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Bentley alloys

doug.p Jul 23, 2011

  1. doug.p

    doug.p Getting There

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    Hi

    I think I have finally settled on getting a set of the continental gt alloys 5 spoke 19 x 9

    Trouble is that I can't find any ! eBay has set with no gyres for 1700 which is way to much really. Anyone know of any more for sale anywhere ?

    Also my car has just been lowered on h&r springs, with this in mind, are there any clearance issues I should think about.
    With tyre choice what is best ? I do not like stretched gyres so what size should I go for ?
     
  2. sidibear

    sidibear Looking for Zombies !! Staff Member Moderator Audi A4

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    Call Damo at Tyreweb at Ashford Orbital Park , tell him I recommended you. 01233 500444.

    Seriously, I know I have posted this before but give him a call, he should be able to answer all your tyre queries.
     
  3. doug.p

    doug.p Getting There

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    Called him twice after my last post on here and am still waiting for him to get back to me.....
     
  4. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    I know you said you dont like stretched tyres but 215/35/19 are your best bet. Try wheel whores or edition 38
     
  5. sidibear

    sidibear Looking for Zombies !! Staff Member Moderator Audi A4

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    I will call him and remind him.
     
  6. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    245/35s if you dont want stetch. 215/35s will stretch quite abit over 9j wheels and if you dont like strretch it will look like loads!
     
  7. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    with 245/35s wont you get alot of rubbing?
     
  8. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    You shouldnt, I think Karl is running 245/45s on his 9j rear LMs with no rubbing and he's down 50mm.

    i have 215/35s on my 8.5j and its a little stretch but for someone who doesn't like stretch and an extra .5 of an " I dont think he'll be very happy.

    Tyrestretch.com - Image Library

    Have a look at this link Doug and see what you think.
     
  9. tyrrelll

    tyrrelll Lukey.T

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    i'm running 225/35/19 with no problems, 100% i'd say go for that bud.
     
  10. doug.p

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    that tyre stretch guide is perfect
    so, looking at that, i would not be happy to go lower than 235/35/19
    would i be ok with this setup front and rear with no issues - on h&r springs ???
     
  11. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    Go 235/35 you shud be fine
     
  12. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    Yes mate it will be fine.
     
  13. doug.p

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    ok guys
    if you are 100% sure
    i know the rear is ok, but are you SURE the front is ok ???
    i will be spending out c£2k so need to get right
    still cant find a set of alloys for sensible money !
     
  14. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    yeah that is smaller than audi's standard fit tyres so there will not be a problem with tyres at all, the wheels being 9" wide shouldn't cause you any trouble but if you had any issues it would be there, not with tyres.

    what offset are they? ET45?
     
  15. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    Buy the Bentleys then swap me for mine... yay!
     
  16. doug.p

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    They are a 41 offset
     
  17. Triple.O.G

    Triple.O.G Active Member

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    They will be fine all round on H&R's.
     
  18. doug.p

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    ok great
    now time to beat a seller into submission !
    oh - nearly forgot
    tyre recommendations and best place to buy
     
  19. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    Get some photos up once they are on :happy:
     
  20. doug.p

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    for sure
    just waiting for my springs to settle also
     
  21. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    Ive got some bentley cgt 5 spoke on my A4, anythings for sale if the price is right lad ;)

    running 235/35/19's
     
  22. doug.p

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    thanks but your are colored , i want alloy color if you get me
    any issues on yours with the fronts for clearance ?
     
  23. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    could change colour easily pal if cash is right, mates got his own bodyshop.

    clearance is fine mate but my car is not lowered
     
  24. doug.p

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    how come you have changed your mind on them then ?
    i would want them back to alloy
    what tyres do you have, at present i am looking at a total for tyres and wheels of £1150
     
  25. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    owt to turn a profit lad, but if u can get em for that price go for it, wouldnt be worth my while changing colour for that
     
  26. doug.p

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    ok no worries, i am beating the seller down and have god a really good price on tyres, nearly there with the cost of wheels
     
  27. D2NY G

    D2NY G Well-Known Member

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    good stuff, these bentleys look really smart on the a4 imo, get some pics on soon!
     
  28. Ritch7

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    pics??
     
  29. doug.p

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    not sorted yet
    gotta travel for them so wont be until next weekend
     
  30. Ritch7

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    ok will look forward to see how they look mate
     

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