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    Thread: Will Audi wheels fit on my Jetta MKV?

    1. 03-04-2011 09:03 AM #1
      Quick question - getting a decent deal on some rims and tires and I just wanna see if anyone put Audi rims on their Jetta? If so, do you have any pics? I made sure the bolt pattern was right (5x112) but I'm not sure about offset.

    2. 03-04-2011 09:06 AM #2
      Just looked them up to see if I could find them online, they look like this. Pretty sure these are it:

      http://www.ecstuning.com/Audi-B5_A4-...oys/ES2142877/

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      03-04-2011 09:11 AM #3
      yes, they will fit but they are called wheels. Basketball players and rappers call them rims.
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      03-04-2011 09:16 AM #4
      They are called wheels.

      They are 16x7 +42... Essentially, they will fit but they are too small to look good.

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      03-04-2011 09:28 AM #5
      If you are gonna buy new "Wheels", you should definitely upgrade and fill up those fender wells. Another thing you should check when seeing if wheels will fit is the hub opening diameter, which will tell you if u need hub rings or not. Not really that important when comparing VW and Audi because most of them are 57.1 mm. But, when buying aftermarket wheels you should definitely check it. And with aftermarket wheels you also need to know if they use conical seat or ball seat lug bolts.

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      03-04-2011 10:11 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by 1972SS454 View Post
      And with aftermarket wheels you also need to know if they use conical seat or ball seat lug bolts.
      To further iterate,

      Ball seat = OEM wheels

      Conical = Aftermarket wheels

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      03-04-2011 11:11 AM #7
      Audi wheels will fit nice if you stick to similar sizes of your oem set up. 5x112 bolt pattern and similar offsets. Id go no bigger than 18's w our cars man. Im running audi wheels and theres a thread on here somewhere. Search "dubs on audi rims" or somethn like that. Dont do 16's unless theyre 3 peice deep dish bbs' or somethn good luck man
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      03-04-2011 12:14 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by PSU View Post
      To further iterate,

      Ball seat = OEM wheels

      Conical = Aftermarket wheels
      I think the only aftermarket wheel to use ball seat bolts are VMR's.
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      03-04-2011 01:38 PM #9
      FWIW, I call them rims or wheels somewhat interchangeably, but I tend to stick with rim even though I am the complete opposite of a basketball player or rapper. Basically, rim + tire = wheel. If you buy a rim, you don't expect to get a tire, too. If you buy a tire, you don't expect to get a rim, either. If buying take-off wheels, I'd expect to get rims and tires. However, is the thing in the trunk called a spare tire or a spare wheel? Anyway..

      Quote Originally Posted by soritong View Post
      Quick question - getting a decent deal on some rims and tires and I just wanna see if anyone put Audi rims on their Jetta? If so, do you have any pics? I made sure the bolt pattern was right (5x112) but I'm not sure about offset.
      I picked up a set of those wheels as seen here...



      The tires are 215/55 instead of 205/55 so they look a little puffy compared to the stock size.

      They are 7x16" et42 as compared to the stock 6.5x16" et50. If I did my math correctly, the outer edge of the rim sticks out about ~14mm more than the stock rim. Here are a couple more pics to show the 'poke'...




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      03-04-2011 01:41 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by AKdub914 View Post
      Dont do 16's unless theyre 3 peice deep dish bbs' or somethn good luck man
      I have a set of 16" A4 wheels as my winter wheels and DAMN they are small. Can't wait for the snow to stop so I can put the summer setup back on.

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      03-04-2011 02:36 PM #11
      Yea my stockers are 16s... not bad for winter n potholes, but i cant wait to put these bigger "wheels" on for the summer lol
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    12. 03-04-2011 03:14 PM #12
      Well, I'm going from steel wheels (with caps) to these Audi ones. I'm pretty sure the steel ones I'm using are 15". You still think they would be too small? I'm not looking to make the thing look gorgeous by any means at the current moment, but I'd like to upgrade to alloys prior to do some of the work I'm planning on (replacing taillights, etc.)

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      03-04-2011 05:15 PM #13
      Yea its prettymuch persal prefrence. You should be good with any size that sticks to a close diameter as OEM. Anyone correct me or chime in if im wrong here. Just helpin with what i kno
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      03-05-2011 11:23 PM #14
      a3 wheels
      nuff said

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      03-06-2011 01:16 AM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Joey Russo View Post
      yes, they will fit but they are called wheels. Basketball players and rappers call them rims.
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      03-06-2011 01:36 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by AKdub914 View Post
      Dont do 16's unless theyre 3 peice deep dish bbs' or somethn good luck man
      Wheels generally look smaller with a fat lip, 16s are too small for this platform, especially with a lip

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      03-06-2011 02:39 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by dustinwark View Post
      Wheels generally look smaller with a fat lip, 16s are too small for this platform, especially with a lip
      Agreed

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      05-17-2012 10:37 PM #19
      I like the sleeper look of the 16" wheels.

      I found a decent set of 1999 a4 7 spoke rims/wheels for less than new steelies.
      I want to use these for winter tires on my 2008 jetta. Being 16" x 7" with a 45mm offset, technically i should be able to get away with some 225 50 r16 in the wheel wells without any rubbing?
      what do you guys all think? should i just stick to the 205's?

      http://www.wheels-and-rims.com/images/ALY58719U.jpg

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