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Coloured P2 Spider alloys.

So today nice weather and bit bored thought I'd swap the backs with the fronts and see if that makes any difference to the way it drives (bought the car earlier this year with very little wear on the tyres but two different brands). While the wheels were off and cleaned it is clear that they are in need of a refurb (whilst the front faces are just about presentable, the finish on the backs is badly bubbled. Although I'm drawn to keeping them as stock as possible I may be tempted away to the "dark side" with a colour change, so on the look out for images of P2 Spider alloys in different colours.
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The wheel work will ideally be spaced out over the winter months and to keep the car mobile during this time I will put some winter tyres on. So also on the lookout for some P2 gtv 16" rims as I know they will fit and hopefully they are more available than the P2 spider ones.
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Found a set GTV P2 wheels and a set of winter tyres all married up and on car. Still wondering whether to colour change the Spider P2 alloys though.
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So also on the lookout for some P2 gtv 16" rims as I know they will fit and hopefully they are more available than the P2 spider ones.
I thought 16" P2 GTV and Spider wheels were the same and all wheel variants were fitted to both models ???
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I thought 16" P2 GTV and Spider wheels were the same and all wheel variants were fitted to both models ???
From my research it seems like the P2 Spider had an wheel style all to itself (same dimensions and fitments as GTV). However nowdays these wheels are not as available as the GTV ones are. Maybe when new, dealers changed wheels on some cars.
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I thought 16" P2 GTV and Spider wheels were the same and all wheel variants were fitted to both models ???
From my research it seems like the P2 Spider had an wheel style all to itself (same dimensions and fitments as GTV). However nowdays these wheels are not as available as the GTV ones are. Maybe when new, dealers changed wheels on some cars.
Do you have a picture of the 'spider' wheel?
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Do you have a picture of the 'spider' wheel?
I would like to see this too. As far as I was aware, they were the same as GTV P2 16" wheels.
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I can confirm that P2 Spider wheels are of a 'multi-spoke' design and only fitted to Spiders.The GTV wheel was more of a flat design with five holes around it.
My profile pic shows the P2 Spider wheel (I know the pic is small though).
I have got the P3, (or some P3 anyway), double five spoke 17" wheels fitted now.
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Heres pics (from a great resource)
Wheels Yaroslav Bozhdynsky's Personal Website
P2 spider wheels are my favourite tbh
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When I think about it, you are right. I cannot visualise a GTV with P2 "Spider" wheels although they would fit.

They were fitted to both TS and V6 Spiders and that is what was on my car.

I have fitted 17" Teledials on mine because I think they fill the arches that bit better and the ride is only slightly worse. I still have the 16" Spider wheels in the garage!
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Wheels Yaroslav Bozhdynsky's Personal Website
P2 spider wheels are my favourite tbh
Spot on with the pics! link
Top row from left pic 2, is the GTV wheel I'm referring to.
As established by others pic 3 being the spider wheel.
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Ok, now I see what you mean, but while others on this thread have provided 'confirmations' they do not provide any proof that GTV and Spiders have different 'standard' wheels

But, I guess here it is, both from the spare parts catalogue ePer http://eper.fiatforum.com

The 1st is for GTV '98 the 2nd is for Spider '98. Number 1 in both are the standard wheels

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