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Volk Rays TE37!!!!!!

Bought them yesterday, in 17x7.5" +30. Would've thought they'd fit over the calipers, but no go! I used a 15mm hubcentric to fit this up with stock GTV wheel bolts. I would never drive the car like that, need wobble bolts or conversion spacer. In the end with a non driveable car (clutch slave) and only stock GTV bolts at my disposal, I only fitted one wheel. And yes the the tyre is flat, lol.

Effective offset is +15, very happy with that fitment. I am thinking of getting a 5x98->5x100 conversion bolt on spacer made up because I feel that lengthened wobble bolts may be a little bit dodgy. Would be having it 100% custom, no hub rings to be used on the car.

Funny bit is these wheels were made in 1999, and I believe that these wheels were originally fitted to an Alfa - guy that sold them to me told me they came off an Alfa.
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I am in the market for some new wheels and was looking at these

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4002340761...84.m1438.l2649

I have Rosso red gtv
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I am in the market for some new wheels and was looking at these

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/4002340761...84.m1438.l2649

I have Rosso red gtv
Team Dynamics are awesome wheels but you should read the description. They come with 84H tyres which cannot be used in a GTV! You could always buy the rims and sell the tyres a part.
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"Economy" tyres? ew
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Volk Rays TE37!!!!!!
Have you finished installing them? I would like to see how they go with the car style. I always thought GTVs could only look good in either 5 spokes or multispokes rims but those Volk Rays have a design that I really like. They look like the optionals for the Nissan 350Z.
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I will do soon, but I can't get the photos until I get the car going again (clutch master my mechanic has said, but going to cover all bases and do slave too). I want to get adaptor spacers because if I'm going to run spacers I'd much rather not also use wobbly bolts.
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Nothing wrong with wobble bolts. They just give 1mm of movement in the collar.
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Jeez, I started this thread ages ago not sure how it would go, 41 pages later!!!
Just looking through pages and pages and pages of wheels! so many Alfas look so good!
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So....

My Rays wheels trolled me.

I thought they were 5x100 (see engraving)

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.n...56592569_n.jpg

The sticker on the inside which was too dirty to look at when I bought them.... says 5x98. So I spent $500 on conversion spacers and boring the wheel bolt holes out to 14mm to suit, to find out I can use the spacers I have had sitting in my garage this whole time...

So exactly 4 months later and I have now ordered some genuine hub rings because Rays have a weird centre bore not 73.1. I think they should be arriving tomorrow... then I can get my wheels on finally.
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The wheels are finally on!!!

Do need bolts that are maybe 4mm longer though so will source them ASAP and not driving the car until then. I just want the wheels on my car and I can finally be happy
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Those Jap wheels is looking great! Nice to see something different than thin OZ spokes and teles!
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Love those TE37 !!
Did you finally fit them with 15mm spacers ?

Please post more pics when you'll have your new bolts !!
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Have the new bolts now but couldn't make the rear spacer work so bought some from Alfisti 15mm with 46mm bolts as well.. So if the 50mm bolts are too long will use the 46 on the front and 50mm on rear.

Spacers should arrive soon!
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you don't seem to be having much luck, they'll be on soon !!! it'll be worth the wait
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Yeah it's been a bit of a saga.

I'd whack the wheels on the 156 I just bought but it's just too much effort. Plus side I get to use my 18" wheels on my 156, they fit perfectly as they are the wheels I bought for my old 156 back in 06.

I got so tired of not being able to drive my GTV I had to go buy a 156
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I'm planning on sticking my GTV on these lovelies in the very near future
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I'm planning on sticking my GTV on these lovelies in the very near future
nice, they've a look of the blackline ones ive bought
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Im taking my Alfa GTV out of the garage after about 3 years! Still in immac condition looking sexy as hell!

Im getting new wheels, Im looking at Rennen Forged M5 mesh or M5s...
What do you guys think, 19s on the rear, 18s on the front?
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they are very lovely especially the second ones. I've not seen different size alloys on a GTV before, what are the plus/negs for doin this ?
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Its mainly just for looks. The rear is so big, I thought It might look better, otherwise I will just go 18s all around. Yeah I like the second ones too, im not sure if I should go brushed or have a slight tint in there to darken them up as my GTV is the metallic silver color.
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What do you guys think, 19s on the rear, 18s on the front?
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Its mainly just for looks. The rear is so big, I thought It might look better, otherwise I will just go 18s all around. Yeah I like the second ones too, im not sure if I should go brushed or have a slight tint in there to darken them up as my GTV is the metallic silver color.
This has been, is, a good thread that you started but have you read it rather than just looked at the pictures?

Definitely the same size all round, you use lower profile tyres as the rim size increases so the overall size of the wheel/tyre combination stays roughly the same.

Pictured is a V6 Spider & a V6 GTV, both on std suspension, with 18s virtually identical to the 2nd set you like. I've posted these before, possibly in this thread.

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I'll admit to reading it front to back lol. to much spare time.
someone mentions early in this thread ( gold i think ) about using slightly wider tyres on the rears, has anyone any experience of doin this ?? again pro and cons etc
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I'll admit to reading it front to back lol. to much spare time.
someone mentions early in this thread ( gold i think ) about using slightly wider tyres on the rears, has anyone any experience of doin this ?? again pro and cons etc
'Gold Cup' had/has 255/40/17s on the rear....has done from new......I didn't notice any difference or clearance problems.

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