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Wheel Nut Conversion - Spacers

Markey Apr 6, 2008

  1. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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    Anyone seen or tried these kits before?

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

    :arco:
     
  2. Randomjim

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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.
     
  3. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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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 :)
     
  4. Randomjim

    Randomjim Active Member

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    What offset and width are the new wheels?
     
  5. stapo69

    stapo69 All hail the mighty quattro!

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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!
     
  6. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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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.
     
  7. Randomjim

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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.
     
  8. PaulJC84

    PaulJC84 Owner

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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.
     
  9. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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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.
     
  10. Markey

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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 ?
     
  11. PaulJC84

    PaulJC84 Owner

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    Hubcentric have a lip for the wheel to rest on, much better.

    Here is a pic of the lipped ones.

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    Mine are bolt to hub ones like this

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    PaulJC84 Owner

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  13. Markey

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    BBS CH 18s just have them refurbed, ET35.

    Ill defo go for the hubed ones.
     
  14. PaulJC84

    PaulJC84 Owner

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    Nice one, I have always been a fan of those wheels. You just got them redone silver?
     
  15. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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    Yeah got them nacked on flea bay well cheap was a right result.
     
  16. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    DAMN !! How did i miss them???? I lOVE CH's
     
  17. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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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 :)
     
  18. Markey

    Markey Active Member

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

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