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The "Rimz" Thread ** Look here before requesting pics of specific wheels**

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Boydie, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. Ash187
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    Yep... probably on coils... but on a budget :ninja:
    Still not sure on 18's or 19's purely from a comfort view, i dont want to feel every crappy pothole and i drive around alot of speed bumps in London and dont want it catching the front splitter
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    18s and 19s are about the same, not much difference
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    I have heard the ride is more crashy on 19's and i do loads of miles a year... dont want to do my back in and constantly have to fork out on expensive rubber bands... but im still considering 19's as it just looks amazing!

    When i do go down the alloy route i will be fitting coils on first and alloys later... don't want to have the Q7 look
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    Sounds about right ash, nah I wouldn't say crashy. My car on standard S-Line suspension and 18s was crashy.
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    Hmmm... your on air though... just hovering around :p
    i need to start with the coils and see how that feels and then go from there. but to be honest that would probably be later on in the year... got too much going on now and want to do the auto lights/rain sensor install first... and i still need to buy the proper mirror
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    I'm on air now, but I was on coilovers for 2 years Ash :applaus:
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    They are 3 piece RS's. Mine are 2 piece Super RS's and I think mine look too small at times, especially the front. Your right though mate, they are too small for a SB, you can get away with them on a MK5 but not the Audi.
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    Ian i am absolutely in love with your alloys! seriously one of the best examples of an A3 on here... :wub:

    Still waiting to see what N8 pulls out for his new alloys :ninja:
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    X2!!! Hurry up already N8:moa:
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    Love your Wheels mate...:drool:..How much did you pick them up for ? And are they 19's or 18's ?
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    I disagree, the 18"s look spot on the S3, finest in the land IMO.

    Picking them up weds morning! Just need rubbing, then were ballin' :wub:
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    Yeah that was me :). Thanks
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    Any plans for it lad? Its reverse rakey central ain't it :laugh:
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    Hi all, just wondering what bumper is that on the silver A3 in the first actual post and what rims are they ?? Thanks. JM
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    Quote the pic and i'll tell you...
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    Assume he means the BBS CHs on this one, not sure about the bumper though.
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    :lmfao: yes! The first thing is to get it notched and sort the from end so it sits even.

    Grill is now black, got 2011 rear lights and repainted tank.

    Got heaps of plans, so keep your eyes peeled ;)
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    hey guys and girls have been looking for some BBS CH-R's for my car (2011 S3) what is the offset of these ? ive found these will they fit

    Buy 19 Inch BBS CH-R Black Alloy Wheels | 19 inch Alloys | BBS Alloys

    can anyone recomend a good place to buy hopefully cheaper than above link ? car will be being lowered at the same time as wheels going on with KW V1 will i get away with 10mm spacers front and 12mm spacers rear ?
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    Big no!
    Bolt pattern is way off! you need to get 5x112 and offset above 42 is recommended.
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    The silver A3 is fitted with the Votex kit. It was a factory fitted option. I have it on my car too!
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    these 18s?
    that rear shot looks awesome
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    is there no way to make these fit as i really like them and may have already got clicky finger happy and brought them
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    depends what offset the ones are that you have ordered as you will need pcd adapters to make them fit, which will make them stick out of the arch more
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    Sounds good!

    What ones did you buy?
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    [​IMG]
    rotiform forge 3 piece blq 19x9 all around.

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    Works vs-xx 19.8.5 all around and For Sale!!

    Ash.
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    loving the Works Ash... can you get them over here or they import only?
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    Love the Roti's I would of gone red though to match the other red touches on the car
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    Those roti's are nice, seen them on an A4 avant in gold. Would have definitely gone red would have been spot on. Works are lovely too :)
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    He bought them that colour! Give him a chance :laugh:
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    My new Rims

    BBS CH024 refurbished by Lepsons in VW Stone Grey:

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    Last edited: May 14, 2011
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    I meant what offset etc
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    offset is 20 to 56 , bolt pattern is 5x120 - 5x130
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    Thanks Both sets are for sale now! The works are from Japan and were imported a couple of years ago..
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    the offset can't be a range it is just a number like 42, the same goes for the pcd it can't be 120 &130
    you must have had some correspondence with them confirming width, offset & pcd?!
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    have had no email confirming order as yet will have to ring them monday and find out what they are, what offset and pcd am i looking for ?
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    19x8.5J ET48 5x112
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    is that the perfect set up for 19's n8 just so i know for when im buying a set
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    Hi all, Im looking to get some rotiforms and i know a guy selling some and the stud pattern is 5x100 would that fit my 04 plate audi a3? Apparently he said my style a3 is 5x112? ...
    Thanks JM
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    Hi all, Im looking to get some rotiforms and i know a guy selling some and the stud pattern is 5x100 would that fit my 04 plate audi a3? Apparently he said my style a3 is 5x112? ...
    Thanks JM

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