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    Wheel Nut Conversion - Spacers

    Anyone seen or tried these kits before?

    Just curious also if any of you use spacers did you need longer wheel nuts?

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    Do you mean normal spacers or pcd converters?

    I use 5mm spacers all round. Anything bigger than that i would say you need extended bolts.
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    Just normal spacers thinking i need to get some when the new wheels go on got any good pics of your car so i could see how far the wheels are to the arches please then i can decide if 5mm will be enough
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    What offset and width are the new wheels?
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    I have 15mm H&R spacers on mine, bought them from motorsportworld.co.uk and they provided longer bolts with them. They list all sorts of spacers and whether you'll need longer bolts or not. Well worth it if you need thickish spacers, I ended up with about 3 turns on my original bolts! No where near enough!
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    wheels are ET35 think ill go with 10 at the back and 15 at the front looking at your pic id like the fronts out a little bit more.
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    I'd like mine out a bit more but with the ride height its not possible without getting the arches sorted. The back tyre is nearly through the metal in the back arch as it is lol.
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    I have the bolt to hub spacers, I used to have the longer bolt ones but changed them for these type.
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    Where did you get yours from Soup?

    Im getting my arches rolled in the next couple of weeks so should any problems like that.
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    Is it better to get Hubcentric or none im not entirely sure what the difference will be will the wheels wobble about if they are not Hubcentric ?
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    Hubcentric have a lip for the wheel to rest on, much better.

    Here is a pic of the lipped ones.





    Mine are bolt to hub ones like this

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    I got the rears from here (20mm) - pretty cheap and are solid.

    http://www.performancefx.net/wsaudi.htm

    I got the fronts second hand but are FK 15mm ones.

    What wheels you got?
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    BBS CH 18s just have them refurbed, ET35.

    Ill defo go for the hubed ones.
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    Nice one, I have always been a fan of those wheels. You just got them redone silver?
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    Yeah got them nacked on flea bay well cheap was a right result.
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    Saw them on the bay and i was like ill have them contacted him right away and got a deal stuck up
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soupie69uk View Post
    I got the rears from here (20mm) - pretty cheap and are solid.

    http://www.performancefx.net/wsaudi.htm

    I got the fronts second hand but are FK 15mm ones.

    What wheels you got?

    So are yours 20mm each side or in total 10mm each ?
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