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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by A3_Turbo, May 9, 2007.

  1. A3_Turbo
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    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Hi guys thinking of changing my wheels for something a little more OEM.

    Wanted to go for a set of black RS4'S can you buy them in black?

    Just cant really make my mind up!

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    Thats what i currently have on it at the moment.

    Would possibly be looking to sell my current wheels paid nearly £800 for them 6 months ago what would they be worth now?

    Cheers
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    If you hold off a couple of months im going to repair and spray my RS4's black, if it turns out alright ill flog you them lol.

    Thats a bit of a risk tho given my painting skills :think:
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    what size are your current wheels? I've got an A3 1.8T Sport but don't want to have to lower it. Would 18's look too big?
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    Nah they'll be ok, a tiny bit high looking but not bad
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    would 18's look better than 17's?
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    They're 18" had them on for a while on standard suspension i thought it looked alright.

    Certainly not land rover looking!
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    nice one mate. let me know when you've got a price and i might be interested.

    cheers
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    check the classifieds section
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    I have a set of RS4's which I painted black which I am keeping as my track wheels, they are 18".

    I currently run 17" TT Comps.

    From a side view (I'll find pics shortly) the 17s actually seem to fill up the arches more!

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    My car is lowered on coilovers, so that I could fit two fingers in the gap above the wheel.

    Notice how the 18" wheels seem to have a bigger gap than the 17" wheels despite them having near enough the same rolling radius...
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    Prawn My other car is a MINI!!!!

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    are they real splits or just lookalikes Jason?

    god they would look good on my A3.....

    wish i had the money :(
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    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Just look a likes i think, real splits are big £££

    Can any-one point me in the direction of buying some decent RS4 reps?

    Rochford?

    Jason
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    A3_Turbo Swaying towards IHI....

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    Guys could some-one point me in the right direction as to where the best place is to get some Black RS4'S from?

    Also want the audi center caps in black where do you get them from as well?

    Cheers
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    I dont think anyone does them, dave done his own i think - you should be able to pick up a cheap set easily enough, cost u another £30-50 to paint them black
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    Rochford do black replicas here, you would need to check fitment though.
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    Fair enough cheers for that,

    I'll probably buy a used set of reps and i know a bloke that does a top job for £30 a wheel.

    Cheers guys!

    J
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