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    Posted: 31-Jan-2009 at 03:14
Let use this thread, to compile a list of wheels that work on our W8's (clear the front calipers, fit in the wells, etc.).

Please include all info (or as much as you can), in a chart form. Should be easier to quickly read like this rather than paragraphs, but feel free to type any extra info afterwards, such as "may rub a little bit if lowered a lot", etc. Also, feel free to included tire sizes, that work as well...again if you know.

Please include a picture of the wheel itself, or on the car if at all possible. Thanks!

Manufacturer:
Make/Model vehicle for/from:
Wheel name:
Diameter:
Width:
Offset:
Tire sizes used:


Edited by JimmyPringles - 31-Jan-2009 at 03:33
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  Quote JimmyPringles Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-Jan-2009 at 03:24
Manufacturer: TSW
Make/Model vehicle: Mercedes
Wheel name: Mandrus Emil
Diameter: 19"
Width: 8.5"
Offset: 32
Tire sizes used: 235/35/19

Minor rubbing in front, when vehicle is lowered down to about a 1 finger gap. Rubs on the upper wheel well liner mounting point on the liner itself, eventually it will just burn thru the plastic. Rears are fine.







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  Quote JimmyPringles Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-Jan-2009 at 03:32
Manufacturer: Mercedes Benz
Make/Model vehicle for/from: Mercedes SL500/600
Wheel name:
Diameter: 17"
Width: 8.25"
Offset: 34
Tire sizes used: 225/45/17




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  Quote Manowar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-Jan-2009 at 09:00
Jimmy,
What is the OEM cost of those? They look super on the car.
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  Quote rustybronco Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-Jan-2009 at 09:43

Manufacturer: not sure (pm me if you know and I'll update)
Make/Model vehicle: Volkswagen/Phaeton
Wheel name: Challenge
Diameter: 18"
Width: 8.5"
Offset: 45
Tire sizes used: 235/40/R18




No rubbing. Very little clearance between the tire and the wheel bearing housing - though this distance is fixed. Clearance should be OK with the car lowered, but not confirmed.
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  Quote tripwalking Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 10-Feb-2009 at 21:41
I have Audi A6 4.2 fat fives on mine.
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  Quote JimmyPringles Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Feb-2009 at 15:06
Hey moderator lets try and keep this thread on topic.

Anyways...

Manufacturer: Speedline
Make/Model vehicle for/from: Audi A6 (C6 2004-07) "Sportline".
Wheel name:
Diameter: 18"
Width: 8"
Offset: ET48
Tire sizes used: 245/40/18--Blown out.



Pic "borrowed" from elsewhere. Forgot my camera last night when I test fitted, so took some pics with my cell phone. I will try and get them off the cell tonight (if they came out half way decent).

They clear the caliper by 1/2 a millimeter. I know clearance is clearance on a fixed point, but I wouldn't feel comfortable rolling on them without at least a 5mm spacer. They tuck a little bit too, so a 5mm spacer would make them sit perfect.

As far as tires (again had a blown 245/40 from previous owner), this size cleared as it sat, and would clear with a 245 but I think it is a little too wide for an 8" wheel (would have buldge). A 225/40/18 would give a nice "baby" stretch, and sit nicely in the well with a 5mm spacer.

I told myself if I needed spacers, I wasn't going to bother, & just turn around & sell them, but I really like the way they look on the wagon. So, looks like Im going to be investing in some spacers, and some tires.

Edited for pics on the car:



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  Quote JimmyPringles Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Feb-2009 at 15:13
Originally posted by Manowar

Jimmy,
What is the OEM cost of those? They look super on the car.


Sorry for not responding sooner, I dont know how I missed that post. While I do not know the OEM cost of those I do (still) have them for sale. Original FS thread with pics & details:

Mercedes Wheels

If you are in LI/Local (no shipping), I'll give you a way better price then what I have listed.
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  Quote Corwin Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 13-Feb-2009 at 16:59
In other news...

Manufacturer: Audi
Make/Model vehicle for/from: A8
Wheel name: Turbine
Diameter: 19"
Width: 8.5"
Offset: et35
Tire sizes used: 225/35


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  Quote SirRangeALot Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31-Mar-2009 at 00:48
Well I'll kill two birds with one stone, since I was cleaning this thread up a bit and deleted my own post...pwnt.

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Manufacturer: Ronal
Make/Model vehicle for/from: Audi B6 S4
Wheel name: Avus
Diameter: 18"
Width: 8"
Offset: +45
Tire sizes used: 235/40/R18

Lowered on H&R/Koni setup, 2" in front and 1.75" in back. No clearance or rubbing issues whatsoever.



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Manufacturer: Audi
Make/Model vehicle for/from: Audi A6
Wheel name: Fat Five
Diameter: 17"
Width: 8"
Offset: +35
Tire sizes used: 225/45/17




Edited by SirRangeALot - 31-Mar-2009 at 00:48
Get a wagon. Bitches love wagons.
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