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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.

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    OUCH - is that me or is it tooo close to the arches :blink:
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    Lol its on air
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    love it!
    can you do me a favour?
    pcould you get me a picture side on with a drop about this height? (h&R springs)
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    On my 3sdms? I can on Friday afternoon when I'm home mate :)
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    That would be brilliant cheers!
    i love 0.05s just have a feeling I won't be low enough to make it work.
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    Well these are for sale if your after a set!
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    That the 911 turbo 996 ... 5 spokes

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    wicked STANCE mate. May I ask, did you do any arch mods to accommodate the 8.5 & 9.5 stretch
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    Nope arches are standard mate...for now ;)
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    do you have coilovers or airbags. does it rub at all
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    Im on air mate
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    nice! any more pics?

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    19x9 ET42 - Sits to far out of my guards :( over 8mm+ considering my guards are already flared 10mm.
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    the rim sits past the tyre and the arch after arch flaring thats wierd
    my bentleys are et 41 with 9J on standard a3 arches they stick out more than 8mm
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    tdi, i do have 3mm spacers to clear my calipers as well which doesn't help!
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    These are the Only Merc Alloys I've seen that I like. :wub:

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    Cozza McA Crunching The Gears

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    just refurbed yesterday happy days ;)
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    Got any close ups jaye2992? And what size tyres are you running?
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    I was wondering how would these look on 09' a3?
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    what merc are those from??
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    Ain't got a clue ....I would also like to know ..:think:
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    Ye can post some if you want? running 215/40 Falkens all round on 8.5j
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    What ET you running and also did you take that material out from inside the arches, screws etc ?
    thanks
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    There 8.5j et42 18"
    Had to take the screws out in the front and back and trim bits of the rear liners with it been so low. Makes it easier with the slight stretch though :-D
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    Love this alot !!

    anyone know what wheels these are and what size they are..??
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    Here is a few pics of mine:)

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    Thinking of a set of spare wheels ATM.

    Has anyone got a pic of a Sprint blue S3 with 18" rotors?
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    Hey guys, was wondering if anyone could tell me what rims are on the Audi in the attached pic?

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    From the horses mouth...they are 17" A8 reps
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    Great, thanks!!

    Im thinking of getting these in 18", any recommendations on lowering? Sorry this is my first time modifying a car so looking for any tips anyone has to make the car look good!

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    Is it just me or does this pic look photoshopped?

    Either way the car looks great!
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    My S3.
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    Helios really suit the car it looks sweet, what suspension set up are you running? Any spacers?
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    Cheers mate, just H&R springs for now & with the wheels being ET45 they fill the arches perfect imo without spacers
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    19's

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    ppphhheeewwwww, after going through all 60 pages, I was able to find only 1 5 Door with these on. It looks as if BBS Speedlines are FTW but personally I don't really like them. Rotors are too expensive and so are RS4 style alloys..
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    RH ZW4 8.5x18 ET59 (20mm spacer), 9.5x18 ET46 (13mm spacer). 215/35 Nankang NS2 all round.

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    Rotiform TMB 8.5x19 ET45, 9x19 ET41 215/35 Falken 452 all round

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    what a beautiful example of an 8p2 sportback :p love it, are you on coil overs if so which ones

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