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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Kev_M5KPL, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. Mikey
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    what size are your mercs?
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    They'll be 19s...
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  4. Kev_M5KPL
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    At the point it was lowered on 40mm springs and the ride was good but i got coilovers on it now and handles a lot better and if a stffer ride.
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    Loving the rims, are they on spacers or just running 35mm ish offset?
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  6. Kev_M5KPL
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    nope neither matey the Merc rims are a standard 5 x 112 pcd et 25 lol .. so do stick out a bit so had to get some stratch but only tyres i found to fit 8.5j whcih is 235/35/19 is 215/35/19 will get some pictures up of them..
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    Did you have to roll the arches...

    the stance of it does look good :D
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    nope i have not done anything to the arches myself may have been done before i bought the car.
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    alright mate, saw you in Lincoln the other day (in the carpark on the way out)

    loved the car, you got any pics of it as it is at the minute? Need to update this thread.
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    Thanks for the comment man ,

    i was just thinking to myself i need to do an update gonna do it now.
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    Right then people has been a lo9ng time since an update but here are some recent photos after a damn good clean.

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    Also my new addition to the car my Carbon fibre centre caps.

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    Now i also have all my MTX stuff in and a BMC CDA cold air feed in aswell.
    ( just waiting for MAP now)

    Enjoy peeps.
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    I love it mate - looks awesome!

    5th pic realy does it for me!

    Any pics of your install mate ?
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    no not yet mate aint got roudn to finishing it .. been to busy trying to find work and stuff...

    but here are a few pictures as it stands..



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    Look forward to the pics of the setup when its done! :D

    EDIT*
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    Hey guys just a quick message if anyone is interested my wheels are up for sale.

    PM me for details and price.
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    right then people have been quite busy...

    Front bumper went away to have some work done to it and got a cheap bumper off ebay and had a little fun :)

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    Then got this back :) over the moon with it :)

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    Enjoy!!
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    Looks awesome mate - really different!

    Any pics of it on the car ?
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    yeah just one at the moment...

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    LOL @ the ghetto sprayed bumper!

    nice new bumper mate was worth the wait!
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    Kev are those genuine merc wheels? If so what size offset? Are they 9.5J ET43 on the rear? Cheers Nath
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    Looks awesome mate :D
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    :D
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    They are up for sale matey if you know anyone ??..

    as Kaz219 put up they are 8.5 allround and et 25...
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    Kev looking good! Any more plans? I do like the finish and the red!
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    Thanks matey yeah more plans but money permitting at the moment am doing more carbon and more Red.


    got to finish audio aswell far from finished new battery and bits and bobs to do ...

    and New wheels wanted but need to sell the Merc ones .. gonna get them back finished in Silver....


    Thanks for the comments people..
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  26. N8
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    They don't stick out that far for ET25? you sure they ET25?
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    yeah that is what is on the wheel matey ... and the RS6 i had on before were a 38 and rough measurement give it a 25 offset...
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    Fair enough, just expected more poke thats all.
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    yeah well stretch tyres help take that away and also i do have some camber on there lol... have a look at the new wheels photo of the front that was with a 235/35/19 tyres they are on 215/35/19 tyre now...
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    What wheels are next?
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    i am wanting some CH in either black with polished lip or just hyper silver in either 19 or 18 dunno yet...
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    Check the classifieds Kev, some black ch's for sale, failing that pm Phil @ PW motorsport.
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    Thanks matey will do but need to Merc ones gone before i can sriously think about it ..
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