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Old 12-11-2013, 09:15 AM   #1
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Default new wheels maybe

what do you guys think of these wheels
http://www.bigbrandwheels.com/DUB-Wh...ome-Rims/5829/
my car is black
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Old 12-11-2013, 09:39 AM   #2
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Default Oooo NO.!

Didn't really need to open the link once I saw the word 'DUB' in it... I just don't get it, what is it with America and chrome? Is it still the 1970's here? Oh wait...

As with any mod, *****, it's your choice, doesn't really matter what any of us think....

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http://www.bigbrandwheels.com/DUB-Wh...ome-Rims/5829/
my car is black
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Old 12-11-2013, 10:12 AM   #3
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I don't like them but that's not important.

Important is if they are going to clear front calipers. Probably not. Another concern is offset. Not a word about it. OEM is 45 mm. 8.5" wide rims can be used if offset is between 58 mm and 30 mm. Best is 45 mm. Lower will push wheels out and look more aggressive.
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Old 12-11-2013, 01:38 PM   #4
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Those look awful.

They'd look real dope on a 300.. lol, which is the market these "rims" are made to attract.

Also, they are chrome, and not even close to a euro look. To top it off the brand name is "DUB", cheap inferior product. Stick with OEM.
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Old 12-11-2013, 05:08 PM   #5
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Sorry, not a fan of it. I think it will take away from the car.. DUB brand reminds me of the rapper/hip hop movement.. Not that there's anything wrong with that..
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They'd look real dope on a 300.. lol,
I believe the prevailing expression is 'GRANT' not 'dope'...

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Old 12-11-2013, 08:49 PM   #7
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I believe the prevailing expression is 'GRANT' not 'dope'...

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That was good, had a good laugh.

I would also vote no on those wheels. It's a little gangsta for my taste but ultimately, it's your car. You asked, so we opine.
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Old 12-14-2013, 10:38 AM   #8
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Default C6 18 in wheels for snow?

Will 18x8 in C6 (2005+ A6) wheels fit over the calipers on my 05 D3?

There is a nice set locally for sale and I'd like to put some winter tires on them.

18x8 et48
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Old 12-14-2013, 10:59 AM   #9
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Im looking at new wheels also but not chrome I think they have had there time and getting a bit out dated now I'm looking at bigger wheels as when I look at at my A8 I think the 19" wheels look too small

This what I'm thinking

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/22-Audi-A8...item58a8455d1e
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Will 18x8 in C6 (2005+ A6) wheels fit over the calipers on my 05 D3?

There is a nice set locally for sale and I'd like to put some winter tires on them.

18x8 et48
If they are OEM they will fit.
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