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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by smudge_don, Aug 23, 2010.

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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    Hi guys

    Plan was to use my old S-Line wheels as my winter wheels when it comes around, coz i don't want my lovely VMR's getting destroyed!!!

    Now i have the TTRS brake setup on the front, my S-Line's wont fit (haven't tried, but the 19" VMR's are close as it is) :think:

    Anyone got some cheap 19" wheels that they don't want? Don't care about condition, just need legal tyres

    Anyone make any recommendations for any?

    Cheers :happy:
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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    Spacers will be cheapest for slines jords
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    I'll need about 60mm worth of spacers N8 :laugh:
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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    You sure jords?
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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    Slap on a load of wheel sealant and drive away at them over winter - Had my BBS CH on cars now for over 3 years and still perfect :)
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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    True! My helios are staying on.
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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    I will need the actual rim of the wheels to clear the calipers N8 :laugh:

    The 19's are this close:

    [​IMG]

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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    beautiful
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    ok i get it jordan
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    [Aug 23, 2010]
    That last picture is schweeet!
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    [Aug 24, 2010]
    Get some Audi wheel nut covers!
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    [Aug 24, 2010]
    Thought Id seen this car on here before now I see your from Sutton,
    Im the person that was being rather nosey the other night when you were in krispy kreme,
    I was looking as yours looks lower than my S3 which is wound all the way down on KW's,
    What suspension do you have?
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    [Aug 24, 2010]
    He's running Weitec coliovers at a backbreaking settings!
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    [Aug 24, 2010]
    I think you were all having a good nose :laugh:

    As Phil said mate, i've got Weitec's
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    [Aug 24, 2010]
    What the hell are you feeding your brakes Jordan? They seemed to got even bigger since I saw them AITP. :)

    By the looks of the clearance you have, 19's it must be !!

    Just buy lot's and lot's of wheel sealant
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    lol i agree tho your car looks awesome still love those wheels and your brakes i had a good look around it at aitp looks very nice in the metal
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    I have a tub of wheel sealant Smudge. You can you use so long as you clean and do my alloys too :)
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    I use shiit loads of sealant already, but due to the brakes covering my wheels as soon as i think about braking, they just get fcuked anyway and i have to clean em once a week

    Can't see myself doing that in the snow.....

    I'm glad you said wheel sealant and not "tub of vaseline"......
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    if that is the case then Jord, I have a cunning plan.

    Give me your wheels and brakes for the winter, you can have mine, problem solved.................
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    So wait, my wheels still get used in winter (the whole point of looking at winter wheels) yet you get to look uber cool?

    Thank you Mr Banker, but no deal

    *applause*

    :)
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Yup - I made damn sure I was careful with my sentence here!
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    I wont use them, promise.

    Anyway the snow and winter weather is differant down my way. It is kind and gentle to all wheels.

    Your wheels, give them to me........... :)
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Give me some monies and i'll give you my wheels for free

    £1500 should cover it :)
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Here is a pic of JonnyC's TTRS on his 18"1.3's.......so 18's do fit

    [​IMG]
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    [Aug 25, 2010]
    Hmm....

    *goes to play with some wheels*
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