16x8 wheels

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Thread: 16x8 wheels

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    16x8 wheels

    i'm putting together a 1987 vert and i'm looking to fit a set of 15 or 16x8 +20 wheels. will these work or what will i need to do to make them fit.

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    Re: 16x8 wheels

    Hello I already replied to your first post on this subject.The wheels you are trying to fit do you know what car they came from ?
    If they are from a completely different make and model car then you will probably have a struggle trying to find PCD adaptors to match the original bolt pattern to the wheels .
    if you could answer the above question then may be able to help
    if you look at the below link I put up it gives you the bolt pattern and PCD and centre bore of the original. Hope it helps
    https://www.wheel-size.com/size/saab/900/1987/
    MSD REGISTER 26101 NOCTURNO-BLAU-MET

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    Re: 16x8 wheels

    hey, yes you have and because of your help i was able to figure out and find 1" 4x108 to 4x114.3 adapters that will work. however, im insisting on trying to fit 15 or 16x8 +20 or +25 offset gold bbs style wheels. i dont mind a little rubbing,just dont want them sticking out too far fast the fenders. am i ask for the impossible?

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    Re: 16x8 wheels

    Got you ,, so to determine how fat thease wheels will stick out is like this
    total off set for +20 is 20+25=45
    total off set for +25 is 25+25=50
    so 16" into millimetres =406mm ( centre of wheel =203 MM +45 offset ) as a rule of thumb =248mm the wheel will stick out from the face of the wheel hub so get a tape measure and a straight line and measure that distance
    so 15" into millimetres = 381 ( centre of wheel =190 +/ - +45 offset ) as a rule of thumb =235mm the wheel will stick out from the face of the wheel hub , as above measure
    you can do the same with the 50 MM off set
    and then you will be able to see which wheels give you the better clearences
    also tyre profile higher the profile number the taller the tyre sits so to stop rubbing go for a smaller profile if you can .
    MSD REGISTER 26101 NOCTURNO-BLAU-MET

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    Re: 16x8 wheels

    thanks for all the info. i'll get to measuring asap. i'll try to fit 205-45-15 +25. thanks again.

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