Opinion on wheels

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Opinion on wheels

Post by nij » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:11 pm

I'm not really happy with the gloss black wheels my car came with and I wanted some ideas and people's opinions.

The car came with these:
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Got myself a set of rotors:
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Consider refurbishing the original to look like these:
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Or get a set of LMX multi spoke wheels:
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Another option is to change the colour of the rotors to full titanium or full black.

What do you guys think?
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by MikeFish » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:22 pm

For me, I prefer the LMX wheels. Failing that, original colour of the original wheels.
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by Covkiller » Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:52 pm

The wheels on the blue R8 look the best of lot
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by Trups » Wed Jul 13, 2016 8:33 pm

What is a R8 China addition? Never heard of that before. Looks legit
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by Ian_C » Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:06 pm

nij wrote:Got myself a set of rotors
Easy to clean! Although maybe less of an issue with ceramics! :beerchug:
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by RS6chris! » Wed Jul 13, 2016 9:20 pm

Vossens for the win
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by classba » Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:14 pm

RS6chris! wrote:Vossens for the win
All to their own but why the fcuk you want to mount Vossens to an R8?. Vossen wheels are mostly cast compared to forged from Audi. The lightest OEM Audi wheels ( you won't get better and lighter) is the LMX and are made by Apptech.
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by nij » Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:16 am

MikeFish wrote:For me, I prefer the LMX wheels. Failing that, original colour of the original wheels.
The LMX wheels looks most upto date, but just seems a bit too fussy. The gloss black OEM wheels makes the car look mean, but on a dull day, you can't see the wheels with everything in black.
Covkiller wrote:The wheels on the blue R8 look the best of lot
They are the same as the OEM wheels, but with diamond cut edge.
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nij wrote:Got myself a set of rotors
Easy to clean! Although maybe less of an issue with ceramics! :beerchug:
Rotors are the only ones with some dish to them.
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RS6chris! wrote:Vossens for the win
All to their own but why the fcuk you want to mount Vossens to an R8?. Vossen wheels are mostly cast compared to forged from Audi. The lightest OEM Audi wheels ( you won't get better and lighter) is the LMX and are made by Apptech.
Would like to keep it OEM at the moment, although there's a set of forged ADV.1 I quite fancy.
I see you've got two sets of LMX wheels for your GT. :notworthy:
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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by Speedr8 » Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:04 am

Hi

OZ Superforgiatta and Michelin

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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by nij » Wed Aug 03, 2016 6:23 pm

I've got a set of these instead. They are the 2nd generation 19" V10 plus wheels and the strange thing is that the rear centre bore size is bigger (Front 57.1, Rear 66.6).

Now, I've need to decide if I'm going to keep the titanium/diamond cut finish or change them to titanium or black.

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Re: Opinion on wheels

Post by IanPoll » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:46 pm

Speedr8 wrote:
Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:04 am
Hi

OZ Superforgiatta and Michelin

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Tom
That looks so nice! :thumbs:

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