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Wheel spacers?

soldier4313 Apr 5, 2017

  1. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    Anyone tried fitting spacers yet?

    I have got a pair of H&R 10mm and 15mm and neither fit due to the venture of the hub sticking out to far, a problem I had with my B7. Any one come across any that fit?
     
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  3. Thundercliffe81

    Thundercliffe81 Well-Known Member Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    H&R have released the new ones. Check Wize1972 on YouTube. Guy I know in Switzerland has just lowered and fitted spacers to his B9 Avant. Looks how it should. I'll be following suit on my S4.


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    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    I'm probably being among but I can't find that user
     
  5. Thundercliffe81

    Thundercliffe81 Well-Known Member Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Just put that in a search on YouTube. Comes straight up.


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  6. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    Found cheers bud
     
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  7. Phiba

    Phiba New Member

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    Watch out, in his latest video he reports that with the 15mm spacers his tyres are touching the inner wheel arches!!!

    He finishes by saying he will try 10mm spacers or remove them completely.
     
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  8. Thundercliffe81

    Thundercliffe81 Well-Known Member Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Yeah I speak to Wize quite a bit on Instagram. I was considering this set up. He does say though that, the issue only arises with 4 people in the car and full boot. Worth noting. Does look a damn sight better though.


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  9. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    I have managed to get H&R 10mm to fit on the front and the rear so all is good
     
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  10. Thundercliffe81

    Thundercliffe81 Well-Known Member Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Pics?


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  11. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    Just waiting for the second pair to arrive in the post
     
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  13. wize1972

    wize1972 New Member

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    Hi, I'm the guy with the spacers issue :)
    I've been told that 10mm doesn't exist for the A4 b9... I've orders the 14.5mm and I'll figure out if it works

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  14. Thundercliffe81

    Thundercliffe81 Well-Known Member Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    The power of social networking! Welcome bro. You not go for the 12.5?


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    wize1972 New Member

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    I meant to say 12.5mm eheheh


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  16. wize1972

    wize1972 New Member

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    Btw, I've realized the tire touches that little piece of plastic on the rear bumber [​IMG]

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  17. Thundercliffe81

    Thundercliffe81 Well-Known Member Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Arrrrr. Is that what it was? Only happened under serious load though?


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  18. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    I purchased these from H&R 2055668 in black and they fit perfect on the front, and the rear ones I had to remove the cap off the center of the hub for them to fit as they were 1mm off being flush (something I had to do with my B7 and my B8 also).

    I will fit them too one side of my car tomorrow so you can see what they look like.
     
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  19. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    I'm off to the UK from Germany with a full load including roof box, so pretty much full load so I'll let you know if I get any rubbing.
     
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  20. soldier4313

    soldier4313 A4 Avant B9 2.0 Tdi

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    So today while I had quick 10mins of sunshine over here in Germany so I fitted the 10mm spacers to the rear. As you can see I had to remove the center cap which some people will disagree with but I have done this on my last two A4's both the B7 and B8.5 and had no issues. You can choose to leave the cap off and leave it to the elements or do what I did and fit a condom (or something similar) to it to stop s**t getting inside. The spacers fit perfectly on both the front and rear now. As I only have one pair I have took them off till the other ones arrive.

    Also thought I'd add a pic of my new bike I picked up Friday from the U.K.

    A 12 hour drive and a nice speeding fine from the Dutch she's back in Germany ready for the summer.
     

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  21. Tommy_Egan

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    Could you point me in the right direction?

    Struggling to find anything apart from ECS

    I want 10mm front and back too.

    Brand, part number or even supplier would be great.
     
  22. DohNut

    DohNut Well-Known Member Team Daytona TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    As I mentioned in your own Spacers Help thread, Damian at DPM Performance is your man.
     
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    DohNut Well-Known Member Team Daytona TFSI Owners Group Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Interesting. Forge are well known and I like the fact they are anodised to avoid bonding, something I’ve experienced with H&R spacers personally. Cheaper too.

    Good find!
     
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  25. Spaceman_RS3

    Spaceman_RS3 Well-Known Member Team Ibis Team Panther Audi RS3 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Remember to add price of longer bokts and lockers
     
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    £25 bolts £18 lockers
    40mm bolts

    If they fit correctly i'd be happy with paying £130 as opposed to £210 for the ECS kit.
     
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    Spaceman_RS3 Well-Known Member Team Ibis Team Panther Audi RS3 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Yea good price make sure you get the round ball seat valves and not tapered if on standard alloys. Wouldn’t mind a set myself
     
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  28. SimonAshley

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    What's the wheel specs and spacers on your A5?
    Looking at aftermarket wheels and most are nowhere near factory specs??
    Cheers!
     
  29. Tommy_Egan

    Tommy_Egan Member

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    Yes, bolts are ball seat or otherwise known as radius bolts
     
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  30. wize1972

    wize1972 New Member

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    Wheels are the 19 five spokes from Audi (don’t have the car anymore, don’t remember the exact specs) and spacers were 15mm


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    Hi all,

    Can you help me work out what would fit a B9 S-line Avant on standard 19” x 8.5J ‘10-V spoke alloys?

    Sounds like 10mm fits front & back.... I am about to press go on a set of 11mm from Forge.... Would be good to get views and know if i can go a little wider at the back...

    Soilder4313 - Any rubbing since you fitted the 10mm?

    Wise1972 - did you fit the 12.5 spacers on the rear? We’re these ok with a fully loaded car?

    Thanks!
     
  32. Daggerit

    Daggerit Well-Known Member Team Floret Silver TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Audi S4 Audi Avant Owner Group quattro

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    I run 12mm all round with lowering springs and have had a fully loaded car with no issues. :)
     
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    Tommy_Egan Member

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    Hi I have H&R 10mm front and Firge 11mm rears.. looks ace. 11mm on front is too aggressive in my opinion or certainly for me
     

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