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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. S.
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    yes i know,
    i've had a luck that i got some parts 2nd hand and kept the damage low :D

    but those really look good on a lowered a3/s3/rs3....maybe the clutch will have to wait haha
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    HaHa :laugh:
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    Will front ET44 8.5j and rear ET46 9.5j fit ok?
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    What size? It'll fit but you'll need to run stretch :wub:
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    Most forums generate bank account cancer :(
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    PH1L Gievf Buckets

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    You can get them in 19"s Phil, Trig has them on his Caddy.

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    STUNNING ,
    and like rocking horse **** lol
    i tried for a little while for these 19's
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    So nice, I see this around swad all the time.

    They are 18's and at the min have 225/40 on the front and 225/35 on the rears, would those tyres work untill I could get them swapped for 215/40 front and 225/40 rears?
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    :wub: cheers brother ive got a soft spot for caddy's too i like pure detail jonnys one

    what are they called / off of?
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    You can find em, I have a set :laugh:

    That's where he lives :wub:
    Off a CLS, 19x8.5 ET43 front & 19x9.5 ET43 rear, you want 4 fronts ideally :wub:
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    not if you go down my road of mods ;)
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    Or be a real man and rock four 9.5s......

    Great looking wheels, considered them for mine last year
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    :laugh:
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    Understand these are 19x9 ET 33...I guess I need arch work before these can fit?

    215/45 tires will still rub?
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    His are reps, not rotors off the A5, 19x9 ET33 won't work.
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    I've got some BBS RK501s that are 18x9.0J on an ET32; and they fit with 235/40 no rubbing at all. Admittedly it's not dropped to the weeds, but it's not a 4x4 either. What makes you say that 19x9 ET33 won't fit an A3?
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    Grey Bentley GT Splits 19x9 ET41 - Car having a chassis notch this week once its back on the road :happy:


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    You need a private plate Ash on the rear, your rear bootlid looks awful with that plate on it :laugh:
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    :wub: Lovely pics ash one of the best lava's about IMO
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    Lol dont its one of my pet hates. Only bought the bootlid as i bought a plate. The seller messed up the transfer now having a different one off him. Supposedly i should have the papers this week! Nearly two months now. And he needs audi rings back on!!!


    Thanks Jay:icon_thumright:
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    I've searched, but not found.

    I want to see/know how 3SDM 0.01s & 0.05's look in staggered 18 - 8.5 et 40 x 9.5 et45 & staggered 19 - 8.5 et 40 x 9.5 et 45

    Can anyone help?
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    hey guys this seems like the thread was wondering if you could recommend some alloys 18's 19's or 20's that i could possibly go dual colour on ( car colour on insdie black on outside kind of thing)
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    rotors! 18s or 19s depending on what you prefer the look and ride of
    20s are really if you have air... N8 will advise lol
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    And had the old wheels refurb'd at Bourne Powder Coaters and now have my winter tyres fitted to these -
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    They did a great job at just £35 per wheel (£42 inc vat).
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    Quick question for you wheel experts. Where is the best place to get different coloured inserts for BBS wheels. Want to see what white inserts would look like on my Anthracite BBS CK's.
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    Keep it as they are, would look terrible ;)
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    Does anyone know if Mercedes brabus monoblock iv's would fit straight on a a3 8p2? Cheers
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    Anyone running something similar to this? Looks smart, small alloys lowered on some nice thick tyres.

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    Thanks N8! I guess I can only fit the A4/S4 rotors? 19x8.5 ET43?
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    Or A6, 20x8.5 ET45.
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    Anyone know the specs of these amg wheels?

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    Hi guys,
    I'm looking for some white 17inch rims for my white 2012 Sportback :sm4:.
    Any ideas what could look good?
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    19s would look good.
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    Yea they would, but not on Slovak roads :sm4:
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    :love:
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    Well avoid things like BBS Ch/Cks, the centre section is too chunky on smaller wheels. Similarly, anything with a lip will look even smaller. Something chunky like TT Comps, or something off an old A8 would probbaly work, but make sure they're 5x112 pcd.
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    Aint them monoblock AMG 18x8.5j?

    Segins?
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    there not segins, they are the same style as O.Z. Opera,only they are 1piece, forget what they are called, should be easily googled ;)

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