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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by RichA3Turbo, Aug 12, 2003.

  1. RichA3Turbo
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    Someone please tell me if they bewlow is correct for offsets and PCD

    A3/S3/Golf4/TT
    17" ET32 PCD 5x100
    18" ET35 PCD 5x100
    19" ET35 PCD 5x100

    A4/S4/A6/S6/RS6/Passat
    17" ET32 PCD 5x112
    18" ET35 PCD 5x112
    19" ET35 PCD 5x112

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    Dude, IIRC PCD for A4/S4/A6/S6/RS6/Passat
    is 5X112.

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    Drill said:
    Dude, IIRC PCD for A4/S4/A6/S6/RS6/Passat
    is 5X112.

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    Oh yeah! thought it looked a bit odd on the page!

    Cheers!

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    Figured it was just a typo /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
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    My S3 18" OEM RSTT's are ET33

    The Replica's I believe are ET30.
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    With different offsets does that mean you can get a "spacer" effect for free as part of changing wheels?
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    A3/S3/Golf4/TT
    17" ET32 PCD 5x100
    18" ET35 PCD 5x100
    19" ET35 PCD 5x100


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    surely the ofset has more to do with the width of the wheel rather than the diameter. although it is linked in a way as normally as the diameter increases the width increases but his is not always the case.

    e.g. if you had a 17"x7.5" wheel with a 32 ofset, surely you would also want a 32 ofset if you had a 19"x7.5"?, as the width of the wheel hasnt changed.

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    Mark R said:

    With different offsets does that mean you can get a "spacer" effect for free as part of changing wheels?

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    yes. if it can do .

    offset is the distace from the centre of the wheel to the hub face of the wheel.
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    [Aug 12, 2003]
    A useful image in this sort of discussion ->

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