my s-line wheels are 18" and sit nice but i dont want to buy myself my new rs4's and then find my new 19" wheels look daft after spending maybe 800-1000 on wheels. what would you guys reccomend? just buy 18" RS4' or 19" RS4's? thanks people

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    19's wont look daft if you SLAM it.
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    It will look OK but it depends on what sort of ride you want IMHO it will feel awfull to drive and I would stick with the 18's, however plenty of the boys/girls have done it so really it's down to personal prefrance. Good luck :D
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    hmmm thanks guys but when you say slam it? i presume u mean lower the car? so it would maybe be best to just put 18"s on from the way people are talking?

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    Check out the Rimz Thread on here for 19" inspiration

    In my opinion, the car will require lowering if you decide to go down the 19" route. Either way, I would lower the car if you go for 18s anyway!

    A set of H&R or Eibach springs will be sufficient for the job! Just make sure you get the right offset and tyre sizes to avoid rubbing - ideal offset is et50 but anything betweeo et45-55 is acceptable!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marnie2k View Post
    hmmm thanks guys but when you say slam it? i presume u mean lower the car? so it would maybe be best to just put 18"s on from the way people are talking?
    Do you like tight white t-shirts, Kylie Minogue and sing along to the Sound of Music? if so, 18's are what you want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paddy View Post
    I like making daisy chains......does that count...?

    Click here - this is a quiz to determine if 18's or 19's are right for you...
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    Quote Originally Posted by V6Pete View Post
    Click here - this is a quiz to determine if 18's or 19's are right for you...
    Or this
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    ok guys i get the picture
    im definately gonna get some 19" rs4's and i will order them as soon as i get some more info but what i need to know now is once i fit these new wheels to my a3, will they hit the arches or will there be any problems affecting the car as ive been told by some1 that i may have to re program the ecu to tell the car its on different wheels? weather that is true or not i dont know thats y im posting now and yes ........ i know i will have to lower it, i just dont want to buy new wheels then new springs and then have problems with my car some could some1 please assist me? thanks anthony

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    i m selling my 19 "rs4 off my s3 , they were re furbished to dark steel only 1 week ago
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    Quote Originally Posted by gingers3 View Post
    i m selling my 19 "rs4 off my s3 , they were re furbished to dark steel only 1 week ago
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    back off mine scottie haha no ive other plans youll see some gorgeous wheels in a different colour gracing the s3 soon hopefully

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    re furb cost me 250 so ill start at 475 ? offers
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    gigners pm pal
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    thanks guys but i still need to know if i will have any problems with 19" wheels on my a3?

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    You need some nice BBS CH in 18" perfect offset ET50, I have some for sale, drop me a pm
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    perfect off set is 45 , with this the wheels sit perfectly in the arches , 18 " are too small on the a3 , 8x19 et 45 is the way to go
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    anyone would think ginger and spin have wheels for sale

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    no ! ha ha , he only lives up the road from me too !!
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    19"s are pleasing on the eye, but as Pete said you will need to lower it, preferably on coils.


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    19's looks good but the ride is very compromised... depends if that matters to you...

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    how do you mean compromised? that does not sounds very good lol? i am going to lower ofc but so long as alls i have to do is lower it im happy with that ????????

 

 

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