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hey all [:D]

Im looking to get some 17 or 18"s for my golf 4, which alloys do you guys reckon look best? I think the 18" RS4's look wicked but so do many others. I got between 700 & 800 pounds to spend.

Need some opinions guys [8)]
 

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Be different and go for some super phat 17" splits. The euro look is the way to go and commands muchos respect. Go for 9's on the front and 10's on the rear from someone like image or maybe boyd coddington.
 

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18s look better but like Kieron says, everyone and there dog has 18s. 17" S3 wheels do look really good on silver Golfs. No idea what you have but there's an option for you
 

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In terms of looks alone, I like 18s, either RS4s or the BBS CH jobs. In terms of practicality, I have 16s on my car.
 

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its a metallic black golf, ive been reading afew of the posts on here about the audi replicas paint bubbling, so how much are originals going to cost me & wheres the best place to buy em?

cheers guys
 

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I'd be tempted with the Audi Nuvolari wheels, mind you, there were some RS4 replicas going for good money in the 'Offers and Discount' section from vwspeed
 

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I think RS6 are better as there are not many about as for RS4 nice but i was in rochdale and seen 2 sets in space of 10 mins now thats common
 

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im like every dog,supposely?...[}:)]..problem with going for 17`s and going phat ie 9" and 10" you will need coilovers if you hav`nt got them.there ?600 for a good set..[:I]
 

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Quote: posted by djhorace on 30/12/2004 09:51:06

18" Kahn RS-R wheels are the biz on a Golf IMO.

Hmmm how much are we looking at for these?! i have only up to 800 pounds to spend, im thinking about buying the 17" audi reps VWspeed sells, wat you guys reckon?

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Oh ye by the way guys its a Black Golf mk4 1.4E all standard at the moment. [^]
 

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Not to get into a protracted argument here but I have been following the VW scene for close to 10 years and believe me the euro styling is as old as the scene and shows no sign of dying out. It is a timeless styling statement which is undeniably cool in only a way a dub can be. I have personally just ordered some 9"x18" rims and plan to add 15mm spacers on the rear combined with a large drop on coilies. 9.5x17 BBS splits would just ooze euro sophistication and cool and will look good in 10 years time. Anyway that's my rant over and I in no way intend to put anyones nose out. Just adding to a healthy debate.
 

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Anything smaller than 18's dont look right on a golf, the arches are too big. As you said your car is standard at the moment, if you buy 17's and then start doing other things to your car (e.g skirts, lowered) you'll just end up wanting 18's after a while.

Spend the extra cash and get 18's

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as i said before im thinking about buying the rs4 reps off vwspeed, how much you reckon 4 tyres of a good brand would cost me on top fitted for 18s?
 

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18s for definate as cat said arches are big on Golfs. If I could afford it I'd have 19s [^]. I think 17s don't look right.

Oops opened a can of worms now [B)].
 

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going for 18's in either the RS4's or A8's, so which ones you reckon rs4's or a8's?!

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RS4

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A8

I think the A8's look awesome! Anyone got A8's on their car, could you post up a pic [:)]
 

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Quote: posted by cat on 01/01/2005 18:08:10

Anything smaller than 18's dont look right on a golf,

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What a stupid thing to say when the car comes standard with 16's anyway and dosnt look to bad, i have 17's and very happy with them, they fill the arches fine and its a much more comfortable ride than my mates golf with 18's.

leave us 17'ers ALONE [^]

Rant over [:D]
 

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ive been offered these Audi TT Competition chrome 17"s with part worn tyres for 700 quid not too sure tho

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As you can probably tell im having a bit of trouble picking which alloys to buy [:I]
 

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Don't worry mate, I drove my buddy mad not making me mind up which alloys to buy. Had four on a short list & still couldn't decide [:D].

Ended up with 18 RS4s in the end. Just don't rush into it [;)]
 
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