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quick Q about wheel bolts.

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3tony, Nov 15, 2006.

  1. S3tony

    S3tony Member

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    what i would like to know is do i need longer wheel bolts? standard avus wheel with bolt in measures 20mm of thread protruding out the back same bolt in new wheel 17mm. is there a safety limit as to how far they should go in? thanks in advance :beerchug:
     
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  3. Randomjim

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    I wouldn't worry about 3 mm, aslong as you get 7 full turns into the hub. Ive got 5mm spacers on standard bolts.
     
  4. S3tony

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    cheers fella, well i can fit them soon then as long as i get some light when works finished. :beerchug:
     
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    what wheels are going on?
     
  6. S3tony

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    some asa ar1's 18"
     
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    Ah good choice :thumbsup: what colour?
     
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    why thankyou hope they look alrite. just ur normal silver diamond cut type
     
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    Oh yea i like them, i've got the non diamond cut type in black on my a4 an i love em.
     
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    yeah i can just about see the colour in ur pic, think they would look abit weird on a black car. hmmm maybe not, hopefully get them on tomorrow,
     
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    Get some pics up when you do :)
     
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    will do :beerchug:
     
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    I was always told that one and a half times the diameter is a good rule of thumb for bolt fixings.

    e.g M12 bolt = 18mm exposed.

    Hope this helps
     

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