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Alloy wheel photo thread

Phil3 Jul 3, 2018

  1. Phil3

    Phil3 Well-Known Member Team Nardo Audi RS3 Saloon

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    Ive been looking at different alloys for a little while now and always get close to buying but then think, what if they won’t look right! So I thought I’d get a tread going for people to post their photo of different wheels :icon thumright: I don’t mean just general photos... I mean fitted photos, so me and others can get the idea of how they look on the cars, and you you to show them off, cheers...
     
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  3. Harith

    Harith New Member

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    Mine are Racingline R360 wheels 19X8.5 et44, in all 4 corners with 10mm front and 12mm rear spacers.

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  4. Toshers

    Toshers Active Member Team Nardo TFSI Owners Group Audi RS3

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    What springs do you have fitted Harith?
     
  5. Slowracer

    Slowracer Active Member

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    Hadith, are the spacers just for looks or do you need them to clear the brakes.
     
  6. Harith

    Harith New Member

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    Ohlins coilovers
     
  7. Harith

    Harith New Member

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    Need the spacers mainly to clear the front brakes
     
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    DW81 Well-Known Member

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    6DFD8826-E9F8-4A90-AA27-3CB16E7CBC4B.jpeg
     
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  9. billymc92

    billymc92 2018 Ara Blue Facelift RS3

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    Ispiri FFR1D ET 42 with 7mm spacers front and 5mm spacers. I had 5mm spacers for front but still locked hard to calliper so 7mm is needed even though Ispiri say you don’t.

    Running the standard staggered tires.
    255/30/19 front
    235/35/19 rear

    Last picture my MSS track kit was just fitted (so still to settle in and drop a touch more)

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  10. cjm999

    cjm999 2017 RS3, Ara Blue Sportback

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    Raclingline R360 wheels for me too, but had them powder coated (as they don't come in black).
    19" 8.5J ET44 plus 5mm spacers front and rear.

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  11. Nickyc

    Nickyc Member

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    Any 8.5s that dont need spacers ?
     
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  13. Harith

    Harith New Member

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    Black looks stunning and goes well with the blackout accents.
     
  14. Gnasher

    Gnasher Member

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    Without being sure (I've got them on a Mk7 golf GTI PP) I'd hazard a guess that they would fit - they're listed as fitting on the website and I doubt BBS would need spacers to get them to fit.
     
  15. Nickyc

    Nickyc Member

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    Sorry. What wheels are you referring to ?
     
  16. Gnasher

    Gnasher Member

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    Actually referring to the wheels would have definitely helped lol. I'm referring to BBS SR 19x 8.5 ET 46. There is literally tons of room (over an inch?) behind the spokes to my GTI PP brakes (exactly the same as S3 brakes).
     
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  17. Slowracer

    Slowracer Active Member

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    Great thread, keep it coming.
     
  18. H4RDYRS3

    H4RDYRS3 Member

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    I fitted Revo RVO19's in gloss black to mine
    ET45
    8.5X19"
    Straight on with no spacers and they are lighter than stock wheels too.:thumbs up:
     
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  19. Toshers

    Toshers Active Member Team Nardo TFSI Owners Group Audi RS3

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    @Harith, are you running the staggered tyre sizes with these wheels?
     
  20. Harith

    Harith New Member

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    I'm running 235/19 all round.
     
  21. Nickyc

    Nickyc Member

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    Are the RS3 calipers the same as the s3s ? thought they were bigger ?
     
  22. Gnasher

    Gnasher Member

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    Oh they're definitely different, but the gaps behind the spokes on my BBS SRs are absolutely massive. I'd also guess that (being BBS and TUV approved) as BBS list them as fitting the RS3, they'll fit with no spacers etc.
     
  23. D0C

    D0C Well-Known Member Team Nardo Team Panther Audi RS3 TTRS

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    RS3 calipers massively bigger.
     
  24. SPIKE_S3

    SPIKE_S3 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Team Ara Blue Gold Supporter

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    Anyone not happy with their rotors and want to sell, just give me a shout :whistle2:
     
  25. trilla

    trilla Member Team Panther Audi RS3

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    I've never seen Ispiri wheels outside of Audi guys, what's good about them? Seems like they're very similar to more expensive brands like Vossen for less money?

    Personally I think the cars look great on the rotors with spacers. I would only upgrade wheels to a forged set from a proper manufacturer like OZ or BBS
     
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  26. teslaboy

    teslaboy Mythos black RS3 8v FL Audi S3 Audi RS3

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    Yep.
    I always wanted the blades on my sportback.
    Do you have blades and if so which ones?
     
  27. billymc92

    billymc92 2018 Ara Blue Facelift RS3

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    I will let mine go for the right price
     
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  28. SPIKE_S3

    SPIKE_S3 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Team Ara Blue Gold Supporter

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    Spend me a PM with a price and a few pics. Thanks
     
  29. billymc92

    billymc92 2018 Ara Blue Facelift RS3

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    To many people put OZ on the rs3. I fancied something different
     
  30. Oli.

    Oli. Active Member

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    Just removed my OZ Daker 20x9 ET45 with 235/30 Conti Sport 6 all round (Now for sale), and fitted OZ Leggara HLT 8.5x19 ET38 - No spacers required - Running Conti Sport 5 255/30 and 235/35. These wheels withoutt yres are under 10kg each!

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    I dont think the pictures do these wheels justice - Well pleased with them
     
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  31. SPIKE_S3

    SPIKE_S3 Well-Known Member Team Daytona Team Ara Blue Gold Supporter

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    This has to be lowered? Looks great!
     
  32. Oli.

    Oli. Active Member

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    MSS Sport
     
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  34. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    No rubbing issues with 8.5J ET38 and 255s at the front?
     
  35. Slowracer

    Slowracer Active Member

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    I think it looks great as is. With the extra offset is closes the gap to the guards. :thumbs up:
     
  36. Oli.

    Oli. Active Member

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    No rubbing at all, and we’re lowered 20mm on MSS Sport.
     
  37. Toshers

    Toshers Active Member Team Nardo TFSI Owners Group Audi RS3

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    Harith, do you have any more pictures showing full side of the car? Interested in these wheels and trying to get a feel for how they look on the saloon. More pics would be great :icon thumright:
     
  38. Harith

    Harith New Member

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    This is the only one I have with a bit of a side view of the car...
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  39. Macintosh88

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    Here is mine with OEM R8 front forged wheel all around. 8,5 x 19" ET42, weight 10 kg/wheel. :grin:

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  40. dno_uk

    dno_uk Active Member Team Ara Blue Team Riviera Audi RS3 Audi A6

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    My (R)S3 on 19" HRE FF01

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  41. Behind The Bins

    Behind The Bins Well-Known Member

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    I’m sitting down so how much were they?
     
  42. billymc92

    billymc92 2018 Ara Blue Facelift RS3

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    Seeing this makes me want to lower my car even more :hearteyes:

    Think a tweak of the MSS is required lol
     
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  43. Phil3

    Phil3 Well-Known Member Team Nardo Audi RS3 Saloon

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    Find it a bit odd you’re taking an internet... when you drive your car you can’t see the wheels so I won’t bother :tearsofjoy:
     
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