Going gangsta for winter.... - Audi A5 Forum & Audi S5 Forum
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post #1 of 8 Old 9th November 2016, 02:53 AM Thread Starter
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Cool Going gangsta for winter....

From pic 1 (summer) to pic 2 (winter)... Whatever your view of Y spokes, I'm really pleased with them - I think they look great - the finish is a gunmetal powder coat

Thanks to @mrhaggis for the wheels. Nice chap BTW.
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post #2 of 8 Old 9th November 2016, 04:55 AM
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as a 19" YSpoke owner whos looking to refurb very soon, you have given me things to think about.....
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Y-Spokes are an awesome looking wheel. Look even better in that colour!

Good job
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Always been a big fan of the Y's.


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Thanks all. I like the Y's, but they are definitely a Marmite wheel.

Marmite is a yeast spread in the UK and ran an advert campaign that you either loved or hated it some years ago....
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grad looking good there mate. glad you like them, wasn't sure how they would look against a black car but it works - make sure you treat them good or I will have to repossess them

how you finding the Alpins? noticing any difference?
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grad looking good there mate. glad you like them, wasn't sure how they would look against a black car but it works - make sure you treat them good or I will have to repossess them
Yup, works very well actually... they look great - the powder coating is a beautiful finish. What was nice was the guy fitting them thought they looked even better than the originals... And don't worry, I'll look after them - the finish is too good to go anywhere near any kerbs

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how you finding the Alpins? noticing any difference?
Thinking the 19's give a slightly softer ride, but it has not been cold enough for them to prove themselves as cold weather tyres yet. Having said that, I definitely feel more confident with them on - I've seen a couple of comments around that the Conti sport contact 3's they are replacing are pretty poor when it's cold and wet...

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