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Nasty alloys.. not a fan

Hey3 Aug 7, 2018

  1. Hey3

    Hey3 New Member

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    Hi guys,

    Not a massive fan of these alloys which come in standard it seems for A3.

    How much are they worth if i decide to sell them?

    Thank you
     

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  3. monopole

    monopole reformation proclamation Team Floret Silver Audi RS3 Sportback

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    I know stuff like this is subjective, but I personally think these are nice and one of the better wheels audi do.

    What is it you don't like?
     
  4. Gazwould

    Gazwould Well-Known Member

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    Could be worse , try a set of TSW Venoms :puke:
     
  5. daytonamart

    daytonamart Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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  6. herman0

    herman0 New Member

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    Look like nice alloys, way too light color for the car though.
     
  7. Kayobong

    Kayobong Member Team Monsoon Audi A3 Manual

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    Depends on condition really, from £400 up to £700 I've seen sets going for. I personally love those alloys.
     
  8. RichardT

    RichardT Well-Known Member Team Brill Red saloon Audi A3

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    I think they look fine.
     
  9. Hey3

    Hey3 New Member

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    Wow, seems like ya'll very keen with this. (Not a Yank)

    I think i will take the "click batey" topic back, They're not really that nasty but i'd just like something little different and yes darker!
     
  10. LaurenP

    LaurenP Active Member

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    Sorry to butt in. I have the same alloys and I was wondering what other alloys out there? Do you have any pics? I want to sell mine too I think they are nice but too basic looking if that make sense. I want something more spikyyy hehe
     
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  11. Kayobong

    Kayobong Member Team Monsoon Audi A3 Manual

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    Spiky? I'm not sure, if you're looking for Audi OEM alloys these are some from the same model year brochure.
     

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  13. LaurenP

    LaurenP Active Member

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    Thank you. Do you know the prices by any chance?
     
  14. Kayobong

    Kayobong Member Team Monsoon Audi A3 Manual

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    Not too sure, My 8V will have the 18" "Arm dynamic" alloys and I'll be looking to upgrade to one of the other 18's
     
  15. Scotty75

    Scotty75 Well-Known Member Team Brilliant Black Silver Supporter Audi A3 Sportback S-line owners group Manual

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    As posted earlier, 400 -700 is a good price if they are immaculate. They're good quality alloys however, there are many more eye catching alloy sets out there in that price range so to sell these you may have to take a bit of a knock I'm afraid.

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  16. Rideen

    Rideen Well-Known Member Team Brilliant Black saloon Audi A3 TDi Manual

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    Here are mine:

     
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  17. Svenedin

    Svenedin Well-Known Member Team Navarra Audi S3 quattro S tronic

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    I have the OP's alloys as my Winter set. I think they are OK but personally I prefer something a bit darker so my Summer alloys are 10 spoke "Titanium Matt". Both are 18". I paid £800 for a set the same as the OP but this included new Pirelli Winter tyres. PS: I don't want to start an argument about whether Winter tyres are necessary in the UK. I drive a lot in Germany and they are are mandatory there.
     

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  18. Hey3

    Hey3 New Member

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    Though the 10 spoke S3 alloys are common I do love a set if those.

    Is it me or the 18's look tad smaller?
     
  19. Hey3

    Hey3 New Member

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    Also, are you lowered mate? Is so what you sitting on?
     
  20. Svenedin

    Svenedin Well-Known Member Team Navarra Audi S3 quattro S tronic

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    They are 18" wheels sitting on standard S3 suspension (not magride). Standard profile tyres too. Basically, no mods at all and a non-magride car.
     
  21. AudiNutta

    AudiNutta Well-Known Member Team Racing Blue Mica Audi RS3 quattro Sportback

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    £400 for an easy sale in good condition, but why? They are nice wheels.
     
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  22. tyr92

    tyr92 Member Team Phantom Audi A3 TDi S tronic DSG

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    Those are the S-Line alloys afaik, I have them - they look a lot nicer than the base model.
     
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  23. Scotty75

    Scotty75 Well-Known Member Team Brilliant Black Silver Supporter Audi A3 Sportback S-line owners group Manual

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    Quite right, they are indeed ther S-line alloys. 18" , 7,5 J , ET51's. I think they are good alloys though I'm looking to change mine soon as h the wife decided to attack a kerb!!!!!

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  24. tyr92

    tyr92 Member Team Phantom Audi A3 TDi S tronic DSG

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    I've got two kerbed ones, currently debating either getting them redone, or redone and put on the back burner whilst I get darker ones. One of mine is kerbed pretty close to the centre from a damn multistory kerb which was about 25cm off the ground :(
     
  25. ASBOST

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    I'll be getting the TFSI black edition with the 10 spoke alloys which I'm not a huge fan of to be honest. I'd rather have the 5 arm alloys....always been a fan of these types ever since i had my Escort RS Turbo lol
     
  26. Matty_S3

    Matty_S3 Active Member Team Glacier Audi S3

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    Ah, TSW Venoms; the wheel choice of many a 90's Saxo, Nova, Max Power anything... :sign rice:
     
  27. maxpayne

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    The rotors were the best alloys ever designed by Audi for the A3 series. At least in my opinion. But getting a set for less than £700 is almost impossible especially if you’re after 18” like I am.
     
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