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Finally got my new wheels on!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Fast,not furious, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. Fast,not furious

    Fast,not furious Dealing with an OCD

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    After 3 months of waiting,my VMR's finally arrived last wednesday,and the new tyres were fitted on Saturday.


    They're Velocity VB3's 18x8.5. The wider profile tyre - 235/40 makes her feel totally planted,even the missus commented!,and the BF Goodrich's offer shedloads of grip and amazing wear (33k on my last set!!)
    I topped them off with a coat of Finish Kare 1000K wax before they went on.

    Pics were taken this morning after a couple of hundred miles in the rain,so not as shiny as they should be!!

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  2. flying oyster

    flying oyster flying oyster

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    very nice lovely car
     
  3. allyp

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    Looking very nice there m8
     
  4. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    Looks sweet mate, lovely looking alloys.
     
  5. Cyrix

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    They look a bit like the old BMW E39 M5 wheels, they even have the square indent where the "M" badge would sit.

    Look good though and really suit the car.
     
  6. sub39h

    sub39h Active Member

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    nice wheels mate

    you gonna be going down the black/red car route, with black wing mirrors and grille and the like?
     
  7. Lee_R

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    Yeah VMR make a lot of reps for BMW's and are popular in the states
     
  8. Fast,not furious

    Fast,not furious Dealing with an OCD

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    Nah,i like the car how it looks now,although i do love the RS style grills!
     
  9. James.Asbri

    James.Asbri Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    Nice wheels, suit the S3 down to the ground
     
  10. sub39h

    sub39h Active Member

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    TERRIBLE pun
     
  11. slade777

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    Absolutely love those rims!!!!!! Did u get them in anthracite?

    EDIT!!

    Where did you get them from in anthracite?
     
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  12. Sarah's A3

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    Looking great, loving the colour combo!
     
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    Those are BMW M3 CSL reps i had them on my old E46 saloon.
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    Probably one of the nicest looking wheels ever made imo!!
     
  14. Bugsy_27

    Bugsy_27 Vorsprung Durch Technik

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    great combo
     
  15. PaulAr

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    Dressing the tyres would finish it off nice.
     
  16. FranA3

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    its all about attention to detail isnt it
     
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    lovely looking motor matey i love red S3's im stuck between a few wheel designs for my new wheels and these are one of the ones which i liked but in reps not vmr's too expensive for me at the moment
     
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    How much are Vmr and how much are reps? Seriously love the look of them wouldn't mind some!!!
     
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    I love the anthracite against the red
     
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    Same one of the best colour contrasts ive seen!!!
     
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    :iagree::respekt:
     
  24. Fast,not furious

    Fast,not furious Dealing with an OCD

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    Thanks for all your great comments guys!

    I got them from Niche Conversions,and the finish is gunmetal.

    Yup,i know mate,totally agree with you there,i just haven't had the time or weather for it! I'm going to attempt it today if the weather holds out,and hopefully give her a detail to bring out the bling!

    I got them for £980, a three month wait on them though,unless you're willing to go to 19's
     

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