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Replica Alloys??

axelfols Nov 6, 2007

  1. axelfols

    axelfols Member

    Hi, Are replica aloys any good? Saw some on ebay that are from italy and the price was reasonable. Is there a catch?? Thanks.
  2. jcs356

    jcs356 Brum brum

    In my experience the biggest problem is the random quality. I'd certainly never buy a set without looking at them in the flesh first. Other points to look for are that they can be quite heavy compared to a known manufacturer, and they are sometimes not very well balanced as manufactured (which means you end up with loads of wheel balance stickers on the wheels).

    All that said, I have a set of new RS4 reps on my S3 at the mo - I bought them for a good price with virtually new tyres. I wasn't looking to buy reps, and I don't think I'd rush to buy any again unless the price was right.

    Hope that helps.

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