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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Ash B, Oct 9, 2008.

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    Bought a set of rs4 alloys came today which are sh*t quality on these were terrible cost me £650.00 Sending them back for a full refund tomorrow.

    Found a set of alloys which i think are nice.
    Just wondering what you guys think? There second hand two months old they were on the golf in the photos. But you reckon they will look good on my lava grey a3? And not chavy? Or you think there too aftermarket and boy racer type?

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    Please let me know what you think or what alloys i should go for under £1000...Thanks
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    I think there horrible personally.. But thats me..

    £1000 is enough to get yourself a lovely set of wheels, i'd dont rush into it otherwise your just throwing money away..

    I have my wheels for sale :)
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    Thanks for that jonny....Yours alloys are lovely.
    But i dont think it would suit my car i was thinking of getting black alloys but then people were like no dont bla bla bla. There no rush just would like some by the end of the month lol(ok maybe a bit of a rush).
    PM me some photos of your alloys please

    Thanks
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    I dont like them, sorry. I prefer a wheel to dish out not inwards, plus risk or curbing LOL

    Mind you i quite like the Gallardo's :)
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    Thanks for that...Yes risk of curbing lol
    What alloys would you suggest?
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    What colour is your car mate?
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    Lava grey jonny so its that confused colour not sure if its grey one minute and almost looks black at times ha
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    Black wheels would look mean as hell on there!! IMO anyways..

    I would go for something a little more sporty looking than the bling wheels like you posted..
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    Lol.. I thought it was quite a discreet plug:)
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    Any one fancy doing a ponty cruise there proper bo! (allegedly!)
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    I really dont like them. They look like somthing halfords would stock. Your a3 deserves better! :thumbsup:
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    I'm with you guys on this one,they look ok on the Golf,although chavvy...
    and defo wouldn't suit the A3.

    Shame about the RS4's though,i had some 18" on my previous A3, i think they were 100 notes/corner,brand new replicas from a company in Ireland. Quality was spot on!
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    Yeah sorry ashley but not being stuck up but definitely not an audi style wheel & they do look very tacky, sorry but you did ask.
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    Thanks for that l6on...I thought they looked good on the golf but wasnt sure if they look as nice on my a3. Yes my a3 deserves better and i dont really want to ruin the look by putting some alloys on.

    lol got any takers jamie? And do you mean ponty in wales?

    thanks for that mitch...jonny selling them lol

    My friend today in work gonna send me a email with some different style black rims on my a3 including yours jonny. So will let you know


    Thanks for that...I thought they look really nice on the golf but i couldnt picture my a3 with them on and then thought i'd probably get htem and not like them so thought i'd ask what you lot think first lol....Yeah i was looking forward to having them on my car but the quailty was terrible they seemed really weak and faint colour. I supoose could have a look on another website for rs4 alloys.

    Thanks for that nigel...No need to be sorry lol i couldnt picture them any way on a a3 just thought they do look good on the golf. How the car mods working out?

    good point will have a look now..Found some nice bbs ch reps 18' they look good just about quailty now. Dont really fancy getting another pair of reps and they being sh*t like the rs4 ones.
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    We've got people who have been running them for 2 years with no problems. Only reps we do as they're the only reps we trust.

    Damian @ DPM
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    Damien thanks for that link friend going photoshot some on the alloys on my car...Will pm you now
    Forgot to say the sh*t alloys remark wasnt aimed at you in anyway sorry
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    I've remembered the company...performancealloys.com, if it's any use to you?
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    thanks for that mitch...Yeah my friend just emailed me a photoshop with them on they dont really suit a3 at all... And they do seem like soem thign boy race would have on this 'WELL DONE UP CAR' lol... Lol yes agree need lessons in website design ha
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    Haha yes defo more girls
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    Urrm slowly, keep coming up against walls with parts suppliers, one particular one supplying my optik gril, complete tossers which make end up going to the cops for undelivered goods as its been 8 days now from birkenhead, also S3 parts picking up today to fit as painted, wiring mods are very slowly but surely & had few other ideas along the way, will post when each one done, thanks for asking
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    They look nice but think i'd be scare up here in Scotland that they may not survive the winter salt LOL
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    Stainless steel dish, just polish it back up.

    Damian @ DPM
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    Not keen at all mate, sorry. For a grand you can get some lovely quality wheels. Go for something with that german isometric look about them, nothing too curvy or they just look wrong.

    Sites like www.swtyres.co.uk have a massive library to look at with a good gallery to view various styles.
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    Im far from being a wheel expert but I dont like them rims.
    cant imagine them looking good on anything?
    Definately a HALFORDS special.

    I would stick to tried and tested (and nice) stuff such as RS4s/BBS CH/and BBS `crosswire`style and even CKs which Im slowly warming to.

    cheers
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    Aww sorry to hear that hopefully with the optik grill be sorted soon...Quite looking forward to seeing the car al done. Let me know how you get on

    Thats ok thanks for the site...Will check it out. What you think of the two alloys down below?



    Hi paul thanks for that. Found some nice reps of bbs alloys. So get my friend who taking FOREVER to photoshop them onto my car and send them to me here some photos


    Here photo of some bbs alloys 19 for sale on ebay[​IMG]

    And here some bbs reps 18 of the internet and they also on ebay
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    OR this one [​IMG]
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    Yummy they are lovely! Out of my price range though!
    More really looks like jonyns or buy from dpm
    thanks Andy
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    I thought he sold them other day, they are lovely wheels but expensive, not to say not worth, I'd love them but not for that price, only got about 6-800 which is nowhere near what he wants, but they stunning wheels & nice gunmetal colour or do they call it anthracite??
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    benskin07 - there's a guy on another forum who re-furbs and sells BBS RC's. There's a choice of finishes. Sells them for £575 inc del I think. The only downside (for you anyway) is that I think you'll need adaptors.

    If you want, I can PM you the link?
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    Hi dave yes please if you could send me the link please thanks
    Not quite sure what you mean by adaptors mate.
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    PM sent.

    If you want some wheels photoshopping on, post a pic of your car and the wheels you want chopping on. I'll have a go if / when I get some spare time.
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    thanks for the pm dave....If you could do some of the alloys below already and these ones...And here the photo of my car. Sorry so big i tried making them smaller wouldnt work




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    Thanks dave
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    Here you go. Excuse the chopping skills but it was only a quick go.

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    More to come.
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