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Any pointers on sites/places etc where you can get wheels with the 5x98 pcd ? Even replica wheels would be gratfull ? I just can't seem to find anything apart from a few on fleebay.
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pretty much any wheel shop will be able to get wheels of that type if you ask them.

are you looking for something specific?
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i was trying to look for some replica wheels for my GT
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ebspares do some ... alternatively you could get some wobbly bolts and your car will accept 5x100 which is a much more common size, just make sure the offset etc is correct ...
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These wobbles safe to use ? how exactly do they work ?
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You can fit 5x100 in conjunction with "wobble bolts" which gives you a much wider choice, perfectly safe and commonly used in racing.
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58.1 Centrebore, can go larger in conjunction with spiggot rings.
Wobblebolts have a captive shoulder which has a degree of movement to allow a slightly different PCD.
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i will look into the 5x100 pcd then, i was just a bit nervous of the wobbley bolts. i quite fancied the 18" std gt rims you see so i was looking for any relica wheels.
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Wobblebolts have a captive shoulder which has a degree of movement to allow a slightly different PCD.
What he said .. I've vaguely heard that if you put series amounts of torque through them they aren't as strong ... but to be fair your drive train won't have that ability anyway
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someone has just put some wobble bolts in the for sale section...
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...commonly used in racing.
I wouldn't say that.
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What you reckon on these guys to sui a lowered red GT ?
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ttey are very nice, same style as the bbs wheels. just alot cheaper i should imagine. . . .
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400 quid as i think there in the clearance bit lol , just wondering if the style will go ?
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I think so. Do a search, I believe bacon has the bbs on his 147, you can get a rough idea of what it would look like
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I still have these wheels for sale. I think they have the Alfa look to them https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/parts...ghlight=wheels
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Sorry dude but I think those are hideous! Its your car though so fair play to you for making it look like you want it to.

Why are you selling them?
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Sorry dude but I think those are hideous! Its your car though so fair play to you for making it look like you want it to.

Why are you selling them?

All am tryin to do is sell the wheels and you get a comment like that.
Have you never watched bambi
And I dont have the 147 anymore, picked up my 159 the other week
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help yourself ...

cerchi alfa e su eBay.it

i like these ...

http://cgi.ebay.it/Auto-Ricambi-e-Ac...1%7C240%3A1318

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I still have these wheels for sale. I think they have the Alfa look to them https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/parts...ghlight=wheels
I reckon they look much nicer than the BBS type above.

But the GT style ones in Ross155m's link look best!

I ve had wobble bolts and spigot rings on my 18s for a year with no probs.
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Hello guys,

I was wondering if there is any maximum rim width guide to be followed..I want to put on 18s on my 156 but I am not sure if the 8J width will be ok in terms of fitting...Can anyone offer some help ?

I have also read noumerous websites that refer to the correct offset for 156 as 35 to 42. Is ET35 the correct one or up to 42 is acceptable ?

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ET can be within a range, but the wider the wheel, the narrower the range (without risking the tyre (or even wheel) scrubbing something).

8" is about as wide as practical for a TS 156. wheels usually come in 'common' ET choices; choose +35mm or +38mm, which are usually available.

with a 7.5" wheel, between +32 and +42 shoud be ok, but they will 'sit nicely' with +32 or +35mm.

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