[BiturboS4] S8 AVUS Wheels for S4

S Stiles stiles_s at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 24 20:38:30 EDT 2002

I think the Achtuning guys got a set to fit, give them a call.
IIRC the S8 wheels weigh about the same as the S4 Avus, and are 18x8et48?

My guess is that they'd be about perfect w/a 5mm spacer.

BTW, a quick search of Audiworld returned this:


>From: Ti Kan <ti at amb.org>
>To: jwashing at worldnet.att.net (Jason Washing)
>CC: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] S8 AVUS Wheels for S4
>Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 18:32:57 -0700 (PDT)
>Jason Washing writes:
> >   Has anyone explored the possible use of the 18" rims from the S8 on an
> > ? Any ideas on what the off-set is for this rim and if it would be a
>good f=3D
> > it on an S4 Bi-Turbo? I'd love to get any feedback. Also, I am looking
>at a=3D
> >  set of Falken GRB FK-451 tires size 245-35-18 tires. Any experience
>with t=3D
> > hese? They have a nearly identical RPM (Revolutions per mile) and
>diameter =3D
> > to the 225/45 - 17 Bridgrstone S03 making them the first 245 width 18'
> >  I have seen that could potentially be used on an S4 without affecting
>the =3D
> > speedo and odometer accuracy. I have an email in to the folks at Falken
>to =3D
> > confirm thier use on an S4 with 18" rims and will report my findings to
> >  list. Any and all responses are welcome and appreciated.
>Someone on this list had reported that it won't fit.
>2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
>2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
>1984 5000S turbo
>1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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