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Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by a4quat, Jan 7, 2007.

  1. a4quat
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    what benefit would i get from putitng wheel spacers on? do you only use these with aftermarket alloys?
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    think most people use them purely for clearance reasons, arches, big brakes, or compensating for wrong offsets. you can put them on standard wheels to increase track while keeping it origional looking.
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    Alot of people also use them purely for looks and to fill the arches.
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    I put them on with standard wheels for the reason DPM said..... got 15mm on the back only.
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    has anyone got any pics before and after with standard alloys?
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    These are mine with 15mm on the rear.


    Before.

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    Then after.

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    thanks for the pics, has anyone got any suggestions for sizes on mine! is ebay about the cheapest to buy these?
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    I got mine here.

    Dont buy the 10mm though as they dont have a lip for the wheel to go on.

    15mm or 20mm are the best for the rear
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    should i bother putting any on the front?
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    I tried 10mm on the front and then took them off again.
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    [Jan 11, 2007]
    Jabbasport sell 10mm hubcentric spacers
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