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Not Happy Warning : Fire-damaged 159 wheels


There was a 159 at a breakers in Inverkeithing (Fife) recently. It was totally burnt out, with nothing salvageable on it whatsoever.

I learnt today that the wheels were at a shot-blaster nearby being refurbished.

If anyone is offered these, or sees them advertised, I'd urge them not to buy them as they are most likely to be extremely dangerous. They'll have experienced a LOT of heat, and quite possibly a sudden cooling once the fire brigade arrived.

I'm not sure what the name is for the style of them, but they looked a bit like 156 teledials.

If anyone's buying a set, please ask where they came from and be wary of a completely refurbed set from the Fife area!


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They would be lucky? to get the cost of refurb back, as there is virtually no market for them if they are 17's, due to compatibility with Vectra, 5 x 110 PCD and large centre bore.
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They were the new style 18 inch teledials for the 159.
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Good call

Thanks for the heads up!
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