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PaulieMB's Mellow Yellow Progress Thread

Paullie Jul 13, 2011

  1. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    Well, I couldn't wait any longer guys, so yesterday afternoon I had my new MTM's and Goodyear Eagle F1 Asy's fitted (19x8.5J ET50 225/35/19). Can't begin to tell you how pleased I am with them, and thankfully there's hardly any difference in the ride comfort, phew! I was worried it would make things too harsh, but Rico told me not to worry, that he didn't find the ride any harder going up to 19's and he was right. Absolutely love the paint job N8 did on them, the Anthracite matches the front lip and rear diffuser really well. Thanks once again N8, you are an absolute STAR!!! :wub: Anyway, enough chat, here are the pics. I apologise for the car being dirty and the light was starting to fade, but I will get better ones up when it's had a good clean. :wub: xx

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  2. J8Y PW

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    The car is dirty? Come on Paulie! :wub:

    They look stunning, top work by N8!
     
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  3. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Oh my lord, they look the shizza!

    Perfect, just perfect. i love 'em! Great job love!

    I think I've had a trouser accident!
     
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  4. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    Insides of the wheel arches are totally mingin, lol! :laugh: xx
     
  5. Ash187

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    OMG!
    hang on while i just go the bathroom and clean myself up :wub:
     
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  6. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    :laugh: Thanks Hunny, really chuffed you like them :wub: xx
     
  7. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    :laugh: :wub: xx
     
  8. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Some rims work well on some cars, and not on others. I've never seen the MTM's look bad on any Audi of any age.

    They just look sharp, clean, unfussy and are a timeless design.

    The only reason I'd chose the RS3's over these is because after years of cleaning muti-spoke rims I'm now officially a lazy b*****d who detests cleaning wheels / tyres. However your coats of collinite and jetseal should make it much much easier. The colour looks so crisp against the yellow.
     
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  9. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    I know exactly what you mean about the cleaning of certain wheels, ..that's why I've never gone for Speedlines as much as I love the look of them! Have to say, compared to the 18" CK's the MTM's are going to be a breeze to clean as there is way more space between the spokes, though it won't be me who'll be keeping them shiny anyway. lol. :laugh: :wub: xx
     
  10. warren_S5

    warren_S5 Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    Mine's not that well trained! Maybe if I can massage the rigamortis out of her she could try holding a wheel brush (if I can manage to prize the sky remote from her paws!)
     
  11. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    Tsk, tsk :no: :laugh: xx
     
  12. S3LVX

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    Beautiful. Loving the MTM's :hubbahubba:
     
  13. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    Thanks Fella! :wub: xx
     
  14. HIGGINS

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    When i look at the wheels i cant decide if i like them or not because on a car as good as this whatever wheels you fit they will look good :wub:
     
  15. Baffles

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    Great work Paulie, beautiful car :icon_thumright:
     
  16. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    Lol, well I'm glad you like the car Dude, regardless of how you feel about the new wheels :icon_thumright: :wub: xx
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2012
  17. HIGGINS

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    I love everything about the car :wub: its been done perfectly!

    Only thing i don't like is the wind deflectors but each to there own haha
     
  18. Paullie

    Paullie Banana Menace! VCDS Map User

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    Many thanks, Sweetie :wub: xx
     
  19. Kelza

    Kelza MODERATOR Staff Member Moderator Audi RS3

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    Wow looks stunning ,love it, mtms are looking smoking hot great work nathan.xxxx:)
     
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  20. S.

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    one word - perfect!!!
     
  21. James.Asbri

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    This doesn't help my unhealthy addiction for these wheels! Looks superb!!
     
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  22. Paullie

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    Aww, many thanks JK and S! Glad you like them, N8 has really done me proud with the work he put in on these :wub: xx
     
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  23. Paullie

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    Cheers James. I know you've been a big fan of MTM's for a long time. :wub: xx
     
  24. Shadowman

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    Beautiful Paulie.....absolutely perfect.....you must be a very proud lady :)

    That N8 does do a proper job doesn't he !
     
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  25. slade777

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    WOW!!!! That is all :).
     
  26. S3RYE

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    AWESOME! that is all....
     
  27. poli84

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    Oh my God!!
    I've always liked these wheels but never loved them and must admit, I was slightly skeptical of the idea, but in all honesty, they look ridiculous!!
    I think it's the anthracite finish that make the final look an absolute winner.

    Well done Paulie, well done!!
     
  28. MartayMcFly

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    They look fantastic Paula, definitely worth the wait!
     
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    That looks awesome Paulie! If that is dirty then there is no hope for the rest of us!

    Looks a great job from Nathan as expected. He'll be doing my OEM S3 wheeels at some point this spring/summer.
     
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  30. KemiksiZ

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    Greeeaatt.. May add some 10mm spacers onto the rears?
     
  31. James.Asbri

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    Haha You had noticed then! I will get myself some eventually, I'm toying with the idea of the new one once released but this begs the question; why? It's just a superb looking car that we're all blessed to have and look after! Granted, some are better than others (yours) but with a few tweaks mine wouldn't be too far away (a long way really), side skirts is a must though!!

    Keep going Paulie, words can't describe how good it looks!

    PS Great job N8!
     
    Last edited: Mar 16, 2012
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  32. N8

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    Car looks fantastic Paula, you can pay for good work, but you can't buy taste, its clear, you have that in an abundance my dear :wub:
     
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  33. Phil_T

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    Looks great, anthricite wheels are the best ; )
     
  34. Lund

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    Paullie, can we hear it please?
     
  35. Murley

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    Wow this car is stunning, those wheels just complete the car very well done:beerchug:
     
  36. Paullie

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    He sure does, many thanks for your lovely comments, fella :wub: xx

    Cheers guys!:wub: xx


    Thanks so much, Gerard! I totally agree, the anthracite is what makes it work so well. Glad I didn't go for a darker colour. :wub: xx

    Aww thanks Martin, ..I'd wait for them all over again if I had to, as you say, well worth waiting for. Couldn't wish for a better job than N8 did for me :wub: xx


    That's great Graeme, you won't be disappointed with the work he does! :wub: xx

    Thanks Dude. Not sure that it needs spacers, but you never know :wub: xx


    Thanks Hunny, I just can't stop looking at my lovely wheels. THANK YOU!!!! :wub: xx

    Cheers Phil! :wub: xx
     
  37. Farhan

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    Stunning, Nathans work is stunning excellent finish on those wheels you can see the quality.
     
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  38. Paullie

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    I'll see if I can do a video of how she sounds, Lund. Just for you :wub: xx
    Thanks so much, fella. Much appreciated :wub: xx

    Farhan, honestly they look good in the pics, but even they do not do justice to the immense quality of Nath's work. Every time I look at them my jaw drops open and can't help but shake my head, ..then I start grinning and then I can't stop, lol. :laugh: :wub: xx
     
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    Very nice!! Love how the anthracite sets everything off - great choice and excellent work N8 :wub:
     
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  40. Farhan

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    Want to see this at some shows later this year paula!:wub: Its perfect.
     

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