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Offline Yantos

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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #20 on: 13 March 2021, 07:39 »
Yeah, I’d avoid 8.5J on a mk8, even ignoring the weird winglets (snowflake EU thing) an 8.5J ET45 will be pushing it on an 8. The arches don’t seem quite as accommodating as those on a mk7 despite it being mostly the same car.
8x19 ET42 to 45 will sit just about right unless you want full gangsta stance.

CMWheels also do Estoril replicas but they have polished faces so I’d worry about that. OEM polished faces can be bad enough.

There’s an amazing looking set of genuine Pretorias in the mk7 classifieds on here. I’d have snapped them up if they’d been advertised a week or two before they went live as they’re not far from me.
http://www.golfgtiforum.co.uk/index.php?topic=287268.0


Helpful, thanks. So it sounds like either of the below (size wise) would be a straight boot on job ?

I’m def looking for an OEM stance...it really is just a design thing with Richmonds.

https://cmwheels.com/product/18-vw-golf-r-pretoria-style-wheels-gloss-gun-metal-vw-audi-5x112/

https://cmwheels.com/product/19-vw-golf-r-pretoria-style-wheels-gloss-gun-metal-vw-audi-5x112/




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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #23 on: 13 March 2021, 09:19 »
Or these...... :cool:

https://cmwheels.com/product/19%e2%80%b3-vw-golf-r-pretoria-style-wheels-bbs-gold/

Oh my word, it’s a bit early in the morning to be looking at gold wheels!  :sick:
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All of the above wheels will fit fine in 8” width and ET45.
I was tempted to go ET42 but played safe at 45mm and it looks ok, no winglets needed and certainly won’t upset an MOT tester
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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #24 on: 13 March 2021, 10:03 »
Thanks again guys, really helpful thread.

Car should arrive between now and first week of April. Will report back  :smiley:

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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #25 on: 26 March 2021, 18:15 »
Anyone seen Mr Chapple’s video where he changes to 19s? Interesting choice.

https://youtu.be/khzOiSFjxXM
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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #26 on: 26 March 2021, 19:31 »
Anyone seen Mr Chapple’s video where he changes to 19s? Interesting choice.

https://youtu.be/khzOiSFjxXM

Big improvement over the standard 18” Richmond swastika alloys IMHO, although the design’s a little too fussy for me, and the look as if they’ll be a pain in the butt to clean!
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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #27 on: 26 March 2021, 19:52 »
Anyone seen Mr Chapple’s video where he changes to 19s? Interesting choice.

https://youtu.be/khzOiSFjxXM

Is he starting to play to the gallery? He’s the wrong side of 40 for those wheels
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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #28 on: 26 March 2021, 20:32 »
Someone in the comments said they look like a Ford Focus wheel.  :laugh:

They look nothing like an OEM VW wheel. Wouldn't have been my choice, but it wasn't my money either 🤷‍♂️
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Re: GTi Clubsport - 18" wheels > 19" wheels
« Reply #29 on: 26 March 2021, 20:59 »
I doubt it was his money either  :laugh:
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