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A change of wheels? #603826
16/11/19 10:02 PM
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Late Plus 8

Is it possible to convert from a 5 stud wheel to the knock-on alloy wheels?

Are the splines the same as used with the wire wheels?


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Re: A change of wheels? [Re: Viper] #603827
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Yes they are, and yes it is.

Your previous Plus 8 was sold on by it's next owner minus the Lightweight alloys, he tried to sell them on here. He got a secondhand set of wires and had them sprayed black as I recall. He had a lot of work carried out on the car but didn't have it for long.


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Re: A change of wheels? [Re: Viper] #603831
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Yes but the brake calliper brackets on the stub axles are different...

Simon @ Sifab.co.uk

Re: A change of wheels? [Re: +8Rich] #603899
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Yeah I heard he sold it on. Great car that.

Not sure why you’d want to swap them for wires. That car looked perfect.

Who’s got it now, anyone on here?


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Re: A change of wheels? [Re: SimonH] #603900
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Originally Posted by SimonH
Yes but the brake calliper brackets on the stub axles are different...

Simon @ Sifab.co.uk


Ok cool thx.

I wonder if the wheels are hard to get hold of.


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