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Real or Fake BBS's

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by S3 BUH, Nov 17, 2011.

  1. S3 BUH

    S3 BUH Member

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    having trouble witht the fitment of these alloys can anyone tell if they are they real or fake as i brought them new as the real deal

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    What did you pay for them and where did you get them from?

    I think new BBS wheels are around the £1200 and that's size dependant.
     
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    If they are real surely they should have the BBS stamp on the back of the wheel, and some other manufacturer data?

    Where did you buy them from.

    When you say they're having issue fitments, they definetely are A3 wheels they've sent you (e.g. to fit the right hub) - what kind of fitment issues exactly?
     
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    NICE BRAKES :ninja:
     
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    +1, very nice brakes, you lucky sods (includes you S3RYE!)
     
  9. AidenUK

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    If they are reps, next question is.. Did you pay genuine money for them? If so, someone wants their legs breaking if you've been conned.
     
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    Looking at the pictures I think they are fake - compared to mine, the font is slightly different and larger plus the spokes seem to have a sharper edge compared to the more rounded style of genuine ones.

    Dont know what these are as there is too much of a concave thing going on in the middle of the wheel, edges of the spokes look too sharpe as well.

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  11. S3 BUH

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    have just had it confirmed by the uk supplier of BBS's that they are fakes the writing not BBS stamps, BBS's dont actual make this size and ofset, the rim protector is not the right sort, no part no. on the BBS centre caps, CH003 stamped on back is for a vauxhall 17"

    you can see the fitting issue in the two below photos

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    luckly the great guys at AMD have sorted a genuine set out for me and should pick the car up early next week
     
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    Great news, sorry to hear of your troubles and hope you get the money back on the reps.
     
  13. S3RYE

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    i would spend the time between now and picking your car up, beating the supplier of your REPS with a very solid bat.. CNUT!
     
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    glad to hear it's sorted mate, I would be furious if that has happened to me! Where did you get the reps from?
     
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    cheers warren, can't wait to have a decent set of brakes
     
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    i have calmed down now was a bit angry to say the least haha, not going to name and shame a good friend who supplied them as he got them in specially for me and doesn't deal with BBS normaly so he may of been had aswell by his supplier
     
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    ^^ Did you pay genuine BBS money?
     
  18. S3 BUH

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    Paid £1400 for wheels and tyres
     
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    Ouch!

    You can't wait for decent brakes, whose are the AP's on the solar orange S3?!
     
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    Pokey Pete with them rims :laugh:
     
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    WOW, are you going to report them or take some sort of action to try get your brass back, do you have any options?

    I bet you're major pissed at been stiffed mate.
     
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    thats ridiculously cheap for 19" CH Blacks with premium tyres. Should have clocked that really! PWMotorsport (official UK BBS dealer) charge £1300 for just wheels.
     
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    You sir are a gent! Obviously would never stitch up a mate, but the supplier is obviously a bit dodgy to say the least!

    Glad you're sorted anyway mate
     
  25. S3 BUH

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    have been on standard brakes AP's have just been fitted finally will have the stopping power the car should come with as standard
     

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