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Will 17 inch wheels from a 159 with 255/50/17 tyres go on a 2003 147 or will it create any problems .....

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What's the PCD of the 159 then? I thought all the Alfas had 5x98PCD these days.

255/50x17 is a HUGE tyre. Why do you want one so big?

If you have a 16" wheel with something like a 195/50x16 fitted on your 147 then the 17" wheels and tyre to replace it would be a 205/40x17. 255 is just WAY too big. Did you mean 205/50?

Offset is another issue but the least important (he said advisedly).

Tell us what you got and what you want and we'll have a think about it.


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The PCD, spigot and offset are all wrong Ralf.

Remember the 159 was supposed to be the new Saab 9-5 as well and thus has a lot of GM compatable components...
 

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What's the PCD of the 159 then? The engines were built on GM blocks but the rest of the beast is more Alfa than anything else (GM bailed out of the platform quite early on).

Spigot and offset are not insurmountable problems. Just that tyre size frightens me (for a 147 wheel arch).

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What's the PCD of the 159 then? The engines were built on GM blocks but the rest of the beast is more Alfa than anything else (GM bailed out of the platform quite early on).
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Thats the PR spin on it anyway, there are a lot of GM spec components on the car, not just the wheels, GM paid for the development of the platform which was well advanced before the 'divorce'. There are a lot of Delphi components on the car, whereas the only Delphi equipment on the GT/147/156 range is the climate control.
 
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