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which spacers to go for size and make??

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Rob_B, Sep 23, 2010.

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    been looking at my S3 since i fitted the new rims, the new wheels have a higher offset then the orignal ones - think the new ones are et40, this has brought the wheels in a tad so im thinking i may need to get some hub centric spacers...i was just wondering what width you boys have gone for or what you suggest?

    i was thinking 10 or 15mm all round?
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    Andrew@A.L.D Cylinder Head Master

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    I have this kit

    TT Shop - 15mm / 20mm Complete Wheel Spacer Kit - Including Bolts and Lockers - Audi TT Coupe and Audi TT Roadster Parts, Accessories, Styling and Performance Tuning

    Comes with everything you need, locking nuts, the right length bolts and the spacers.

    I went 15 front and 20 rear and they look so much better but i have a set of RSTT reps

    You might want to try these

    TT Shop - 12mm / 15mm Complete Wheel Spacer Kit - Including Bolts and Lockers - Audi TT Coupe and Audi TT Roadster Parts, Accessories, Styling and Performance Tuning
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    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!!

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    your best off with anodised if you can as the other items tend to pitta over time and look absolute gash...hence why the H&R items are so popular
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    Agreed. It also means the wheel bolts will be of good quality, not the ***** that I bought off eBay that sheared off inside the hub :(

    The first link is a great price as well, but not sure I'd want such large ones. Might have a hunt around for a similar package but 15/10mm.
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    Edit, whoops, bit like the second link in Andrews post lol!
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    With that ET I'd say 10mm/15mm front and 20mm/25mm rear depending on what look your going for.

    Damian @ DPM Performance
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    i was thinking about split sized spacers but was worried about upsetting handling with different sized spacers??
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    ive just made an offer on a set...lets see if the seller goes for it :)
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    Ive got 15mm on the rear and will be fitting my spare 10mm up front when i get round to painting the calipers
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    I've got 20mm on the rear and 15mm on the front. I'm going to push for more on the rear though as it could do with it and just slightly more on the front.
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    those guys are taking rather a long time to get back to me :( but hopefully will sort a deal out soon
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    ive had a quick check of the new rims ive got...im now thinking they are et 35 do you think 15mm spacers on the front will be ok??

    i had a quick measure up and i seem to have 16-20mm of space between the rim and the arch - so in my humble opinion it should be fine, however if any of you have any thoughts i would like to hear them :)
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    I think they're from Damien @ DPM (see post no 8!). They look quite good.

    I've got H&Rs 10mm + 15mm on mine fitted by TT Shop and they're excellent
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