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Quick question I have Audi speedlines, I've been getting quotes for refurbs and some places say there a genuine split, others say not, some say they are and take the nuts out, others say don't as you could screw one etc, basically need some straight answers. Cheers.
 

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There is more then one type of Audi Speedline which is the confusion. If you are talking about the modern 2006+ Speedlines they are one piece alloy cast wheel. I know as i had these as the up grade on my 2006 Audi A3 S-line.
 

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Yes they are a modern one piece alloy wheel. Common problem with them was the lacquer cracking/peeling causing water to get underneath and making "spider web" stain marks under the lacquer. The factory lacquer wasn`t very good and soon suffered from stone chips and flaked off if the alloys got kerbed.
 

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Yes they are a modern one piece alloy wheel. Common problem with them was the lacquer cracking/peeling causing water to get underneath and making "spider web" stain marks under the lacquer. The factory lacquer wasn`t very good and soon suffered from stone chips and flaked off if the alloys got kerbed.
http://www.r32oc.com/topic/40393-my-mkv-red-3-door-r32-with-some-mods/page__st__30

see that link there michael? he seems to have split his and there the modern ones which is what i can't figure out?!?!
 

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When i took my wheels off they are definitely one piece cast alloy but never actually tried to unscrew the face. I guess the easiest way would be to try and unscrew one of the bolts on the wheel rim and see if they come loose. I doubt most companies would bother to split them as they would just acid dip and shot blast them to make the face come up as new. Splitting an alloy wheel is time consuming and costly anyway.
 

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Alloys are one piece cast with no join as this was what i was going by but they seem to have what i guess is a bolt on face so making them two piece.
 

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These are 2 piece I had them on my mkv for a while and the face splits from the rim just undo all the bolts and the front comes off
 

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I have a question, would 18" BBS speedlines 5x100 et33 8j fit a mk5 r? Or be made to fit?

Also does that sounds OEM figment to you or replica? He says there genuine
 

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No they wouldn't fit a Mk5 without adapters. Then with adapters I'm assuming th offset wouldn't be the best.

From my experience, 5x112 are genuines as they were put onto newer (56 onwards) Audis.
 

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No they wouldn't fit a Mk5 without adapters. Then with adapters I'm assuming th offset wouldn't be the best.

From my experience, 5x112 are genuines as they were put onto newer (56 onwards) Audis.
he says they are of an Audi TT and are 2 split. They need a refurb and 1 alloy has a flat on the rim so needs repairing .. He wants £210?? Worth it
 
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