1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

The time has come.which wheels

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by PBA3, May 31, 2010.

?

Speedline Corse Turinis - Which color on black A3?

  1. Silver

    1 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. Gunmetal

    3 vote(s)
    75.0%
  1. PBA3

    PBA3 Don't hate, appreciate!

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    35
    Likes Received:
    0
    I have a 2 door phantom black A3 FWD 2.0T with Koni coils on and for now stock 17" gunmetal Audi wheels (I was surprised they came stock in this color) Will post pics later of how the car is now.

    1) BBS CK 18" X 8 ET44

    2) Speedline Corse Turini 18" X 8 ET42

    Both gunmetal color. Will ET44 to ET42 make any difference as far as rear rubbing? Going with 225/40/18
    Which of these wheels is stronger? From what I read, Speedlines are "flow formed" and BBS is heavier.
    My Koni coils have "rebound/dampening" adjustment. Should I increase the dampening/stiffen it up for ondulations or leave it soft? My only problem now is when I hit a bump/ondulation, the car seems too soft. I guess making it stiffer will help suspension travel or that's a spring problem? Even on the highway when I go on some overpasses, it just kicks up too much, so that's not good for high speed runs. Maybe I am just too low, but when I put the 18's on I don't think I'd want to raise it too much.

    Here is how the car sits (I might have to raise it a bit on the front) because it's scraping and we have bad garages (afraid it will hit the middle of the car under, but will see it's shot, so it might not) and driveways (some are just so inclined and poorly designed) :noway:

    [​IMG]

    Will take better pics. Edited this quite a bit end of the afternoon (no light)
     
    #1 PBA3, May 31, 2010
    Last edited: May 31, 2010
  2. Advert Guest Advertisement


  3. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2009
    Messages:
    3,448
    Likes Received:
    70
    i dont like ck's in 18 that much, too flat faced imho.... go with speedlines...

    also quite shocked your 17's came in that colour....
     
  4. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    17,163
    Likes Received:
    718
    Speedlines
     
  5. PH1L

    PH1L Gievf Buckets
    VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2010
    Messages:
    3,851
    Likes Received:
    40
    ck and go 19" if not speedlines
     
  6. beanoir

    beanoir Large Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2007
    Messages:
    2,171
    Likes Received:
    30
  7. S3RYE

    S3RYE Interior Next!!

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2009
    Messages:
    3,448
    Likes Received:
    70
    same beanoir...:sadlike:
     
  8. PBA3

    PBA3 Don't hate, appreciate!

    Joined:
    May 27, 2010
    Messages:
    35
    Likes Received:
    0
    Sorry guys ... moderator fixed tittle for me. I am almost sure I going with the speedlines :D

    Ya at least the color came right. Imagine if they came silver ... would be horrible for that style wheel on this car.
     

Share This Page