1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

porsche alloys on my car how??

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Doyle, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    hi was wanting to fit these to my car can it be done there 19"

    [​IMG]

    here my car

    [​IMG]

    any help would be great thanks Ross :)
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2008
    Messages:
    5,835
    Likes Received:
    78
    Buy the alloys, tyres and adaptors:) haha

    Go DPM for adaptors and you will have to get 4 fronts as genuine rear 997 alloys wont fit.
    Or get reps
     
  4. DaveS3Turbo

    DaveS3Turbo Sepang Blue S3

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2003
    Messages:
    1,065
    Likes Received:
    1
    Won't fit sorry. :)
     
  5. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
    ah you beat me too it, i was going to say cant see the rears fitting, they must be massive!
     
  6. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2008
    Messages:
    4,073
    Likes Received:
    182
    Sure a member on here has already done this.
     
  7. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010
    Messages:
    5,920
    Likes Received:
    29
    Wheres N8 when you need him!
     
  8. FranA3

    FranA3 events moderator
    Regional Rep

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2008
    Messages:
    7,147
    Likes Received:
    250
    he's here somewhere lol
     
  9. sub39h

    sub39h Active Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2010
    Messages:
    2,502
    Likes Received:
    5
    as above, you'll need 4 front alloys, or alloys from a Cayman or Boxster in that style. you'll be looking for a very VERY long time, and it's not worth the extra expense of going new
     
  10. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2008
    Messages:
    2,499
    Likes Received:
    12
    indeed, the smallest adaptors you can get are 15mm so you would still be looking at plenty of poke due the low offset. If you want porsche look then get reps, easy! Real ones only work on the golf mk4 platform as the offsets work out nearly perfect with adaptors.
     
  11. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    4x fronts - 19 x 8 ET57 - 15mm - 215/35 job done
     
  12. Minstadave

    Minstadave Member

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2010
    Messages:
    560
    Likes Received:
    19
    If you go for it I'll buy your current alloys off you, they're my favourite ones :)
     
  13. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    backing out that plan going for bbs chbe 19" thanks to much needed help by n8 cheers

    [​IMG]
     
  14. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010
    Messages:
    5,920
    Likes Received:
    29
    Told you N8 would sort you out!
     
  15. DaveS3Turbo

    DaveS3Turbo Sepang Blue S3

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2003
    Messages:
    1,065
    Likes Received:
    1
    I agree, BBS CH's in black are a good choice. However I must admit the blakc 19" sport alloys on my CS with the low profile tyres look amazing. Rears are 265/35/19
     
  16. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    No worries.
     
  17. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    has bbs gone into liquidation ??

    they expensive:O
    and holy fok that would eat into my budget for this summer and my engine work costing 2 g lol
     
  18. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
    haha now you know why a lot of people go for rep BBS rather then genuine!!
    if you think CH's are expensive, have a look what a set of BBS LMs cost!!
     
  19. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    any good places for reps lol
     
  20. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
  21. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2009
    Messages:
    3,460
    Likes Received:
    68
    too sick..
     
  22. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  23. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
  24. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
    i think they sit either 5mm further in or 5mm further out, i cant remember which way round.... cue N8 for clarification
     
  25. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    n8 said 8j but these reps 8.5j problems ????
    and et50 from n8 and reps et45 problems ???
    god wheels confuse the life out me not good :(
     
  26. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
    haha dont worry does the same to me... why im still running stock wheels lol
    think 8.5j is fine, just means you will have a bit more stretch on the rubber, (OEM BBS splits are 8.5j and plenty people running them on A/S3's)
    the et im not sure, worst case you can always get a set of 5mm or more spacers so they fill the arches nicely
     
  27. FranA3

    FranA3 events moderator
    Regional Rep

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2008
    Messages:
    7,147
    Likes Received:
    250
    dont worry your not the only one who gets confused buddy
     
  28. Doyle

    Doyle Doyle

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2011
    Messages:
    23
    Likes Received:
    0
    whats my standard offset ??
     
  29. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    Did I clear it up now Doyle via pm? Or you still confused? :unsure: :ninja:
     
  30. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
    think N8 needs to write an idiots guide to et's would be a good sticky to have on the forum, would save him explaining it several times a day as well lol
     
  31. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    So Paolo is saying, Audi Sport = FULL OF IDIOTS :laugh:
     
  32. jungleman

    jungleman Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    2,051
    Likes Received:
    42
    haha nicely twisted :laugh:
    generally no, but the issues of wheel et seems to be one that stumps a lot of people, with what works on a given car, maximum and minimum and how the different numbers relates to how they sit in the wheel arch
     
  33. sub39h

    sub39h Active Member

    Joined:
    May 19, 2010
    Messages:
    2,502
    Likes Received:
    5
    i understood all that, until someone told me that 9J wheels will fit with ET35, and then showed me photos proving it - i thought ET44 was your limit.

    if the ET relates to how off centre the wheel is where it mounts to the hub then surely dropping the ET and then making the wheel wider makes it stick out of the arches MORE, not less?
     
  34. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    ET41 on a 9 with a 215 is best Sub
     
  35. beanoir

    beanoir Large Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    2,179
    Likes Received:
    27
    I'm still trying to resist this thread........
     
  36. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    Go on Nick, whatever your gonna say, say it!
     
  37. beanoir

    beanoir Large Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    2,179
    Likes Received:
    27
    Don't make me do it Nath, seriously!!

    No, i'm being good, i'm trying to be less antagonistic, it's my new years res! :)
     
  38. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,167
    Likes Received:
    698
    Yeh like thats gonna happen :tapedshut: :footy::nyah::Flush::shutup2::ermm::wacko:
     

Share This Page