The replicas are a good option... especially if price is an issue. I personally wanted to get a set of originals as it made things easier and everything came on the car when I got it... I ended up paying £1600 for the wheel/ tyre set which is only £150 less than the MSRP... but better than nothing. I'm also thinking of selling the s-spokes that came off my car when new which should give me about £700.... so £900 for the upgrade is acceptable for me.... just my 2p worth.
the cheapest I've managed to work it out is by buying the wheels on their own and putting the tyres from my s spokes on them...........then selling the s spokes without tyres, the net cost of this would be ~£1050.
TBH, I really want the 'original' ones but maybe i'm being a bit fussy, the replicas look good, but you can tell the offset is different as they seem to stick out more on the pics i've seen, also don't know if this can upset anything mechanically
the other option I thought about is going for the 16" version, much lower cost and the handling would improve............but they just don't have that same impact as the 17" compo ones
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