Wheel Spacers - Audi Forum - Audi Forums for the A4, S4, TT, A3, A6 and more!


Wheels & Tires Discussion on Wheel and Tire choices for summer/winter applications.
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
Old 12-26-2012, 02:39 AM   #1
Audi Forum - Posts like an A1
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Vancouver BC
Posts: 4
CLosA3TDi is on a distinguished road
Default Wheel Spacers

Did a search, no luck. most topics ask w/ wheel upgrades

I want to keep my A3 as stock as possible. i dont want to upgrade the wheels(YET) but i do want a more aggresive look

Q:Any one have experience with spacers?
What size spacer you recommend? (Front and Back), Brands?
Suppliers?
Will i need to do a alignment?
Ebay Spacers?
a quick google search took me straight to ebay. any advice in that field?
also are the prices reasonable on ebay?
CLosA3TDi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 12:45 PM   #2
Audi Forum - Posts like an A3
 
13S4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Calgary
Posts: 94
13S4 is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Wheel Spacers

Quote:
Originally Posted by CLosA3TDi View Post
Did a search, no luck. most topics ask w/ wheel upgrades

I want to keep my A3 as stock as possible. i dont want to upgrade the wheels(YET) but i do want a more aggresive look

Q:Any one have experience with spacers?
What size spacer you recommend? (Front and Back), Brands?
Suppliers?
Will i need to do a alignment?
Ebay Spacers?
a quick google search took me straight to ebay. any advice in that field?
also are the prices reasonable on ebay?
I don't have any experience with A3's, but I ran 15mm spacers front and back on my s4 this summer which is quite aggressive. Look on Audizine under the A3 section and you may be able to find out the maximum spacer size for your vehicle. I would assume 10mm would be safe, but also give you the look you want.

I went with H&R, and was very impressed. Make sure you get a "hub-centric" spacer with the inner lip that sits inside the wheel. When installing you need to make sure every contact surface is perfectly clean. Also be sure to get the proper diameter for the vehicle so they will sit flush.

Any spacer over ~7mm will require longer lug bolts. Mine were installed at the same time I put on springs so I did get an allignment. I would say that you would be safe without one.
13S4 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2013, 05:38 PM   #3
Audi Forum - Posts like an A1
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Edmonton
Posts: 1
Choke Norris is on a distinguished road
Default Re: Wheel Spacers

Where did you get your Springs and Spacers installed?
Choke Norris is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
For Sale: 2-20mm wheel spacers ginsta Audi parts for sale & wanted. 0 05-08-2012 08:26 PM
For Sale: Wheel Spacers x2 10mm trilib2000 Audi parts for sale & wanted. 2 04-19-2012 02:40 PM
S: 10 and 15mm H&R trak+ wheel spacers with bolts Sillysod Audi parts for sale & wanted. 0 03-18-2010 11:53 AM
WTB 15mm Wheel Spacers white fish Audi parts for sale & wanted. 0 08-22-2008 10:46 PM
Wheel spacers Q-ball A4-B7 - (Typ 8E/8H, 20052008) 19 05-13-2008 07:57 AM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:47 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.