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Gallardo wheels with gt3 front callipers?? help!!!

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    Hey all. Im driving down to liverpool tonite to pick up some 19" lambo gallardo replicas.... just wunded if there goin to fit over my porsche gt3 front callipers?? ive got 10mm spacers front and the avus wheels clear fine (the gallardo spokes look fairly flat) also got some 5mm spacers to stick on the front aswell as the 10s just in case. Oh and the wheels are et35 offset!!!

    Whats peoples opinions of them??? was thinking of powdercoating them grey (on my black s3) similar to this::

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    Should be ok with them if you have 10mm spacers aswell. If you do need more though i wouldn't just put another 5mm spacer on top of the 10, i would actually get 15mm spacers as this will be alot safer but i can't see you needing them.
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    cheers mate. I cant see me needing them but ive tried alsorts of wheels on. I tried the TT 240 quattro sport wheels on (quite a curved spoke) and some replica rs4 (which i though were fairly flat but had chunky spokes so touched the caliper even with the 10mm spacer) fingers crossed for the lambos!!!! lol
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    i bit of advise if you put spacers on these lambo wheels it makes the steering shake i had this problem wiv mine cause the centre hub on a lambo has a slight canver so when i put the spacers on mine it didn't meet the hub properly the only way you'll get away with spacers are if hubcentric ones and i was told 15mm was the smallest size availible.
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    Hubcentric spacers start from 10mm upwards.

    Damian @ DPM
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    Its a damn good job mine are hubcentric then :) lol. I have 15mm on the rear (5mm flat spacer on first with a 10mm hubcentric in front of it with longer bolts and is spot on!!! so prob gunna do that with the fronts if i have to!!!
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    Nice - hope they fit mate.
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    those wheels in that colour would look seriously tuff.. Let me know if your getting rid of your old ones.. Might put them on my MK4 golf.
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    Yeh i bloody hope they fit un all mate!!! lol. Jus thought id be different as you dont see that many with them on!
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    shy19s, The original avus will be for sale if your interested!!!!

    hopeing for £300 as theres 4 nearly new pirelli P Zeros on there (at £115+ a corner) so theres over £400 in tyres!!!

    Let me no... cheers mate.
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    Oh and i forgot to post up pics from the dodo juice!!! the results were astounding mate and would recomend it to any 1!!!!
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    Awesome.. will let you know, got some other bits to get for my audi first, but i am interested.
    Dodo is on the shopping list !
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    lol. good stuff mate. Still bean meaning to get some pics for ya.... been rushed off my feet this week. Yeh just drop me a line about the wheels. If the lambos fit i may put em on ebay or summat. cheers.
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    Not hub centric then if the 5mm flat spacer is against the hub first...
    Id ditch the 5mm flat spacers, had them on my old S3 and theyre total *****, gave me vibrations and all sorts. Bought proper H&R hubcentric ones in the end, perfect.
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    Picked up the wheels and look mint!! got them to fit with 20mm spacers up front so gunna get some for the rear!! oh also need some longer bolts... any body no where to get some??? cheers
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    20mm!? it's going to be seriousy wide up front lol, was that the only way?
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    Post some pix you nutter.
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    lol. Pix will be up soon guys!!!! yeh thats the only way i could do it! not only that its still about a mm off the caliper. bit close for comfort but cant do much about it! Gunna look the nuts! talking of which, cant get em on untill i get some longer ones!!!
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    im glad you like them scott, i will miss them very much:crying: haha

    didnt the longer bolts fit?
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    Nice to see you on here mike!!!! The bolts i had in originally were longer than yours and still didnt fit. Gunna have a play around with them tonight see if i can get them sorted :) Your mum said you were selling the leon for a bike or something??? by the way your dads bikes a monster!!! lol.
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    i know, i am going to sell my LCR and get a diesel a4, and hopefully get a bike on the road with the money i save on peterol haha the wheels look 10 times better in person dont they.

    i know i have been dying to have a go of his bike :shutup2: haha

    when do you think you will have the wheels on then?
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    gunna order some spacers tonorrow some maybe monday!!! watch out for the pics!! has the standard wheels on the leon been sprayed white??? look good!
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    yeh they are white, dont get white wheels, they are a pain in the arse, only stay clean for 5 mins haha i wil take a few pics of it to show you.
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    Reet guys, the wheels are deffo goin on on monday!!!!!! just ordered some spacers from : http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI....m=300198189485&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=020

    i got 4 (light weight alloy engineered) 20mm hubcentric spacers, 16 20mm longer bolts and 4 longer locking nuts for £150... Think thats well good considering itd prob cost me that for 2 H&R spacers!! lol.

    Should look awesome on 19s with a 40mm widen tracked stance!!! keep an eye out for the pics!
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    Shy19s, would you still be interested in the 17" avus wheels before they go on fleabay??? Where in the uk are ya???
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    South london bro, ill let you know in a few days if thats alright? if not you could always put them up and ill bid.
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    got any pics of the Avus wheels? i might be interested
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    any pics scott??
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    Long awaited for pics!!!!!!

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    There eventually getting powdercoated the same colour as the gallardo at the top of the page!!!

    Just suspension to sort out next to get them sitting right under the arches!!!
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    She's a beauty, like that very much. That powdercoat should look solid and with the drop, awesome. good work.
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    Very nice, the suspension drop will finish it off nicely. :cool:
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    Not my cup of tea mate but it looks very clean

    Keep a close eye on the wheel bearings with those spacers and wheels that bit, puts alot of excess pressure on them, especially if you hammer it around corners!
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    A rough sketch! [​IMG]
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    scott bro... your car looks the fuckin nuts! .. Looks seriously Tuff.. sorry every1 else, but possibly the nicest s3 on the forum.

    Edit: Just saw the photoshoped lowering.. do it! Its tastefully done, amazing what a set of wheels can do. Im sorry to the people that bum those mirrors, but scott.. good Choice! Nice and clean not over the top. Perfect!
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    Shy19s i think i love u!!! lol. Thanx but its no where near as nice as some of the big boys on the forum... mtm's and the likes!!!!

    ibzzzzz, could you do me a massive favour on photoshop, any chance you could change the colour of the wheels in the 'lowered photo' to the same colour as the lambo at the top of the page!!! (anthreacite grey or some kind of grey!!) been meaning to get round to it but havent had chance.... plus you look like you no what ya doin!!!! cheers bud!
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    just ordered some genuine audi centre caps as those on look pretty tacky that are on!!

    I no suspension has been done a trillion times!!!! im thinking of just putting some -25mm H&R springs on for the time been then possibly do shocks / arb etc later just so it sits better..... i dont really boot it round corners so will it be ok with just springs for now???
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    looks great scott, I WANT THEM BACK!! haha

    when i had them on my LCR some one on seatcupra said the same thing about it being the best LCR on the site.

    am glad you like :yahoo:
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    Thanx again Mike!!!!! Really pleased with them! cars still not finished yet and the wheels may be goin a different colour.. lol. You got the lcr advertised yet?? I no what ya mean with them tyres. lol. can get all 4 spinning in the dry!!! dreadin when it rains... lol.
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    what colour you painting them? it really is 1 of the nicest s3's iv saw now. i quite like those center caps.

    no not yet im going to sell it about aug i want a red a4 but its hard to find a nice one. (iv got a thing for red cars haha)
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