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    Wheel Decision - Need Assistance!

    Hi all,

    As some of you know I recently converted the front end of the car from twin-grille to single grille s-line. The next thing on my list was wheels.

    After looking at reps then reading up about the poor quality/lottery of reps I thought the best option was to refurb and powder coat my 18" S Lines. This is where I need help!

    Initially, I thought I'd simply go for a Satin Matt Black colouring of the wheels but after having a look at some pics on here my head was turned towards Graphite. As another alternative I was considering Anthracite.... now im not sure.

    I have a booking with the wheel specialist this weekend under the premise the wheels will be refurbed and powder coated satin black... Which colour would you guys go for? Satin matt black, Graphite or Anthracite? Or would you just buy reps?

    Some pics of the car as it stands:



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    MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid

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    either Satin matt black or Graphite as you have alot of black on the car now!


    Mauritus Blue 3.2 V6 S Line Quattro DSG Xenons Sunroof Leather Sat Nav/Changer/TV/Text W8 & Int Light Pack Dark H/Lining Tints PDC S3 Kit '11 Rears Sachs/Eibachs & more... Build Thread

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    Is yours Avus silver?

    Here's a pic of mine with anthracite rims

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    Geordie Racer

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    Yes mate, Avus Silver - those wheels on yours =

    Unfortunately, cant afford me some BBS' at the moment - Anthracite looks great against Avus/your car though - Thanks for the pic
    AUDI S3 2007 Dolphin Grey

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    AUDI S3 8L
    AUDI A3 1.8T Quattro
    8L

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    Lovely car Ju.

    Vortex kit does look good actually
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    Yeh youre car looks great Ju!


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