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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by A3simon, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. A3simon
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    I got home for a week so thought i may aswell fit the new wheels 19" BBS CHs

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    im very happy with them
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    And we are happy for you too!
    YAY for new wheels...I'd like to think of it as buying nice shoes for my girl.
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    Looks spot on, good choice of wheel :hubbahubba:
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    look very well. im currently looking for some 19's too! good job.
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    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

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    Absolutely spot on Simon..........gorgeous.

    Few questions, what tyres, 225 or 235 section and what make. Are you lowered on H&R's?. Any rubbing at rear if on 235's ?.

    Thanks.
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    RicoS3 Sprint Blue is the new Ibis!

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    Tasty Si! Managed to give her a clean as well?
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    b19ctr The King of Cannock

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    they look great class choice of wheel!
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  8. A3simon
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    225/35/19 falken FK452s and absolutely no rubbing yes lowered on H&Rs
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    Yep after the drive up to turriff it had to be cleaned no matter what the weather was like
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    CHs look lovely and drop is perfect.
    Jus wanted to know how your finding falken FK452s, was considering getting them?
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    to be honest ive only driven about 25 miles on them in crap conditions so cant really comment
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    ok no probs mate.
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    Wheels look superb, a real classy look, these have been 'calling' me for a long time now, must resist !!!

    The drop is perfect too.

    I have read good things about The Falken 452, they perform really well for a 'budget' priced tyre, I'd opt for these if I went down the 19" route keeping the oem with the premium tyres for any track outings.

    Let us know how they feel when the weather improves, cheers, Spin
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    Nice choice. Makes the car look very slick!
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    CHs are the best wheel you can fit to an A3/S3, proper nice car that is!
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    I'll echo everyone else's comments mate. They look top!

    Chris
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    cheers for the comments everyone
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    crypric23 Never satisfied

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    0 S3 SB, Phantom, Buckets, Privacy.

    PICS MARTIN !
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    I know, ,pics will be here real soon, weather hasn't helped, the car only got its first clean this weekend, I know I'm biased but it's a beauty and those seats are gorgeous, every journey no matter how small is now an occasion :)
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    Very nice Simon , what do you use to give her that wet look ??? Nice detailing .
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    looks great, drop me a pm if youre looking to shift the old shoes
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    looks mega mate!
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    Look's great mate , very nice
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    Looks very clean Simon..
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    oh man every time i see these wheels i want them lol, how much would a full set in 18" in gloss black cost to fit a 225,40,18 tyre?
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    18's are for homos. You want 19's! You can have mine with nearly new 225/35 Conti's if you make the right offer...
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    sweet m8, we'll sort it over pm
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    Very nice, just a bit too common for my liking
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    just got a black optics grill aswell which im going to fit with the standard chrome surround
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    :laugh::laugh::laugh: - Great sales pitch Pete
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    Oi!!!
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    Your lifestyle is your choice dude, I'm not judging you....
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    Hands up who goes out in public wearing tight leather outfits...
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    Nick is this you :ninja:

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    Excellent choice of rim ;)
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    They look great! I'm tempted with a set of CK's in 19".
    Do you have anymore pics from the back/side on? Would help me with my decision.....
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    Bear in mind that the CK's are ET44 offset for the A3/S3 and the CH's above are ET50 offset.
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    Is that 5mm in or 5mm out?
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    CK's will sit 6mm further out. They need to be run with 225 section tyres to avoid rubbing and the rear archliner screw removed i believe.
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    RicoS3 Sprint Blue is the new Ibis!

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    Carl, I can't remember what you said, are your Black's 18s or 19s?
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