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OEM Plus or Minus ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Spin140, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. Spin140

    Spin140 Active Member

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    When I had the Gti mk6 I purchased a spare set of Monza II 18" alloys and had some Hankook Ice Bears fitted in readiness for whatever the winter had to throw at me, seemed a shame not to try them on the S3 hence my question in the title.

    If when fitting superior branded equipment like Bentley Rims we call the process OEM+ does the fitting of rims from Audi's cheaper cousin VW make it OEM - ??

    Not seen any pics of an S3 shod with these before so thought it may be fun to post these..

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  2. Ads

    Ads License to drive

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    Would like to see a full shot of the car to be sure.... BUT going by the first pic I think I like those GTI wheels on the S3.
     
  3. Hanz

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    I nearly bought a set of Monza's to go on my black s3, but i was a bit unsure and didnt want to waste a grand... im glad you've done it because i love it!!
     
  4. N8

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    Fitting VW alloys to an A3 is old news :laugh: It certainly looks different! Not sure it works though. But good effort Mart.
     
  5. Spin140

    Spin140 Active Member

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    I'm not planning to leave them on just a bit of fun but must admit have always loved these wheels - you can buy these for a grand including the tyres if you like :)
     
  6. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    Like it:yes:
     
  7. Spin140

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    Takes me a while to catch up - being an old git :)
     
  8. BlueSpark

    BlueSpark 6th Gear

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    Good effort mate, but i think i prefer them on a golf than on a a3. I love the wheels you had before as per your avatar.
     
  9. Eeef

    Eeef Lord of War

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    If it's not OEM, it's not OEM. Period.
     
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  10. TimG

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    Like it myself! Need some further away pics....
     
  11. nally

    nally MPG the new BPH

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    i like it good set of winters
     
  12. warrenlord

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    Never seen it myself ! S'all good if your having fun
     
  13. Lings

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    They remnd me of XR3 clovers
    Not keen
     
  14. N8

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    Only as old as ya feel Mart!
     
  15. willowsdad

    willowsdad Sideways

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    Swap the VW caps for audi and maybe. Look a bit too OEM for me though. Worth too much to just bang on for winter wheels IMO.
     

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