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A3 Black Edition alloy request.

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by leecunge, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. leecunge

    leecunge New Member

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    Hi guys, I'm a bit new to this so bear with me. Kerbed my A3 Black edition in the snow last week and needing one new alloy, anyone know where I can get my hands on a second hand replacement as i don't want to pay £450 to the local dealer?
     
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  3. 4NT

    4NT Terminal Douche Bag!

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    Bet there's no many around yet, anyone who's upgraded on theres will be selling 4 I guess. Your only hope is for a car that's had a smash and there's odd wheels available. You need to just sit in front of ebay for a few weeks or hope someone on here can help.

    Is it def beyond repair? Some wheel specialists can work wonders on buckles etc....
     
  4. BlackS3Al

    BlackS3Al New Member

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    I presume £450 is for the set?? Can't you just order one new alloy on its own?
     
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    screemin187 New Member

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    Surely a decent repair centre will sort that wheel for around £40 - £60 if its a typical kerb job?
     
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    Pretty sure there's a single wheel on ebay at the moment
     
  7. martinivw

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    Audi dealers repair alloys,
    I got a letter in just before christmas with repair prices for alloys
     
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    screemin187 New Member

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    Yeah, as do most alloy wheel centres, think a new wheel isn't necessary unless you completely mangled it
     
  9. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    you not been to Audi lately? £450 is per wheel so thats £1800 a set.

    I think they are priced stupidly high to stop people speccing up cars on the cheap.
     
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    Its been quite a few years since I needed a new wheel but can't believe a fairly standard audi wheel is so much now - should of known better though!
     
  11. leecunge

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    Thanks for all the replys guys.......but yep £450 per alloy! Will keep an eye on ebay, then check out the repairs if need be. Thanks again...will let you know how I get on.
     
  12. dc240969

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    Was it you or was it the other half? It happens, mines are all kerbed. You getting any feedback when driving? l will keep an eye out for you as well. Will drop you an email if l find any. lm home on the 17th March.
     
  13. flyjakey

    flyjakey Fly..Jake

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    I have a black edition a3 and i kerbed mine ! i tried loads of alloy repair shops and they could not match the color . As i happened i called in the bradford audi center and asked the guy there.... he had a look said no problem £50 +vat that included taking of and refitting the tyre!! took the car in they put my spacesaver on and told me to come back at lunch time.
    went back then car was ready.. wheel was perfect fantastic job all for £59 !!
    take it to audi mate best place !
     
  14. leecunge

    leecunge New Member

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    Was me...gutted!
     
  15. dc240969

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    No need to worry about them now is there
     

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