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#10951

Posted 3 days ago

Where in USA are you?


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#10952

Posted 3 days ago

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#10953

Posted 3 days ago

:lol: Well we pay a bit more for services here sadly. Probably around $100-130 to fix one wheel, if not more.

 

Since you're Socal though, you can try hitting up Jack @ VR Wheels. If he can't do it, maybe he can point you out to another place. Just take a photo and email him. (The hotmail one goes direct to him I believe, unless he switched to the sales one)

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#10954

Posted 3 days ago

:lol: Well we pay a bit more for services here sadly. Probably around $100-130 to fix one wheel, if not more.

 

Since you're Socal though, you can try hitting up Jack @ VR Wheels. If he can't do it, maybe he can point you out to another place. Just take a photo and email him. (The hotmail one goes direct to him I believe, unless he switched to the sales one)

$130 is a bit much for me right now haha, maybe I'll get it fixed in the future.

 

Thanks though :)


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#10955

Posted 3 days ago

I just realized that the wheels are probably reps because the RS4 wheels didn't come with a machined face (at least I don't think so). Do I throw away/donate them or just keep em?

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#10956

Posted 3 days ago

Have you checked the back side for any stampings that indicate whether or not it may be authentic?

 

Even OEM faces can easily be diamond cut (machined). And if they are reps, you could find some guy on local classifieds who will buy them and throw them on his junker anyway.  :lol:


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#10957

Posted 2 days ago

I've checked the back and there aren't any Audi logos, just "20x9", "no1 oe", and this weird logo that reads "AG" (or at least it looks like AG).

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#10958

Posted 2 days ago Edited by Android, 2 days ago.

IMO, if getting them fixed would be an option, I would just keep them. It's almost a free set of wheels that you could potentially throw onto your car (or your next one).. and they look good, too!

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#10959

Posted 2 days ago

Potentially throw on your car if you can get 5x112 PCD, 57mm centre bore, ET46, 9" wide and 20" diameter wheels to fit. Which I think is probably a fairly small list of vehicles...

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#10960

Posted 2 days ago

@KBB: then again, if you put that Audi rims into your Accord, you may look like one of that kid who wants an Audi but too broke to afford it.

or, OR, you could sell it to someone who own an A4 and want to upgrade their rims for some quick buck.

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#10961

Posted 2 days ago

I doubt they even fit on the Accord :D

 

I'll probably just clean em up for now since idk what to do with them yet


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#10962

Posted A day ago Edited by TitanR1, A day ago.

What is up with the FXX K's spoiler? I'm no physicist, but doesn't less area are equal to less downforce? Carbon fiber is pretty light, wouldn't it be better to create a regular spoiler?

 

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#10963

Posted A day ago

It's probably to do with airflow over the corners on the car. Less about maximising downforce, more about shaping airflow to minimise drag whilst still providing enough downforce.
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Posted A day ago Edited by HeavyDuke, A day ago.

It's probably to do with airflow over the corners on the car. Less about maximising downforce, more about shaping airflow to minimise drag whilst still providing enough downforce.

Pretty sure thats exactly where its for. The new Koenigsegg Regera also comes with an optional aero package that includes these 'things' next to the main spoiler.

 

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Also got my new low profile hydrolic jack. Regular height jack no longer fits the WS6 bird i got.

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I had to buy this, last time i had to lift the car up a bit myself so someone els could push the jack into place lol.


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#10965

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What is up with the FXX K's spoiler? I'm no physicist, but doesn't less area are equal to less downforce? Carbon fiber is pretty light, wouldn't it be better to create a regular spoiler?

 

ferrari-fxx-k-inline1-photo-651917-s-ori

 

The FXX K (like the LaFerrari it's based off) uses active aero. The middle section lifts at higher speed and probably during braking to increase downforce.

 

Ferrari-FXX-K-Spoiler-Gap-3-HendoSmoke.j

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#10966

Posted 16 hours ago

 



What is up with the FXX K's spoiler? I'm no physicist, but doesn't less area are equal to less downforce? Carbon fiber is pretty light, wouldn't it be better to create a regular spoiler?

 

ferrari-fxx-k-inline1-photo-651917-s-ori

 

The FXX K (like the LaFerrari it's based off) uses active aero. The middle section lifts at higher speed and probably during braking to increase downforce.

 

Ferrari-FXX-K-Spoiler-Gap-3-HendoSmoke.j

 

Never knew they used active spoilers on this one too. Thanks for the info.





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