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18's Or 19's So confused HELP!!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by grchmason, Feb 9, 2014.

  1. grchmason

    grchmason Active Member

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    Hi Guys

    About to order some BBS CK or CH wheel set for the S3 but so undesided as to order 18's or 19's I really don't want to lose comfort but the 18's look small and 19's perfect Ahhhhhh!!!!!!!!!

    Cheers
     
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    JJ.Foulds Well-Known Member

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    if your forking out on genuines, you mayaswell have it looking good!

    Man up!
     
  4. A3-black

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    It has to be 19's, 18's just don't look anywhere near as good!

    I've got my eye in a set of 19' BBS CK myself.
     
  5. grchmason

    grchmason Active Member

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    I know I know!!!!!!!!

    But my old age and moaning MRS is getting the better of me NOT!! LOL!!!! Thats why I asked I sort of new 19's but had to be sure!

    To be fair the S3 only does around 1000k a year so it's a no brainer ahhhh lol

    Cheers
     
  6. Mr. B

    Mr. B English...not so good

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    18's don't look that small if you fit 215 tyres, almost hard to tell
     
  7. Dave-S3

    Dave-S3 Active Member

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    19 if you can afford it, tyres aren't that much more than 18's. Id probably have 18's though, the ride is harsh as it is, i don't want it worse lol.
     
  8. grchmason

    grchmason Active Member

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    Thats what I mean Dave does a single inch really make that much diffference ?????
     
  9. Taroni

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    Go for the 19s , I ran 20s on my Bmw and I didn't think the ride quality changed at all
     
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    With BBS if you could go for 19's they look better as 18's look bit small unless you go with stretched/low profile rubber
     
  11. Dave-S3

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    From what I've heard, yeah lol.

    However 19" CK's will look amazing on an S3 :p
     
  12. grchmason

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    Yeah Dave Your coming from a Womens point of view hey LOL!!!!!!
     
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    Sayam Well-Known Member

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    Having had both 19s and 18s on my car I'd say 18s
     
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    19's! The only way the ride would be harsher between 18's and 19's is from lower profile tyres. There shouldn't be a ride comfort difference between an 18" and 19" /35 series profile tyre. Does that make sense? It does to me....
     
  15. JamesS4cab

    JamesS4cab Well-Known Member

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    Always 19s for looks but if you're lowered and like your comfort, I would say 18's. Does this help?

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  16. grchmason

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    Right guys!!!! 19's BBS CK'S ordered from Rimstyle!!!!!!!!

    Picking them up later today, Can not wait!! Pics will be up ASAP







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  17. A3-black

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    What colour halve you gone for?

    It's gonna look the dogs! If I wasn't getting married this year mine would be on order :-(
     
  18. grchmason

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    They are in the building!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

    Mrs will do her nut in if she catches me with them in the house! lol!

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  19. grchmason

    grchmason Active Member

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    FK1000P 4th coat before the mrs gets home :ninja:

    Got my Son here a great little helper and cheap just chocolates and i'm sorted lol!! :yahoo:


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  20. JamesS4cab

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    Perfect. Get em on!!
     
  21. Dave-S3

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    What tyres did you go for? I do fancy 19" CK's however id have to have anthracite :p
     
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  23. grchmason

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    Hi Dave

    Went for the falkens just a tad over £1500 But have them on my Cosworth and they have been sublime!

    I had to have CK'S ! Nothing against the CH'S but for me the CK'S are made for the S3 8P

    Colour was easy as i'm a clean freak the anthracite always look dirty to me :think:





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