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Recommended Size for Winter Wheels on S3

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by beanoir, Sep 4, 2011.

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    beanoir Large Member

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    Does anybody run winter wheels and tyres on their S3 (in the winter!)? Will a 16" wheel fit?

    Cheers :)
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    16's fit yes.

    A3 Sport wheels are great because they are cheap, and oem+ = win.
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    I just use my 17" Avus's

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    Golf V6 4Motion 16's fit over the standard front brakes, I've done it in the past.
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    damo.h DVLA Say it's Black

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    Is there any disadvantages running 18's ??
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    Its all about the tyres tbh.... winter tyres are available for 18's... I have mud and snow tyres on my avus's and they are still 225/45/17's but urinate from a great height on anything in the snow...

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    Expense on tires!

    Budget hard as rock 16's are a LOT cheaper and are pretty good in the snow anyway.
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    I use these with 205 55 16 winter tyres. works well and cheap.
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    Bingo! Thats what I wanted to hear, cheers buddy! :)
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    The ultimate really would be 4 space saver spares. Might try it this winter :)
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    Cheap too!
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