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    Thread: Will these wheels fit?

    1. 02-20-2012 01:46 PM #1
      I want an aggressive look, but I have no idea if these will work. The car will obviously be lowered.

      20 x 9.5 HRE 546R
      Fronts are 36 offset
      Rear are 24 offset

      Thanks

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      02-20-2012 03:39 PM #2
      So 20's will fit fine,

      But the offset will be SUPER agressive.

      Compared to the stock 19's which are 8.5 et43:
      The front will extend out an additional 20mm
      The back will extend out an additional 32mm

      Hard to say - but I think you may have rubbing issues

    3. 02-20-2012 07:24 PM #3
      The plan was to run some aggresively stretched tires, but if the wheels poke out of the fenders signifcantly, I won't bother with these wheels.

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      02-20-2012 10:47 PM #4
      Hm... Have you lowered the car yet?

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      02-21-2012 11:18 AM #5
      The fronts would work, rears might but you would probably need a lot of stretch at which point you may as well have got an A4. Plus, you couldn't easily rotate them, so you'd be going through tires.

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      02-21-2012 03:46 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Rabboto View Post
      The fronts would work, rears might but you would probably need a lot of stretch at which point you may as well have got an A4. Plus, you couldn't easily rotate them, so you'd be going through tires.
      Just curious - why would he may as well have gotten an A4? Wider Fenders or something?

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      02-21-2012 10:09 PM #7
      Actually, I was being sarcastic. Why by an S4 and then put a whacked out staggered/stretch combo that defeats the purpose of having an S4.

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      02-21-2012 11:04 PM #8
      lol, got ya!

      That is a good question - there are a lot of people who like to do a lot of mods to cars that some of us may not find tasteful but to each his own right?

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      02-22-2012 12:23 AM #9
      Without a doubt, but it sounds like he's asking for help and I gave him my opinion. I've had plenty of cars that were form over function but in the case of the S4, it's such a good car, to put a nonfunctional wheel tire combo doesn't make much sense unless you want the performance to suffer.

    10. 02-26-2012 05:38 PM #10
      I appreciate the help and opinions guys.

      To be honest, I don't buy my cars specifically for performance unlike some of you (which is cool). To me, the S4 is much more than performance. I love the interior and looks. In comparison, these two things made me choose it over the BMW 335.

      I don't track my cars and I don't race my cars. Why get an S4 you ask? Well, I like to have the power for city driving and highway driving (for passing and off ramps). The S4 has everything I want.

      Anyway....what are your thoughts on this setup?

      20"bbs RSGT wheels
      5x112 bolt pattern
      Fronts 8.5" 38offset
      Rears 9" 36offset

      Is this do-able?

    11. 02-26-2012 09:54 PM #11
      The BBS were on a B6 S4 if that helps

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      02-26-2012 10:50 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by Duby T View Post
      I appreciate the help and opinions guys.

      To be honest, I don't buy my cars specifically for performance unlike some of you (which is cool). To me, the S4 is much more than performance. I love the interior and looks. In comparison, these two things made me choose it over the BMW 335.

      I don't track my cars and I don't race my cars. Why get an S4 you ask? Well, I like to have the power for city driving and highway driving (for passing and off ramps). The S4 has everything I want.

      Anyway....what are your thoughts on this setup?

      20"bbs RSGT wheels
      5x112 bolt pattern
      Fronts 8.5" 38offset
      Rears 9" 36offset

      Is this do-able?
      Abosolutely those will fit! You'll be just fine with no mods needed...

      And I'm the same - I don't track my car or race - I just drive spirited and enjoy the comfort, refinement, snow capability, sound system and style of the S4. It is a full package. If I only wanted pure driving performance I'd buy an Ariel Atom! Maybe I still will!!!


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      02-27-2012 10:43 AM #13
      That will fit, but you won't have much of a staggered look, more of a spaced out rear - I believe the lips of those two sizes are exactly the same on the RS GT and once again you won't be able to rotate your tires.

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      02-27-2012 10:29 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Duby T View Post
      The BBS were on a B6 S4 if that helps
      If the wheels came from a B6 S4, you may need to bore out the center hubs to 66.6mm, unless the wheels already have hub centric adapter rings, in which case you will need check the hub diameter without the rings.

      The B6 S4 hub inside diameter is probably 57.1mm.
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      02-27-2012 10:34 PM #15
      Good point, they are 57.1 but the RS GT's do use hub-centric rings so you could probably get the correct ones if the center bore isn't correct without them.

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      03-01-2012 07:20 AM #16
      Before anything always remember that our cars have a 66.6 hub size so you cant use any wheels from a B7 B6 B5 and so on unless you do some type of "down-conversion" go from 66.6 to 57.1..

      factory OEM size for 19 is 19x8.5 with a ET of 43..soo

      you can run et of 35 33...

      me for example im running 19x9 with a et of 28..they would sit flush with the fenders but the neg camber dosnt help it(im too low)..

      i think you would be fine with teh et up front but the 24 im not too sure..member the fenders in the back dont stick out as much as the fronts do.

      here a pic of my car to give you a better example.



      Hope this helps.
      Last edited by 1_clean_jetta; 03-01-2012 at 07:22 AM.

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      03-01-2012 05:39 PM #17
      Thats beautiful.
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      03-01-2012 08:13 PM #18
      Like I said before, many wheel companies have interchangeable hubcentric rings for different fitments, therefore, you can use them on B6, B7, B8 as long as you get the proper ring.

    19. 03-29-2012 10:52 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by 1_clean_jetta View Post
      Before anything always remember that our cars have a 66.6 hub size so you cant use any wheels from a B7 B6 B5 and so on unless you do some type of "down-conversion" go from 66.6 to 57.1..

      factory OEM size for 19 is 19x8.5 with a ET of 43..soo

      you can run et of 35 33...

      me for example im running 19x9 with a et of 28..they would sit flush with the fenders but the neg camber dosnt help it(im too low)..

      i think you would be fine with teh et up front but the 24 im not too sure..member the fenders in the back dont stick out as much as the fronts do.

      here a pic of my car to give you a better example.



      Hope this helps.
      wow looks mint!

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