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Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Bong Water, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. Bong Water

    Bong Water In two minds

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    Decided what I am doing with my car and I am going to stick to it.

    I keep seeing B5's with merc wheels and they suit the car so well, where can I find them?

    Is it a case of eyes pealed for used ones, I hope not :(

    SWT do reps but they say they wont fit my car. What is the wheel fitment details for the B5?

    Anyway, 18" Merc wheels and a slight drop methinks and a clean look, that will do me, not to fussed about performance figures for now

    Cheers me dears :icon_thumright:
     
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  3. jcb

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    5x112 ET43, ebay lots of them
     
  4. Randomjim

    Randomjim Active Member

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    SWT should have some wheels to fit, if not ebay and second hand ones really. I was very tempted by some merc wheels for a while. Even did a photo shop......

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  5. robbie5

    robbie5 NEVER ENOUGH

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    You're rather handy with PS!!
     
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    Ha ha not really its very basic but looks ok from a distance if you squint lol :icon_thumright:
     
  7. diesel-a4

    diesel-a4 Stoned As Fuk

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    ill try and get some better angle pics on Sat for ya
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  8. Mothy69

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    I am loving the merc wheels look too !
     
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    Mercedes wheels look cool. Have the correct PCD of 5x112, but definitely require spigot rings, as the centre-bore's larger than the Audi's 57.1mm.
     
  10. Bong Water

    Bong Water In two minds

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    OMG thanks for the pics they look so good!!

    Thanks for the fitment info, ill contact SWT again as if I can get reps that are a direct fit and without the merc badge that would be better.

    More pics please!! That photoshop is awesome!!

    Have a looky at this, what you think?

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  11. diesel-a4

    diesel-a4 Stoned As Fuk

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    thats the problem i have, i want rid of that merc badge but cant find the size of it or were to get audi replacements

    Update: the size of the center cap is 76mm and Audi OEM badges dont fit :nunu:
     
  12. Broken Byzan

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    Phil R has Merc wheels on his car, that pic you linked to reminds me of his car
     
  13. robbie5

    robbie5 NEVER ENOUGH

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    Looks great!
     
  14. Bong Water

    Bong Water In two minds

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    Is Phil r the green one?

    They are genuine merc rims

    This is proving difficult, might have to go aftermarket in this kind of 'style'

    diesal-a4, how did you get yours to fit?

    I might look into getting the merc badge removed if poss, machined out?

    robbie5, thanks mate, thats my car and some kind soul on another forum did the shops for me
     
  15. diesel-a4

    diesel-a4 Stoned As Fuk

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    I didnt fit them mate they came with the motor but shes going into the shop for some work this week and ill have a nosey for you.

    the Merc Badge is a simple center cap, it should pop out as normal but Audi dont make replacement center caps at 76mm which is the size of Merc Caps

    Only thing i can think of is to take the merc center caps out, remove the chrome symbol from the plastic,
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    fill the holes with some body filler, smooth off, repaint sliver and them take the audi rings from these.
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    and stick them on to the repainted backing. I have a set of these caps but they wont fit, however the rings can be removed
     
  16. Bong Water

    Bong Water In two minds

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    Good idea man, could work!

    For now I am going to ring around some alloy wheel shops, there are loads around here, see what they have from trade ins etc

    Cheers peeps!
     
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    Diesel a4 that is the biggest sun strip i've ever seen lol.
     

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