Chris NottJMB Retrofits
Results 1 to 5 of 5
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Dom29

Thread: Audi A3 Alloys cant make up my mind! should i get the replicas?

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Feb 2013

    Audi A3 Alloys cant make up my mind! should i get the replicas?

    Hi all , i have a set of RS6 wheels on my a3 , i need 3 new tyres which will cost me £50 each.

    i was condicidering a set of 18 replica rotor TTRS alloys , i can get a set with new tyres for £580

    So realisticly , i need 3 new tyres anyway so the wheels would stand me at £430 + what i could get for my alloys

    2 are badly scuffed but the 2 are good.

    Would anybody recommend using replicas?

    And also anybody have any idea what i could get for my wheels ?


  2. # ADS
    Join Date
  3. #2
    BigWillyStyle's Avatar
    3rd Gear

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Most people on this site prefer genuine alloys due to quality and reliability etc etc....

    Personally i dont have a problem with reps. Just dont go hitting potholes!

    If your RS6 alloys are genuine then you should be able to get a fair price for them. A price for your wheels would vary but a few hundred quidwould be a good start!

  4. #3
    1st Gear

    Join Date
    May 2012
    I have RS4 Reps and they are pretty much all buckled and need massive weights on.

    If you could afford genuine, do it

  5. #4
    Ultra Violent's Avatar
    Sick & Wrong.

    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    North o' the Border.
    Agree with the above posts.
    Genuine is the way to go.
    Better qualitly. Lighter, better finish on the rims and they will last longer.
    I know the real McCoys can be expensive, but sometimes its worth saving the pennies to get them.
    If you pay half the price for reps and they get buckled or bashed, its going to cost more in the long run.

    I know its easy to say just buy genuine, but IMHO its the sensible choice.
    Its a good feeling as well once you do save up the money to buy them.

    Best of luck.
    " Just because your paranoid, Don't mean their not after you " - Nevermind.

  6. #5

    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Think ill skip the reps then , i think ill just buy the tyres for mine! saves a lot of hastle
    BigWillyStyle likes this.



Similar Threads

  1. Cant make my mind up...Audi S3 s -tronic or megane 250 rs? Advise needed
    By RedDejavu in forum A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)
    Replies: 54
    Last Post: 29th January 2014, 13:08
  2. Seen an Audi a6 1.9 dIESEL - want to buy but can you make up my mind?Few worries
    By matt6561 in forum A6/S6/Allroad forum (C5 Chassis)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 19th August 2011, 22:31
  3. audi!!! main stealers!!! cant do the job-crewe audi
    By vw754 in forum A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19th December 2006, 23:26
  4. audi 80 alloys
    By Alans in forum Classic Audi Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19th July 2006, 09:19
  5. Arrrrgh, i cant make my mind up, which colour?
    By kmpowell in forum A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 18th September 2003, 11:59

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO

Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO