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Old 29th July 2018, 09:23 PM
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Hi all iam new to this forum so please be kind lol
i have a audi a8 d2 pf 4.2. at the moment is has standard 16 inc monoblock wheels. i found a set of 18inc s8 wheels will they fit? do i need spacers? i have been told by some they wont fit. iam a bit lost i think only an a8 owner would know.
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Old 29th July 2018, 09:32 PM
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Welcome We're all very nice here

S8 18s will fit your 4.2 just fine.
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Old 29th July 2018, 11:09 PM
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Old 29th July 2018, 11:19 PM
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Welcome from me. The 18s will fit no problem, and they will help fill the wheel arches and give the car a better stance. As for spacers, some people fit them just to bring the wheels that little bit extra to the outside. Use the Search feature and check through the photos people have posted and you'll get the idea.

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Old 30th July 2018, 09:56 AM
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Welcome from me too, but photos of your car are obligatory!
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Old 30th July 2018, 10:34 AM
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Welcome -and ask away (ideally after you've posted your photos ..., though we'll happily wait if necessary ): any question you have will probably answered on here, we're a very friendly bunch.
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Old 30th July 2018, 06:35 PM
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many thanks for the info and thank you all for a warm welcome.
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Old 30th July 2018, 07:13 PM
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My Facelift has 18" Avus (OEM) wheels with 15mm spacers. the spacers just help the wheels fill the arches better. Oh, and welcome
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