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I am ordering some Asanti's for my A5 and was wondering how wide I could go on wheels and what is the maximum allowable depth of the lip i was hoping about 3-4 inches or 12cm? Please advice...anyone ASAP! I have in mind 19 x 8.5 with a 3inch lip on the back wheel and 1 inch lip on the front...what does anyone think?????
 

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You will have no problem fitting a wheel that wide on the car. Several folks on here have installed 20 x 10" wide wheels all the way around.

And I know for a fact that you can go as wide as 11" on the rear with no rubbing issues, as I have 20 x 11" with a 3.5" lip on the rear. (Details here.) And I believe another S5 owner has installed 20 x 11" on the rear with a 5" lip, and 20 x 9" on the front.

When you spec the wheels with the manufacturer, they should be able to tell you what lip size range you have to work with, which I think will depend upon the barrel width you choose (8.5" in your case) and also the curvature of the wheel face spokes.
 

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And I know for a fact that you can go as wide as 11" on the rear with no rubbing issues, as I have 20 x 11" with a 3.5" lip on the rear. (Details here.) And I believe another S5 owner has installed 20 x 11" on the rear with a 5" lip, and 20 x 9" on the front.
Is this mystery man incredibly handsome and wise beyond his years??

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Well, I can tell you that he does talk a lot of smack. :D
 

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I think not only wheel width is important, but also ET (offset).
Wheel width without ET says nothing.
 

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can i have 20" wheels if I have the drive select ption on my car???

can i have 20" wheels if I have the drive select ption on my car???

My Audo dealer says not o get 20'wheels cause I have the drive select option on my A5 3.2. |Does anyone have 20" on their car with the drive select option. I am n Cyprus and roads are not all that great. Please opinions...cause the more i ask my audi dealer here, the less i see they know!
 

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can i have 20" wheels if I have the drive select ption on my car???

My Audo dealer says not o get 20'wheels cause I have the drive select option on my A5 3.2. |Does anyone have 20" on their car with the drive select option. I am n Cyprus and roads are not all that great. Please opinions...cause the more i ask my audi dealer here, the less i see they know!
Your dealer is just talking. The only limitation is in the shocks. Wheels won't affect anything....
 
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