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    18s or 19s (RS6)

    I have recently ordered my car with the 18inch RS6 style alloys, however i am reading alot on here that they only look good in 19 do you think it will be worth selling them when the car arrives and buying some 19inch reps ? what is the best size to go with performance wise ?

    what do you guys think of the below either on brilliant black or ibis white

    http://www.alloywheels.com/product.a...archSize=19%22
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    If you're after performance, then the smaller the wheel, the better the acceleration

    However, can't beat a set of 19's
    Currently driving a 55 plate Ford Mondeo ST. But as Arnie once said...


    I'll be back!!!

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    Those in the link would look good on either colour but great on Ibis.

    The 18s are supposed to be a better ride but 19s do look better if the cars lowered too! All personal choice.

    Not sure i'd want to sell originals for reps though!

    Good look choosing!


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    I may just stick with the 18 RS6s then and get them powder coated in black for my Brilliant Black A3 and go with the others on my partners ibis white A3 + do you think they would look better in a gloss finish ?
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Gloss is always a good look!!!


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    Gloss it is then
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Gloss it is then - any wheels you would recommend (18or19) im going for the stealth look so black on black everything...
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Depends what look you're going for tbh

    Whether you want to keep it OEM or not
    Currently driving a 55 plate Ford Mondeo ST. But as Arnie once said...


    I'll be back!!!

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    For the wheels im open to anything that looks good...
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by will-i-a-m View Post
    For the wheels im open to anything that looks good...


    Nice and specific there..........not
    Currently driving a 55 plate Ford Mondeo ST. But as Arnie once said...


    I'll be back!!!

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    This thread has some stunning wheels that were refurbed! Absolutley love them, just my opinion

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthr...chromed-bbs-ch


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    I will most likely not stay OEM + sarah in turn i love those wheels also
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarah's A3 View Post
    This thread has some stunning wheels that were refurbed! Absolutley love them, just my opinion

    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthr...chromed-bbs-ch
    haha ive got a surprise finish comming that i think will compliment my s3 and my a3 well, if only i thought of it when i origionally bought the wheels


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    I've got 2 sets of BBS splits for sale

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    pics and prices mate? pm if you want i might consider once the last of the s3 is paid


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    Type 19" Audi BBS into ebay, and you'll find out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    I've got 2 sets of BBS splits for sale
    PM Prices and pics pls!


    ok, found them!
    Last edited by Sarah's A3; 20th May 2010 at 20:10.


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    they both on ebay type in what i wrote above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by N8 View Post
    they both on ebay type in what i wrote above.

    Yup as said above, had found them thanks and theres 3 sets on there!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by P5SND View Post
    haha ive got a surprise finish comming that i think will compliment my s3 and my a3 well, if only i thought of it when i origionally bought the wheels
    Have you now Phil!!! You're getting like Scottie with your teasing lol!


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    Quote Originally Posted by will-i-a-m View Post
    I will most likely not stay OEM + sarah in turn i love those wheels also
    Try to get OEM first if you can or make sure the reps are good quality! and yeh they are stunning arnt they!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sarah's A3 View Post
    Have you now Phil!!! You're getting like Scottie with your teasing lol!
    haha im only teasing cause im not 100% sure the wheels will be done by tomorrow for pics, ill pop round anyway, they guy does a top job like but his dates are unreliable as i can be ill give you another hint youll find a similar colour on bmw bodywork


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    New RS6's or the older ones?

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    it would be the newer ones - i will decide when the car arrives i think - if i do decide to keep them i will most likely powder coat them black and drop my car by around 40mm as i think the above wheels in the link provided will rub if i drop my car by 40mm
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Wow If they are the newer RS6's Id keep them! They are the ones I'm after when I can afford them! 18s or 19s!


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    bleh always copying me sarah! next scottie will have a set, when his missus gets her new handbag first!

    i might trial them but im looking in the bbs family or rocco 19's for my summer wheels, i really liek the idea of rocco's for now, all winter to spend money im supposed to be saving for a house!


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    well i will get them powder coated black then.. see how they look once dropped and go from there, thanks for all of the advice
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by P5SND View Post
    bleh always copying me sarah! next scottie will have a set, when his missus gets her new handbag first!

    i might trial them but im looking in the bbs family or rocco 19's for my summer wheels, i really liek the idea of rocco's for now, all winter to spend money im supposed to be saving for a house!
    Cheeky! Ive had it in my sig for ages that im wanting new RS6s lol! Roccos are sweet!

    Scotties got a long long wait haahaa! He's got a house to decorate first!!!


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    just get a local ned with a paint brush 50 + matls sorted!


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    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    http://www.hotlinemotorsports.com/au...pduqpggbn0dd05

    you might like this too just another option

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    oh dear what is that monstrosity


    2007 S3 PhantomSchwartz

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    | MY10 Facelift | 75% LED's | Sepang Bronze Facelift Alloys

    Plans | LED 3dr tails | BBK Setup | Some BBS | Custom TBE |

    Quote Originally Posted by N8
    Yes, but they are OEM Phaeton Helios alloy wheels, not cheap ****e aftermarket piles of poop.

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    Not my cup of tea im afraid...
    Audi A3 1.4T - Manual - Ambition - Ibis White - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS6 Alloys - Xenons - Black Styling Pack - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel - Piano Black Inlays.

    Audi A3 1.4T - S.Tronic - Ambition - Brilliant Black - Sline Interior - Sline Spoiler - 18" RS4 Alloys - Xenons - Alu Inserts - Sports Suspension Pack - Flat Bottom Multi Funct Steering Wheel.

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    Sorry but Yuk!


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