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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

    Ash187 Audi-Retrofits.co.uk
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    i picked up a set of BBS CKs in 19 while my RS6s get a refurb, would have preferred a darker colour like gun metal

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  3. runnernorth

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    Looks awesome, how are these 19" comfort wise, noisy? I can't decide which to choose,18"or 19" for my sportback, but a bit concerned about the noise withe a 30 or 35 profile when choosing the 19"
     
  4. Ash187

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    I've been running 19s for nearly 2 years now, comfort is fine as long as you stay away from potholes. The noise really depends on the tyres you pick. I have 35 profile tyres which is what's recommended with 19s, 30 is too low.
     
  5. runnernorth

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    Thx, I thought that lower profile would give more noise, assuming you're driving on "the same tire". What tires are you using?
     
  6. Ash187

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    I have been running 225/35/19 avon ZZ3 which are fine for me. The newer ZZ5 is meant to be less noisy so I might try them out next time I change over tyres
     
  7. runnernorth

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    Thx a lot :)
     
  8. beachy01

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    would it be possible to run 235/35/19 tyres on a 19x8.5 rims on a 04 A3 FSI without any rubbing? also its lowered 30mm

    cheers
     
  9. GGG_666

    GGG_666 Black it out!

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    depends on the offset of the wheel
     
  10. Ash187

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    It might Rub on the rear arch
     
  11. beachy01

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    im still completely torn on weather to get 18s or 19s, has anyone got a picture of 2 cars with the same alloys but one pic has 18s and one has 19s!! preferably both lowered!! big ask but im sure someone will have some

    cheers
     
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    New rimz for my S3, gloss black tho
     
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    BBS's kill it
     
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    anyone got any pics of a sportback with tiguan r line alloys?
     
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    New Rims RS4 in Black

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  17. XFi

    XFi In need of a V8.

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    Couldn't wait to try my BBS CK's, tyres arrive next week!

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    A few of mine on different wheels

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    RS4's
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    They look amazing! You have anymore pics? Are they rotiform INDs?
     
  21. Ironborn

    Ironborn English...not so good

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    I know 8.5J 35ET fits, what about 8.5J 32ET with 215 tyres?
     
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    Ironborn English...not so good

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    Has any got a close up of 8.5J 35ET fitment with 215? Or better yet with 3mm spacer?
     
  24. Mindak

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    Finally got my wheels on and well chuffed with the outcome, definitely turning heads around my way! Lol

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    Anybody approve? Lol
     
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    I was just wondering if someone would able to help me with some advise on fitting a set of alloys. I have a 2004 audi a3 2.0 fsi and have purchased a set of 19" alloys with 235/35/19 tyres. i have tried to fit them but they all seem to rub really badly. I assume i will need to space them off but i don't know what size they would need to be. Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Just to add the alloys are 9j x19h2 et52
     
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    needing a bit of help ive been searching the forum for a few hours and im still not 100% if the set up i want will work so i need some advice , im wanting these bbs ch reps off ebay :
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/351159655780?_trksid=p2060778.m1438.l2648&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

    they are 5x112 , et45 , 8.5 / 19s i want to know if these would fit a 2011 sportback and be ok lowered on H&R 35mm springs i want it to sit so the arches sit just above the tyres but nothing too low cause i dont want it to rub and also what tyre sizes would i require ? thanks
     
  29. Beowulf

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    I think you will need about 8-10mm spacers + 225 or 215 tyres would also help

    Yes they will fit no problem

    The alloys you have linked are 9.5J ET 45, too wide imo. Front might poke, 215 tyres are a must, here is what 9.5J ET 40 looks like. 35mm springs might not be low enough, try 50mm they sit much better

    http://www.audi-sport.net/xf/threads/anyone-running-9-5j-on-rear.213519/
     
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    cheers bud
     
  31. Lukestez

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    18" BBS SR's fitted to my A3.
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    Anybody on here had R36 wheels on a3? im thinking of getting 18's but think 19's would look better but wanted to ask if the ride comfortability is good, Ive got 16's at the moment and the ride is smooth and soft. Ofcourse wont get this with 19's but just wanted to get and understanding how rough it can be?

    Cheers Jay
     
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    Hey guys looking to get a set of 18" RS6 wheels. can someone confirm the fitment on my 2005 A3 2.0 TDI SE is

    5 x 112 .

    Just want to check this before I go ahead and buy em.

    Many thanks J
     
  34. BradA3G

    BradA3G Audi A3 1.6 SE

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    Hi guys, thinking of getting coilovers for my a3, was wondering if any photoshop wizards can lower my car on the current wheels, there not very nice wheels really but oh well, and what wheels would you recommend? Once lowered... ImageUploadedByTapatalk1414073842.362189.jpg
     
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    Hey guys wondering if some1 can help, just bought a set of 18" RS6 alloys, what I need to know is what size spacers would I need to get the flush look? I know I will require the longer bolts because of spacers also want to get it lowered so that the arches sit just about the tyres without rubbing, what mm lowering springs would I need, have been looking at Eibach Pro kit. Advice would be much appreciated, cheers J
     
  36. Mindak

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    Hi guys found a nice set of BBS CH's I want for my a3, trouble is they are et35, shall I give them a miss? Cheers
     
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    Cheers mate, yeh Rotiform IND.
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    im back on this page and can only mean one thing im wheel hunting again, he is mine on BBS LM 19x8.5 et44-46 never measured properly after face mount
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    Back on the hunt for some 20" wheels options please...
    Ive had A8 Cantonas,
     
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    Some of the Audi A8 Cantonas 20x8.5 et45 before they got shipped to Germany the next day
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    Some with the new Brakes and the LMs above
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    Ive a bit of a wheel addiction so then bought some OZ superturismo GT 19x8 et48
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    And a set of 19x8.5 et48 genuine audi A6 lemans RS4 style away to refurb in platinum grey, trial fitment

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    *** Pic Request ***

    Has anyone got pics of 18" RS4 reps vs 19" RS4 reps please on a sportback? Gone through 20 pages without joy!

    Would I get a better ride with 18s or is it negligible? Thankyou in advance
     
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    Hi, New to the forum.
    I did have these 19's but now on 18's in Black with glitter flecks :)
     

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    18" genuine BBS CH

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