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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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    each to their own as they say :ninja:

    i agree with you though :thumbsup:
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    You knows it! I've only just seen the light but already wouldnt go back to 18s!!!
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    [Nov 17, 2011]
    they look like the speedline turinis, picture them in a matte black on an all black a3- want some bbs ch-r's badly but i cant spend 2g's on some rims!
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    Well all about 20"s air'd out in the SB, But 19"s on the 3 door adl :wub:
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    Nah 18"s are good for one thing, a comfy ride
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    and performance. wider tyre more depth in sidewall. they look **** though compared to 19" :ninja:
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    [Nov 17, 2011]
    Hi guys I got 18x7.5 ET54 on today, a lot of aftermarket rims got 19x8.5 ET45 is that a perfecy fit with 225/35 on a S3 2010 SB?
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    if i wanted to get hold of a set of original mint 18" titanium wheels (ones used on 2009 black edition A3's) where would be best place to start? Are they very sought after/rare?

    PS not ebay i've looked loads, nothing there.
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    N8 im starting to like the ones you showed me what are they called? and could i just get them powder coated matte black or black? & one more thing if i do get matt black alloys would they have to be washed in a special way or could i just get my karcher jet wash out? lol
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    You knows it sister.

    What wheels Ian?
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    [Nov 17, 2011]
    I'm loving 8.5x18 (et47/et42) with 215/35 front and 215/40 rear.

    Comfy? It's the same as 215/35x19 on an 8.5 but you need air to pull it off.

    If you're not on air 19s are probably the sweet spot, I agree.

    Something worth remembering, the place would be dull if everyone did the same thing :)
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    I'm on 225/40/18 - comfy as hell
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    I like my winters to look good too though Nate :yes:
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    N8's the test car for the new Tempur wheels :jester:
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    I like my winters to provide me of their job throughout the winter :wub:

    No that'll be Nigella "Budget central" Hobknobs
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    Dont worry son, your budget will go where mine does atm, on nappies (for Issy that is) lmfao
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    :laugh: Funny spending money on SH1TE isn't it :laugh:
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    You saying Issy is SH1TE?
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    No your missing the point :whip:
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    I gotcha the 1st time toronto :jester:
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    :laugh:
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    [Nov 21, 2011]
    Looking at some winter alloys....7.5 x 18 ET 56 running 225/40 x 18 tyres.

    Are they going to fit ok on my 2011 S3 SB ?
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    Yep.
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    Woohoo.....thanks N8
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    Anytime lad.
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    Soo sick of rim stearching haha
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    Anyone? is it a perfekt fit or?

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    [Nov 25, 2011]
    yes 19x8.5 ET45 will work with 225/35 on a S3 2010 SB, although you may want to try 215 tyre so it gets a little stretch and less likely to rub
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    [Nov 29, 2011]
    I need your help guys, I've got some 9Jx19 ET52 rims, what's the best tyre size to go for? and what sort of a drop would I need to make them look right on normal sport suspension?
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    What rims? You'll need 215/225 and a 5mm spacer to clear front strut and you'll prob wanna space the rear out 10mm.
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    I was hoping you would reply :happy: S6 V10's, was gonna get LM reps but as you yourself say OEM is the only way to go! Do you think I could run them without a drop for a while? Without looking totally stupid. Or i was thinking i might just leave them till the weather gets better?
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    Get them and run them while you wait to drop or get them and just hold on to them till the coilovers go on :) Sorted
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    I might just wait till the new year, so I can get them set up properly. Thing is they've been stacked in my room for a week and looking at them is driving me nuts! Also what do you reckon they're worth? They're literally brand new, never been driven on! I quite fancy some Bentley splits to be honest lol
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    Are coilovers for a sportback different to 3dr coilovers?
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    Bentley Splits, but yet 2nd hand tyres? :laugh:
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    NO

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