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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by possyoo, Nov 18, 2012.

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    [Nov 18, 2012]
    thinking of buying some 19" lm reps as they have come up cheap but has anybody had any problems with 19's (235/35/19) on S3
    because im also thinking of lowering the car 30mm wondering if im gonna have problems with rubbing etc. cheers guys!
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    No problems at all mate, so long as the offsets are ET35-20 on the rear and ET35-25 on the fronts on 8.5" wide rims.
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    wicked cheers mate Ive asked him and there et35 he said he had them rub on full lock on his golf might be arches on golf i suppose.
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    Not a problem on mine, they are with 20mm spacers all round. My Audi S3.jpg
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    Not 100% sure, but you might need wheel spacers to clear your front brakes?
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    I got a set of 18s lms on mine that came off a golf front wheels went on ok but rear ones needed at least 15 mm spacers to clear the calipers had 3 people in the back yesterday and stuff in the boot and never had problems with it rubbing
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    what calipers have you got on the rear??
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    as far as I know they are the standard ones for a s3 quattro with vented rear discs
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    surprised you need spacers to get wheels on over the rear calipers tbh. I have 18" 8.5 et25 LMs with the standard calipers with no need for spacers - I do have spacers for looks though
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    my lms have a et 35
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    [Dec 29, 2012]
    Whats the highest J you can run on a s3?

    is 8.5j inchfront okay with 9.5j on the rear okay? or whats the maximum you can go without needing spacers and longer bolts etc
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    Some are running 9.5" all round. I reckon you could push 10 on the rear. It really depends on tyre choice.
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    Ummmm they look quite nice might have to have a look for a set of those if they are fairly cheap to pick up!!
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