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Hmmm 166 wheel compatability

Hi there - does anyone know (for sure) if the wheels are compatable on the 2.5 and 3.0 V6 166?
I believe that there may be an issue with brake caliper clearance, which is different on the 2.0TS, for example.
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Re: 166 wheel compatability


as far as i'm aware, there is only the two variations, 4 cylinder and V6, simply because the V6 has larger brembo front brakes, the TS wheels therefore will not clear the calipers on the V6 (they are bloody close to the wheels!)
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Re: 166 wheel compatability

yep, 2.5 and 3.0 wheels can be mixed, its the 2.0s that cannot, however 166 wheels are unique to the Alfa range and do not use the 98mm PCD that most Alfas use, but 108mm IIRC.

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Re: 166 wheel compatability

Yep Purple 108 or 110 with wobbly bolts.

I think you can use a spacer with the TS wheels on a V6 ....only think check for sure youreslf.

The Fox's I have were for a Zaifira they fit the rear fine but the front reqires a wee spacer so as to clear the calipers.

Even v6 originals just clear the calipers.

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Re: 166 wheel compatability

Yeah even though the standard alloys look the same, they aren't I bought a lovely set of newish alloys - from a TS. Off set and internal diameter is different.
But of course the V6 will fit a TS.....
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Re: 166 wheel compatability

5 stud renault fit also ford ,and vauxhall wi wobblies.Got aftermarket mak wheels on mine that were renault fitment but needed 5mm spacers to clear the brembo calipers.
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