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BBS on S3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by RacingTeatray, Jun 7, 2005.

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    [Jun 7, 2005]
    Does anyone have a picture of an S3 on the 18" BBS cross-spoke alloys that were a factory option on TTs?

    If you could post it up it would be much appreciated.
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    [Jun 7, 2005]
    Hi,
    If anybody can tell me how to atach pictures i'll show you mine.#
    Merdock
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    [Jun 7, 2005]
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    They definitely look better with the dark centre and polished lip.
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    [Jun 7, 2005]
    Nice mirrors mate. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

    Chris.
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    [Jun 8, 2005]
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    They definitely look better with the dark centre and polished lip.

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    I prefer the dark centres too..
    But the lip isn't polished...it's a satin silver anti-bling finish.

    Besides...polished lips and the salt on the North of Scotland roads, don't mix.
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    Nice mirrors mate. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

    Chris.

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    Again...anti-bling satin silver! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif
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    Excellent - even on the right colour car! They look really rather good.

    Thanks very much!
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    Look good and means that you have different alloys from everyone else!!

    Where about were they powdered?

    Cheers
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    They definitely look better with the dark centre and polished lip.

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    I prefer the dark centres too..
    But the lip isn't polished...it's a satin silver anti-bling finish.

    Besides...polished lips and the salt on the North of Scotland roads, don't mix.

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    i know uve mentioned this b4, but once more why did u have the powder coated centres? something to do with braking?
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    I can't decide whether on not to go for the BBS or the 9-spoke RSTT alloys. I really really like the 9-spokes and had them in the 17" version on my A3. They are comfortably cheaper and also more subtle and "standard" looking.

    I also really like the BBS and they're less of a common sight but I'm worried that, given the car is in any event bright blue with what several of my less car-interested friends have termed "chav mirrors", adding the BBS might be altogether too bling.

    I suppose the other option is the RS6-style or the A8-style ones but I'm not sure about either.
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    Go for BBS! RSTT's are way too common now, as are RS6's. BBS are as good as they get and really suite the A3/S3.

    Rich
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    Look good,what about the bbs rc's ?I'm sure rich had some on his a3.

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    I've got ACE 112's. They aer the same design as BBS RC's and really suite the car. You wont go wrong with BBS!
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    [Jun 13, 2005]
    Wack some BBS CH's on. I love them. However alot of time will be spent on cleaning the wheels. They are a right pain in the ar*e to clean. Espeically the splits!
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    [Jun 20, 2005]
    You'll groan but in the end I happened across (quite by accident when looking at something else) some genuine 18" RSTT alloys with half-worn P-Zeros for a decent price so I've fitted those instead.

    I have to say that they are a huge improvement on the 17" Avus alloys. Really makes the car look A-1.
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