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    Wheel spacers for Audi S3 (8V)

    I've searched but can't seem to find a definitive answer.

    What wheel spacers have people fitted to their S3?

    From GNJ's build thread it says 12mm front and 20mm rear, however on their website they list 15mm front and 20mm rear.

    So, what is the optimum width of wheel spacers for OEM wheels?
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    Grant,
    I would go 15mm at the front and 20mm rear, the reason for this is I'm just waiting for a set of 19" rims to be delivered and according to an offset calculator they will be 18.7mm further out than my standard wheels (front and rear) and this seems to be just about right, a couple of mm either way wouldn't make much difference.
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    I put 10mm on front and 15mm on the back. Star design 18" oem wheel. H&R.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rigger View Post
    I put 10mm on front and 15mm on the back. Star design 18" oem wheel. H&R.
    Do you think you could get away with an extra 5mm?
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    It's a tradeoff. Note that when u put your wheel too much outside there will be air turbulence (less aerodynamic).

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    Do you have any photos of your car with the spacers fitted?
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