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A3 spare

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by pirateshairyfairy, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. pirateshairyfairy
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    pirateshairyfairy New Member

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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    Good Day all

    Silly question i know but would a 17" alloy from an A4 fit A3 spare wheel well ?????? got A4 17" rims on my A3 had a flat only to find out that spare was Yep youve guessed a 16" A3 shud have checked when bought car but hey ho learn by your mistakes. Car has been equipped with A4 alloys using adapter plates so all ok with fitting and legallity etc.

    Thanks for help and expecting silly replies so no worries

    Paul

    Audi a3 1.9tdi 110
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    Jacko4130 Goodie Gum Drops

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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    Whip one of your 17"s off and give it a try, Only a 2 min job.
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    Yea, it should fit fine mate. If you've got 225/45's on the 17's they'll be able the same overall radius anyway
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    [Mar 16, 2011]
    16 is fine as a spare. As long as radius is the same. May not b legal though
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