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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3tony, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. S3tony
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    pics off my phone camera not the best quality

    i think im gonna need some spacers.

    any thoughts like not like?:beerchug:
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    looking good suit the car perfectly:yes:
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    Looks great agree with you on the spacers front
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    cheers guys, the fronts arnt too bad but the rears are another matter.
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    Looks good, 10mm spacers on the rear are needed and it'll be :o.k:
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    cheers :icon_thumright: only on the rears you reckon? dont alot of people go for 10mm on the front and 15mm on the rear? :beerchug:
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    They do but i can't really see how your fronts are sitting from the pics. Alot of people also just go 10mm rear, me included, depending on how the wheels are sitting all round.
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    i think the fronts need to come out aswell they look a bit lost. so ineed spacers, longer bolts and a mortgage proberly.
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    If you go for 5mm spacers you won't need extended bolts so that would save some money
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    ...think you will need more than 10mm for the rear.. Ive got about 10mm at the back on my A3 (H&Rs from DPM) and theres still a bit of room for a couple of mm imo..

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    wheels look good though just like mine :yes:
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    I'm sure we'd be able to sort something out for you Tony that won't break the bank! Everyone needs to treat themselves at Christmas time! :yes:
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    i think id still need longer bolts even with 5mm spacers, i would be far to woried drivin around with 12mm of thread out of the alloys. thanks though. :footy:
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    look lush mate, perfect wheels blend in nicely! :)
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    cheers, urs look good too! i was thinkin 15 on the rears. :think:
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    true, i do seem to be spoiling myself quite alot recently! what would u class as breaking the bank?
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    silver do u have 10mm on the front aswell?
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    cheers mate.:salute:
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    I think I have 8mm front and 10mm rear but remember mines an A3..
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    cheers silver im sure ill b alrite wit 10mm on the front eh?
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