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Will a set of alloys with an ET of 35 Stick out to much on my A4 S line?

fozworth Sep 20, 2010

  1. fozworth

    fozworth Member

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    Ive ordered some replica S5 twin spoke alloys with an et of 35 but i think i should have ordered et42 am i correct? my current RS6 FIVE SPOKE stock alloys are pretty flush on the front arches although the rears are set in a bit .I think the rs6's are et42?
    can anyone advise.
    cheers jamie
     
  2. Stepho

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    These will be fine Jamie. Couple of the guys on here are running ET35 19" wheels with no probs. I went with 8.5J ET45 19's and had to fit a 4mm shim on the front as it was a little to close on the suspension arm.
     
  3. fozworth

    fozworth Member

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    so the fronts wont stick out to far? these are 18's by the way
     
  4. Stepho

    Stepho Member

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    The clearance from stut housing to the inside of the wheel will be 8mm MORE
    The outside edge of the wheel will EXTEND an extra 8mm
     
  5. fozworth

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    So will 8mm be to much on the front as they look pretty far out on stock et43 rs6's
     
  6. ultramodz

    ultramodz 06 A4 2.0T FSi S-Line SE

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    I'm running 8.5x19 ET25 (225/35/19) on the front & it's just shy of being flush with the wheel arch. ET35 will be fine.

    Yes, ET25 does rub, but only occasionally!
     
  7. fozworth

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    Gone for et42 instead as i like the fronts how they are but will get some spacers for the rear asap
     
  8. CMD

    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    ET35 on my B6 1.8t S-line lowered on Eibach pro-street.
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