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Old 23rd January 2019, 08:54 PM
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Thanks mj, what a fantastic write up and brilliant advice.
Someone should ‘sticky’ this.
In light of this will focus on 255/40s
Thank you ever so much.
Pics to follow...
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Old 18th March 2019, 09:01 PM
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Wheels on. Dead pleased..
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- newbie to audis, 2001 s8 purchased aug 2018, stock at the moment but likely to change....

- BMW e28 m535 white 1986, owned 12 years 164,000miles in aug 18, daily driver, front and rear strut, remotec alloys, some lighting of load, e34/e32 front and rear brakes, coilovers, alpina cam and chip, full fritzs manifold and exhaust, goes like stink.

- e9 csl 1972, owned 6 years but before was stored in a barn for 5 years and now looking to get it going again - possibly at risk of divorce ! Stripped and ready for paint as at aug 18

Recently departed:
- red mk1 vw golf gti, fully sorted: resprayed, flash red, mk2 1800 16v conversion, uprated brakes, shocks, leather interior, sold 5 years ago.

- 1986 Saab 900 turbo convertible sold to get Audi on 'one out, one in' rule imposed by missus...
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Old 19th March 2019, 10:19 AM
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Nice. I like those.

What wheels are they?
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Old 20th March 2019, 12:02 PM
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thanks, They are Rivera RV170 19" x 9.5" 5x112 et42 ...
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- e9 csl 1972, owned 6 years but before was stored in a barn for 5 years and now looking to get it going again - possibly at risk of divorce ! Stripped and ready for paint as at aug 18

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Old 20th March 2019, 12:49 PM
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thanks, They are Rivera RV170 19" x 9.5" 5x112 et42 ...
Me too (which is very rare for non-OEM): I like the curvaceousness of them - does the curve of the "spokes" mean that the curved part protrudes further out than the rim/tyre, or do they not curve out that much?
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