question about Fuchs

Larry C Leung l.leung at
Wed Oct 24 19:24:38 EDT 2001

My 200's BBS have the same (45 mm) offset as the Fuchs. They'll fit fine
anyway, if you keep the tire sizes reasonable, i.e. if you keep them
under 225's (which may not fit either). 


On Tue, 23 Oct 2001 23:05:40 -0700 auditude at writes:
>Hi Ron,
>I'll give a shot at an answer.  The Fuchs will be just fine.  Your 200 
>BBS' are a lower offset than the Fuchs, which are 45mm.  They will 
>sit in further.  I belive the Fuchs fit beautifully, based on lurking 
>reading only.  Congrats on finding a set.  Those and the Eibachs 
>make your 5kcstq a rare breed.
>Of course, ymmw on the Fuch fitment, but if it doesn't work out, I'll 
>buy 'em off you! :-)  Actually, if you choose to put the Fuchs on and 
>raise it up, I'd buy the springs too! :-D
>> question about Fuchs
>> Ron Wainwright  ron_01056 at wrote:
>>   Hello list,  I just bought a set of Fuchs for my 87 5ksq I was so
>> excited to get them and for the price I just could'nt saie no
>>  got them from the local Audi tech but I have one
>> question like I saied I was so excited that I just got them no
>> questions asked but now I have a concern and that is,
>>   I have a set of Audi BBS mesh rims on there now and
>> there 15x6" I've allso lowered the car a good bit with
>> a set of Eibach springs they lowered the car about an
>> 1 1/4 in the rear I barley have room to stick my
>> fingers inbetween the tire and inside of the wheel
>> whell not to mention that a good part of the top of
>> the tire is inside the whell( out of view)
>>   and now from really taking a look at the Fuchs they
>> are 15x7" my question is, is there going to be any
>> rubbin that I have to be concerned with? The fronts
>> have plenty of room.
>>  I know that the best way is to do it and see and that
>> it's hard to saie wether or not they will or not but
>> any lister who's got any info from personal experience
>> that would be great.
>> Thanks
>> Ron
>> 87 5ksq(original owner)220K euros,2c bbs,eibach
>> prokit,boge turbogas allround,strut brace, big brakes

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