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Upgrades (non TDI Engine related) The place of handling, lighting and other upgrades that do not relate to the performance or economy of the TDI engine. In other words upgrades to your TDI that don't fit into TDI Fuel Economy & TDI Engine Enhancements.Please note the Performance Disclaimer

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Old April 18th, 2007, 19:00   #1
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Default OEM wheel database now has 138 rims!

http://4130-products.com/wheels/

It keeps on growing..... 149 rims now.
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Old April 19th, 2007, 03:50   #2
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I thought that mk5 Detroit were called Huffs.
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Old April 19th, 2007, 06:53   #3
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I get the wheel names directly from VW (ETKA parts catalog) and other VW material. I don't name it until I find something from VW.
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Old April 19th, 2007, 07:19   #4
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MK1, first row, third photo is a Tarantula. 13" x 5.5" that was originally on the Scirocco S.
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Old April 19th, 2007, 16:14   #5
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Great work, Pencilneck! Appreciate your creating and maintaining all that info.

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Old April 22nd, 2007, 10:33   #6
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Thanks for the info! This is the authority when checking out wheels on eBay, very useful.
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Old April 26th, 2007, 15:54   #7
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Just added and got info on another Touareg wheel. Both of which are on the V10 TDI versions.
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Old April 30th, 2007, 18:40   #8
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This one, still marked as a question mark, is a spare wheel from a W8. There's one for sale on eBay right now.

http://www.4130-products.com/wheels/100-0041_IMG.html

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/VW-W8...QQcmdZViewItem

They'd be pretty smokin' to have a complete set of four. I like 'em.

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PS-- Thanks for making the db. It's been very useful to me in choosing my next set of wheels, which are going to be 2006 NB Houstons. I'll send you a postcard with a pic of the Houston'd wagon as soon as I get them mounted.
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Old April 30th, 2007, 19:23   #9
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This one, still marked as a question mark, is a spare wheel from a W8. There's one for sale on eBay right now.
Several VWs did come with a nice matching allow wheel for the spare, where as most have the steel rim. As I recall, the Passat I saw this on had a complete set of them... plus spares don't tend to have center caps.

I've contacted the ebay seller asking for the part number, a big thanks for the lead there, hopefully I'll be able to put that monster to bed soon.
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Old May 9th, 2007, 06:31   #10
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Anyone care to share their source for VW rims and discounted prices? A lot of the rims I see are way overpriced. Not too much on eBay from what I saw for the A5. Will any of the A4 rims fit the A5? I like the bbs style rims.
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Old May 9th, 2007, 20:31   #11
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Will any of the A4 rims fit the A5?
No, the bolt patterns are different.

As for a cheap source for rims, http://wheelcollision.com/ has fairly good prices for refurb'd rims. We ordered a wheel from then a while back for a customer and were surprised at how good the face of the rim looked, brand new (inside of rim wasn't repainted). It cost about half the price from them VS over the counter.

Beyond that, the deals that pop up every so often when little Billy decides to be extra stupid and gets the latest bling bling wheels he saw in some "tuner" magazine... the ad had a lady with large boobs standing next to the wheels, so the wheels must be cool and Billy is kidding himself if he thinks those bling bling wheels are going to get him a pair of boobs like that. At best, Billy will get old man boobs later in life... Billy is stupid, so keep your eye out for him.
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Old May 11th, 2007, 16:22   #12
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No, the bolt patterns are different.
If you're willing to fork over some cash to have something "different" on your A4, you can always buy 5x100 to 5x112 adapters, at $360 for a hubcentric set from H&R (or half that price used), or $180 for a non-hubcentric set from (the website I can't remember now).

As it turns out, the extra offset you would have to endure by buying the 20mm+ adapters is cancelled out by the fact that A5 rims have about 15mm more offset than A4 rims.

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Old June 4th, 2007, 14:27   #13
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What about these on my 04 jetta gls? good/bad?





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Old June 22nd, 2007, 13:27   #14
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Default B4 5x100???

Hi, both of your B4 examples are 5x100 pattern, my B4 TDI is 4x100 as are all others?

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Old June 25th, 2007, 21:07   #15
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Hi, both of your B4 examples are 5x100 pattern, my B4 TDI is 4x100 as are all others?

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If the car come with the VR6, then it has 5 lug wheels, 4 cyclinders came with 4 lug wheels. This rule also applies to the mk3 platform as well.

I've just not run across any B4 alloy wheels on a 4 cyclinder. Can you send a good photo?
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