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Old 02-12-2018, 03:09 PM
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How about using spacers?
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Old 02-12-2018, 03:48 PM
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I have a distinct distaste for wheel spacers. I have seen too many related failures over the years in my shop. The caliper bracket is more than ample to take a 3mm angled edge on it.
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Now that its all said and done I am quite happy with the outcome. They fit just right (after modding the brake caliper mount) and look right. Car even rides better than on the 18" wheels which is strange. Far superior cornering now.




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Old 02-12-2018, 05:57 PM
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That is a beautiful car, wheels are a huge improvement.....I actually like that interior, mine is black interior, not my favorite. I like Balao Brown but super rare. Great color on that car, good score!
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Thank you! And I would LOVE a black interior. Being a mechanic I really have to be careful when I leave work. lol
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The wheels do look great. Congrats.
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Originally Posted by LaserSVT View Post
Being a mechanic I really have to be careful when I leave work. lol
Actually, the lighter color should be more suitable for you. Better to be more careful than to leave any dirt on your upholstery and pretend it isn't there just because it can't be seen
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Now I want S8 mirror covers. LOL
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Valentines day gift from the wife.


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Originally Posted by LaserSVT View Post
Now I want S8 mirror covers. LOL
Lucky that you have the bigger mirrors that you can get replica mirror caps. I gave up trying to get a set for my 05 but I have a set on my 09 and love them.

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