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My bargain wheels? Woohoo

macattax Jan 18, 2008

  1. macattax

    macattax Member

    Just got some wheels I saw advertised in the classified mag this week.
    They are Genuine 18" Audi RS4 Alloys.
    Came of a 2005 Audi A4 S line.
    They didnt come with tyres unfortunatley but I only paid £130 for them, which I think is a good price, what you guys think?

    Specs are 4 x 8J x 18 ET 43 Part numbers are 4E0601025AB.
    They need some attention, 2 wheels have small but a little deep gouges in them not to big but needs attention. The other 2 wheels have minor kerb damage but its mostly surface scraping.
    They came with the centre caps (bonus!).

    They look like these but of course not in such good condition lol.


    I couldnt find the part numbers anywhere on the insidee rim while I was looking at them and the guy didnt know where to look either so I told him id take the gamble and if they didnt fit I would sell them on again.
    It wasnt till I got home and took of the centre cap for a little nosey that I noticed the fitment size.

    So what you guys think of the price + the style + will this size fit my car ok?

    My birthdays coming up soon so if anyone asks what I want I will say buy me a tyre fella LMAO.

    Just hope they are suitable for the bloody car :scared2:

  2. billybravo

    billybravo Active Member

    i could prob sort you some tyres mate :)
  3. Siena

    Siena Active Member

    At ET43, they'll fit your car fine.

    They're not RS4 wheels though - RS4 wheels are 8.5"x18" ET 20.
  4. liam_bettinson

    liam_bettinson Section-5.net

    That is a bargain!! I sold a set of these, genuine and same size but with tyres for £500 with some slight damage too! Bought them for £250 n thought that was cheap! Get a profit on them mate, everybody's got them now so sell em and get a different set with the profits :)
  5. robbie5

    robbie5 NEVER ENOUGH

    You could get them refurbed and sell them on ebay – you'll probably get around £500 as they are genuine. I've seen a set of these on ebay with quality tyres at £1200!!! :w00t:
  6. Markey

    Markey Active Member

    Very nice you could do what the boys say above, or get em on the car and every time you look at them you can think they look fapping nice and they were a bargin :) thats what im going to do with my BBSs
  7. karl7900

    karl7900 Active Member

    Sounds like you got a complete bargain mate. A few years ago I got 17" Skoda wheels that were only 3 months old complete with good tires for £300! Bought them off a tire fitter who fitted and balanced them for free too. I grinned a lot that day :happy: .

    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 20, 2014
  8. macattax

    macattax Member


    Cool id be very interested in that if the price is is right.
    Pm me more details m8.

    Well I didnt mean they are straight of an RS4 but thats the name they are known by = RS4 style wheels (old style) Google it. Good to know that they will be a good fit cheers !

    OMFG wow didnt realise they went for that much on Ebay.

    Lol great minds think alike . I had thought about selling them and came to the exact same conclusion as you did. There arent many A4s with these wheels around my way as most people I know have opted for S4 wheels which around here are the mainstay of the A4 modders making S4 wheels very common tbh.
    so I will prob get get some admirers and possibly people might offer to buy them off me for good money. But I just got a rotary tool from argus so I when I get a few hours I will do a wheel a day and then perhaps relaquer them. I will first read up big time on all about refurbing before I even touch the wheels.
    What kind of filler is reccomeded for audi allloys and any reccomends on laquers?

    Cheers Lads :icon_thumright:
  9. Mothy69

    Mothy69 in gear but clutch slipping

    you can buy 18" RS4 alloys brand new with rubber on ebay for £450..

    a friend of a friend trades/sells them on ebay

    edit: they may be RS6 alloys he offered me..

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