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    B5 Avant on 19's pic required

    as above, anyone running their B5 on 19's OEM or otherwise.
    can you post a side on Pic and give me an idea of ride and handling compared to 18's..........bloody brakes don't fit!!

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    Dude before and after shots of the wheels and I raised it 20mm

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    jcb what brakes dont fit?! they must be helluva size, you can get 312's under 16's and quite a few cossie owners have 360's under 18's!

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    Think its the B7 callipers and huge mad mental discs

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    correct, 360mm B5 or B7 RS4 discs and B7 8 pots.
    discs are well within size and I had a set of 4 pot brembo calipers under there but the pad/discs coverage was poor.

    they must only be catching by 1mm it is so close, haven't tried spacers yet, hoping a 5-10mm spacer might give me the room.

    Chris, are those RS6 reps or OEM?
    what is the ride like?
    I am on coilovers already and am worried that losing 1/2" of rubber might shake my fillings out!!



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    I am sure a few S4/RS4 guys have 18s with the RS6 brakes. Must just be your alloys, I think BBS CH and OZ super leggra should work is 18".
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    They are Reps Ed, the ride isnt too bad, on A roads and motorway really good bit rough on bad B roads though fella.

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    I did not notice much difference when I had the 19s on, but they did weigh a ton!!

    I remember having to lift then up onto the loft on top of the garage and about hurt my back where as with the 17s I can manage it pretty easily.
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    apparently there is hope!!
    spacers may do it....watch this space.
    have a spare pair if anyone fancies going large!

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    Wat will it take to get them to fit the FWD model??? I assume they will need soem sort of adaptors.

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    RS4/S4 hub carriers and drive shafts (120-50 all in from my experience)

    bolt straight on, needs discs though as I sold the B5 RS4 calipers and non drilled discs to my new spanish friend.
    discs are 500 new or you sometimes see them on ebay...like I did
    non drilled B5 discs go for 100 second hand or 300 new.
    either way it is waaaaaaay cheaper than the 3k conversions you see quoted.....

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    I'll look into it fella as I think the shafts are different on the FWD models, the ends are different sizes too, I'll look into it and let you know Ed.

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    I had brackets made by quatronics for 130 ish so they can do any caliper and saves changing the hubs etc.
    A4 Avant project now started ! see this thread ! http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a4-s4-forum-b5-chassis/43296-bit-project-going.html
    If you think my post had a usefull purpose please say thanks

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    I've spoken to them about my brembos Marky, hes gonna sort me out when I collect them.

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    according to Doc the FWD inner CV are the same as S4
    only issue is on 4WD as they have smaller inner cv bolt pattern

    for 130 I would rather spend it on the correct hubs and shafts than an adapter

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    I'll check it out tonigh Ed and let you know ASAP, hmmm massive brakes!!!!!!!!!!!!! i like it a lot LOL

 

 

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