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After Xmas I'll be replacing my wheels. I'm after some authentic A8 wheels...18s probably.

Where's the best place to get them? How much will the bank manager hate me by? The cost really isn't important...just need to be aware of it.

Also, what are a decent set of tyres for them? How much would I be looking at for 4 corners?

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Would it create a problem once the adapters had been bought? What PCD are the A8 wheels? How muchy are the adapters?

Are there any genuine Audi wheels that fit the VW directly? [:)]

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Audi A8's are 5 X 112mm PCD versus the Golf/Bora's 5 X 100mm. Adapters are about ?150 - ?200 including bolts etc. Using adapters shouldn't create many problems but they will space the wheels out slightly so a chance they could foul the arches.
 

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4E0601025AC - Audi P/N

8 5JX18H2 ET45 5/112 are the other numbers.

I'm quite low as it is...and probably going lower...BOOOOOO. So, any other suggestions? Haha (thanks by the way)

Will ?2k be enough or must I continue to save?
 

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Whats the point? jus get some reps! u will be paying double for the wheels then will have to mess about with adapters, also the they will be wider then reps and with the adapters on they will stick out of the arch!
 

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A8's (although nice) have been done. For ?2k, your looking at BBS LM territory, i know which i would rather have !!

Look at the Rial Daytona's MikeTDI is getting, they would look gorgeous on your bora, especially with 9.5 at the rear.

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or look at mike's site here for other inspiration:

http://www.borabase.hostrocket.com/Custom%20Bodywork.htm

Dished is the way to go IMO, but each to their own.
 

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Haha...oh dear. Hopefully you'll have sold them by the New Year...if not, I'll have some Rial Daytona's before you! [;)]

They look like a serious PITA to clean...I haven't got the time/inclination to be honest...at the moment. I'm after something easy...
 

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Ive always hated the A8 wheels, they look like roulette wheels and totally ridiculous on a MK4 IMO. If you are spending ?2,000 on wheels you could get something much, much nicer if you ask me. Id be tempted by MTM Bimotas, BBS LMs, Rial Daytonas 2, or something by Fikse even.

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