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03-08-2008, 10:57 PM
Well I just got some new BBS wheels.
They came off of a B5 too.
They are CH 18" , not so sure on the width, but it runs 225-40-18's.
It says ET54 on the inside.
I went to put it on the front and it completely rubbed the top steering knuckle (i think thats what it is).
Am I not supposed to run these wheels?
Wheels spacers??

03-09-2008, 01:05 AM
the offset seems kinda extreme :| btw..how heavy are the Ch's compared to your rs4 reps?

03-09-2008, 01:18 AM
Correct offset for your B5 would be 45.

So, you'll need a 10mm spacer. ET 35 also goes well, fills out the arches pretty well, so you could also use a 20mm spacer. Don't forget, you'll need longer bolts too.

03-09-2008, 11:06 AM
20 mm spacer ftw

03-09-2008, 11:25 AM
I think the offset our cars can take are between 32 and 48 (or something like that).

03-09-2008, 11:38 AM
I have CH's in a 18" with a 35 offset. No rubbing issues. I'm lowered on Stassis SS Coilovers if the helps. Oh ya same tire size as well.

03-09-2008, 01:52 PM
Can you show me some pictures?

03-09-2008, 02:11 PM
Use this calculator, it'll tell you how much clearance you gain or lose with various offsets.


03-09-2008, 02:18 PM
Can you show me some pictures?

I would gladly but they are sitting in the shed. Winter here in Sweden = winter tires on RS4 reps. I'll see if I can fish up some photos from summertime.

03-09-2008, 02:19 PM
I thought the only 5x112 CH's were et 35 and et50?