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OEM offset on 18" S3 rims

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by liam, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. liam

    liam waiting, waiting, waiting

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    Can somebody please tell me what the OEM offset is on 18" 8P S3 rims.

    :beerchug:

    Thanks for the answers which are 18x7.5 ET54.
     
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  3. boggym

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    I'm pretty sure it's 54.
     
  4. JustCharlie

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    yep ET54
     
  5. Boydie

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    For your own knowledge, anything between et45-55 is suitable for the A3

    If you go above et55, you will require spacers
     
  6. liam

    liam waiting, waiting, waiting

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    The other question I should have asked, are the OEM rims 7.5" or 8"?
     
  7. PW-Motorsport

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    Looking on Ekta it suggests the 18" oem wheels are all all 7.5x18 ET54mm
     
  8. Timbo_S3

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    There might be some variations. I had a set of original 8P S3 wheels, which were 18x7.5, ET 56. These were off a 2007 build. I currently have a set of RS4 reps, 18x8, ET 42. These rub -- very slightly -- at the rear on the screw holding on the inner guard, at about 11 o'clock. Not big rub, and only if loaded. A little Dremel work will fix it ;)
     
  9. liam

    liam waiting, waiting, waiting

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    Yeah, the BBS CKs rub at the front on the GTI when under extreme cornering load. But it's liveable.
     
  10. Timbo_S3

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    They'll be fine on the S3....hehehehe! ;)
     

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