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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by ScottSummerhayes, Apr 9, 2009.

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    For wheel spacers?

    Looking for around 10-15mm, preferably with all the bolts etc..
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    Me thinks these guys may help you out just dandy!

    http://www.dpmperformance.co.uk/

    Bought a good few things from them, fast service they know of what they speak about :respekt:
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    from what i have read the best are H&R's due to them being anodised....there are cheaper ones from Venom...FK racing ones....but they willl corrode easier yet are half the price...youyr choice
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    Just get the cheaper FK ones then pay a metal treater to anodise them for you, it'll still work out cheaper than the H&Rs.
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    i was under the impression that anodising would cost more than £50?
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    I bought my H&R's from the TT shop.
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    Sweet, I've looked at the FK ones. They are cheaper, but do not come with the bolts. They cost about £40 + long bolts!

    The H&R ones come with all bolt and are the better type (bolt to the hub, then wheel bolts to spacer) but are £70 :(

    Seems like H&R are the ones to go with!
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    no the ones that bolt to the hub are a different fitting, FK do these too but theres arguments as to which type is better.....
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    The H&R DRA spacers (bolt to hub wheel bolts to spacer) only start in 20mm 5x100.
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    Really? im sure i seen a set with that fitting in 15mm?

    Im going to get some Weiltec coilovers first, then spacers due to cost. I don't want to space me wheel out, then it rubs like hell once lowered....
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    well first decision is to decide which type you want, spacers with longer bolts or the ones that connect to the hub....

    then decide which brand H&R or the cheaper FK ones....dont think theres a great deal in it to be fair maybe 30-40 quid...H&R ones are quality though
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    20mm and above are DRA, bolt to the hub, anything below 20mm will be DR where you need the extended bolts.

    Damian @ DPM
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    i didnt realise ive spacers were that expensive! ive made my own at work, please i did now, save a bit of dosh
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    They are a bit pricey, but they set the car off a treat and there's quite a bit of second hand demand so if you buy a set you should get a good chunk of your money back.
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    Were they hubcentric ones you made mate? Have you got the dimensions of them as i have access to some large diameter aluminium bar and a workshop with lathes etc etc and shouldnt mind having a go at this myself.
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