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Opinions Needed, Wheel decision.....

DJM1982 May 11, 2011

  1. DJM1982

    DJM1982 Member

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    I can't afford to replace my wheels on my A4 atm but they are in serious need of a refurb.
    But i am undecided what colour to go for.

    I see these wheels on a golf Gti and was thinking of doing something similar with the RS6 wheels on my car, painting the inside of the spokes a darker grey than the light silver of the face.
    This design (golf gti wheel)
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    On these (RS6 wheel)
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    So my questions are:
    What do you think of this idea?
    Has anymore done it before and have pics of what they look like

    Oh i have a black A4 Sline (incase that makes a difference with your decision)

    Cheers, look forward to your responce's
     
  2. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Personally, I wouldn't. They'd just look permanently dirty.
     
  3. razza1

    razza1 Well-Known Member

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    I quite like it...
     
  4. drmole

    drmole Well-Known Member

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    ur choice of course but i think they will look dirty aswell be different they dont look too bad on the golf wheel not sure they suit the RS6 tho
    keep us posted be good to c if u do em
     
  5. lespaul

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    Drive really quick then stamp on the brakes. They'll soon look like that once you've done it a few times
     
  6. drmole

    drmole Well-Known Member

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    :iagree::salute:lol
     
  7. DJM1982

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    I do 700 miles a week in mine anyway so they always look dirty.
    Just wanted opinions on what you guys thought of the way they would look (when clean on my car).
     
  8. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    The RS6 style is one of my all-time favourite wheel designs. The great thing about it is its simplicity and unfussiness. Leave well alone; sometimes less is more.
     
  9. Iyole

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    If anything I would do the whole wheel Anthracite....... Looks stunning on a Black Car....specially when Clean and also
    looks clean if they have some Brake Dust on them.... :yes:

    Did mine a few months ago and had a lot of Positive comments
     
  10. DJM1982

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    cheers for the comments, mostly negative. I think i'll leave well alone then, i'll get them refurbed as one colour, now need to decide what colour.
    Silver or Anthracite??
     
  11. Iyole

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  12. m.a.r.k

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    How about doing the wheels on one side of the car anthracite and the other side silver? Then you get the best of both worlds.

    You can never see both sides of the car at the same time, so you wouldn't be able to tell at first glance.

    I thought about doing this, and when I suggested this to my mates they thought I was bonkers, but I thought it was a good idea...
     
  13. DJM1982

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    they look really nice mate, not to dark and look awesome in the sun. defo a consideration after seeing your pics
     
  14. gphilla

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    I did my friends RS6's in the Titanium finish with matte clear cote and they looked great - i'll get him to put a photo on for you :)
     
  15. DJM1982

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    cheers, would like a look
     
  16. gphilla

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    Already spoke to him and hes on with it - i also did his new DTM's in the same finish and they look awesome !!
     
  17. N8

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    Neither?
     
  18. razza1

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    Be interested to see those, as might be tempted to do the s4 wheels like that...
     
  19. Iyole

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    The matte clear coat sounds interesting..... would be keen to see the effect.... Tx...
    Would also alleviate minor chips.... Hmmmmm.
     
  20. Marrow

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    Cant get pics up at min sorry guys will in morning if you look at thread below I started about my h&r springs theres a link to pics of my old rs6s
    http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/audi-s...-pics-my-avant-lowered-h-r-sport-springs.html

    To be honest pictures dont do the colour or finish justice !
     
  21. gphilla

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    I'll take that as a compliment ! :)
     
  22. Marrow

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    You should mate they look mint especially the dtms you should have taken before and afters they were such a mess!
     
  23. DJM1982

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    Neither what mate?
    What would you do with the RS6 wheels i have?
     
  24. Marrow

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    You should mate they look mint especially the dtms you should have taken before and afters they were such a mess!
     
  25. gphilla

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  27. gphilla

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    Your biased !
     

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