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56mm bore wheels on an s3??

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by daz-20vt, Jul 15, 2012.

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    Hi guys. Ive found some wheels i like and was wondering if they would fit on an s3. They are a 5x100 stud pattern but a 56mm centre bore. So will these fit on my car? Any help would be great thanks guys. Daz
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    Nope, S3's have a 57.1mm centre bore. Would have to get the wheels milled to larger bore or get some custom spacers
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    Thanks for your reply. I found that but was double checking. No idea if milling it out is safe or cost effective. Thanks again for your help
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    Aslong as their is sufficient material around the bore i can see that removing 1.1mm of material will cause any issues.
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    Your right. Ill get a quote and see. Thanks guys. daz
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    Out of interest .... What wheels?
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    Lol. They are from an mg zt. They are 18inch and kind of like bbs ch's ive seen loads on ebay with good tyres go for under 200 quid. I quite like the design and im doing them gloss black which will cost another 200 min.
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