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out of the box and finally onto my car 3sdm 00.1 !!

ali50ferrari Jun 30, 2012

  1. ali50ferrari

    ali50ferrari Member

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    from the box........

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    into the tyres.........

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    onto my car!!!!

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    will definitely get some proper pictures for you guys but at the mo these are here for a temporary viewing............good or bad choice?

    18x8.5 on front 18x9.5 on rear same tyres all round £900 all in balanced fitted locking nuts etc.......

    yes or no people............im happy so im not bothered but opinions welcomed!!!
     
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  2. MURRAYS444

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    Wheels look nice mate!
     
  3. patTTpoa

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    Wheels look sweet!
    Are you lowering it?

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  4. antwan

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    I've wanted those wheels on my car for soooooo long, but had to spend the cash on other things first, they look every bit as good as i imagined, and not a bad price either.
     
  5. ali50ferrari

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    i can forward anyone the details of the company who supplied and fitted them for me if they interested, yes i will lower it but by the bare minimum, 30mm max i heard about recoiling springs so maybe jus 20mm i really enjoy the ride of bog standard s3 suspension very comfortable, got afew more plans in the hat and slowly but surely i will update this page ! thanks for the comments guys!
     
  6. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    Love these wheels, seem to suit all things vag nicely, try somehow look lkke an aggressive OEM look to me. Love it
     
  7. xs2man

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    Love the wheels. I'm thinking of getting these wheels for my BM.

    Small question though, is your car a Quattro? Will it not mess things up running a staggered set-up on a quattro?
     
  8. Customboy

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    They look fantastic mate what wheels are they just slam the car !!
     
  9. ali50ferrari

    ali50ferrari Member

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    yes my car is a s3 quattro, i have kept the rolling radius the same and tyres aswell so no issues i believe the haldex systems compensates upto 5% so no real issues there had it all double checked before applying this setup.... the wheels are called 3sdm 00.1 .....i was gonna go dark or black but i thought no need to be different so im glad i chose these rims suit the car was unsure right up until fitment!!! once its lowered ever so slightly it will look good!
     
  10. slydog18

    slydog18 N88GGY S3

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    Ali I saw that pic of your car with the new wheels on your mates phone yesterday at Stockwood!!! LOL. Showed your mate that his black R32 has been repaired a bit on the headlights etc. I take it they are both your mates or only the one with the purple S3?
     
  11. Lemon S3

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  12. ali50ferrari

    ali50ferrari Member

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    yh mate they both my friends ! i had a thread on here with his and mine at stockwood park afew weeks back at the festival of speed....yeh its a small world man, i will be detailing that purple s3 soon its a really nice colour! thanks for the positive comments! cheers lemons3
     
  13. thegoal007

    thegoal007 Another S3 owner....

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    looking good. Be very wary of parking near kerbs - looks like you need to get as close as possible looking at the width of your road.
    Those chrome mirrors look and match well with the overall package.
     
  14. ali50ferrari

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    cheers man.....its normally on the drive or in the garage so its lucky in that sense....yh it all kinda matched up mirrors exhaust and front grill didnt do too bad!!
     
  15. thegoal007

    thegoal007 Another S3 owner....

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    well, I for one I'm glad you haven't got dark (stealth) and make one less visible S3 on the road !
     
  16. dingo8

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    looks very nice :)
     
  17. gregor571

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    Looks awesome :D
     
  18. ali50ferrari

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    thanks for the positive comments people i just literally went out with a cloth n wiped off all the brake dust n road dirt aftrr the small spirt of rain yesterday looking at the s3 now kinda making me forget about my e30!!!
     
  19. Roots

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    nice looking wheels mate, who did you get them through?

    just needs lowering :)
     
  20. ali50ferrari

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    i got them through a company in luton bedfordshire called 612 (01582) 592207 hes quite good n very professional service...definitely going to lower it,is it possible i can get 20mm springs from anywhere or do i need to jus have my originals recoiled? dont want coilies becaiuse of the overall stiff ride
     
  21. ali50ferrari

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    payday is coming need some advice shall i buy a badger 5 t.i.p, diverter valve or lowering springs, got a budget of £150 ideally could stretch it by afew quid, so put me outmy misery ;-)
     
  22. s33nyboy12

    s33nyboy12 Well-Known Member

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    Badger tip! Do it !
     
  23. ali50ferrari

    ali50ferrari Member

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    will it make a real difference?
     
  24. Nogmeister

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    Lovely wheels mate, I keep eyeing up the 0.05's! Shame a about the Nankangs though, im not a fan of those. And she definately could use a slight drop now. Sweet ride
     
  25. ali50ferrari

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    900 quid thats wat u gt man, cant really complain they do the job, gotta decide what to do in a few days
     
  26. s33nyboy12

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    I didn't see the nangkangs mate I'd save for goodyears or zeros or at least falken fk452..... Then b5 tip!:)
     
  27. Nogmeister

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    3sdm 0.05's wrapped in Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta for me mmmmmm
     
  28. Colly

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    They look nice wouldn't mind a set
     
  29. ali50ferrari

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    They are nice rims glad i chose the silver ones, 00.5 is a awesome rim man like a bigger version of the borbet a rim, im tryna persuade my mate to buy them for his purple s3, i think im gonna go for a d/v any recommendations out there?
     
  30. JtotheD

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    wheels look good mate would look even nicer if you lowered it! as already been said. as for the dv a 007p seems to be the best choice or now they do the 008 for like a tenner more
     
  31. garuf

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    nicest wheels
     
  32. ali50ferrari

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    anyone got some 25mm springs for me?
     
  33. ali50ferrari

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    so its been about 2 months+ since iv have had the s3, shes had afew coats of meguairs wax and poorboy's black hole show glaze and on lazy days just demon-shine but .....been planning to clay-bar it for awhile so i did, gave it a good wash, used meguairs clay-bar with autoglym super resin polish and finally sealed it with autoglym sealant i left that on the body for about 40 mins while i cleaned up the wheels and small interior bits happy with the final results so i got afew snaps for you guys what you think??
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  34. Prawn

    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    in desperate need of lowering!
     
  35. ali50ferrari

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    tell me about it!! definitely the next step! question is eibach or h and r, eibach offer 25mm on front 20 mm on rear and h and r do 25mm all over price is a 10quid difference between them so not too bothered about that but which 1??
     
  36. s3clarke

    s3clarke Money grabbing s3!

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    i must be the only 1 who doesnt like these wheels :/
    nice car by the looks of things, but i think the wheels would look better in a dark colour.. :sm4:
     
  37. jamieA3

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    beautiful
     
  38. Nogmeister

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    Im with s3clarke, they are indeed lovely wheels, but they look a little bit BMW for me, not suited to the 8L IMHO
     
  39. ali50ferrari

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    thats the thing i was gonna go for a dark colour but i thought no every one has dark wheels now so i stuck with silver, once it is lowered i know it will look better!
     
  40. Matt_tha_lad

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    Those wheels look amazing pal I was literally looking into ordering them myself for mine lol you have a beautiful example of an s3
     

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