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BBS CH on S3- Which locknuts?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by PaulAr, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Just fitted a set of 18" BBS CHs (cheers to Spin140:thumbsup:) and as you would expect the studs that came with the wheels are longer to accomodate the different offset.
    Also they have a straight taper on the `seat` section of the stud, where as the OEMs have a radius.

    So, how do I get a set of locking nuts to suit this new arrangement?

    Thanks guys.

    Paul
     
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    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

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    Unfortunately i've just sold a set, otherwise i could have helped you out.

    Speak to Rimstyle or Phil @ PW Motorsport as i'm sure they'll be able to sell you a set.
     
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Thanks mate.

    Did you notice that the OEMS studs and longer versions for the new rims have a different shaped seat?

    Paul
     
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    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

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    Yes BBS are taper seats and Audi OEM are radius seat. Didn't notice that the length was different to be faif.
     
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    Paul - I have the same issue and need some too - hopefully going to try and pick some up from inters.
     
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    if you get a set im after some oem locknuts, youve all heard of mine not comming with the key and me having to remove them
     
  8. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Had to chuck them in with theOEM rims mate or you could have had them.

    cheers
    Paul
     
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Good idea.
    Will probably do the same.

    cheers
    Paul
     
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    its not a problem like ill just buy a set from the stealers but if anyone had some going spare i could save myself a few quid
     
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    You bought Spins, good work!
     
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    Got a set spare. PM me if interested.
     
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    yes mate.
    They look ace if i do say so myself..:yum:
     
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    Nice to see you doing more mods
     
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Yes mate, it is very moreish this modding lark.:yes:

    Just a shame the S3s clutch is so poor or I would be looking at more power. Stage 2+ is very tempting.
    Hopefully I will get a go in a SACHs equipped car at Inters to see what the pedal feels like and decide whether its a future mod.

    This could get expensive.
    Cheaper than buying a new car though.

    Cheers
    Paul
     
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    Its not much different man, you'll soon get used to it, as I drive Matt's Stage II + S3 alot
     
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Kinda hoping thats the cause.
    I have `bumper to bumber` most days so needs to be fairly traffic friendly.

    Cheers
    Paul
     
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    Yeh will be no problem at all.
     
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    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Trying to post some pics.
    Can you not just drag/drop or copy paste into a post?

    Thanks
    Paul
     
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    if they are hosted online just do
    [ img] link [/img]
     

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