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PostPosted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:30 pm    Post subject: Re: BEST wheels for a buggy? Reply with quote

The best bolt pattern is the one that fits the wheels you like! Some like the vintage look of the 5 wide options, some like the selection of wheels that come in the 4 x 130 pattern. Anything else requires different brakes or adapters.

Presently my buggy has 4 x 130 and Chevy adaptors. I don't prefer adaptors not so much due to breakage issues on a light buggy but the increased off set does funky things to the steering. I plan to use the 944 brakes to get rid of the adapters and upgrade stopping power at the same time.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 6:57 am    Post subject: Re: BEST wheels for a buggy? Reply with quote

jpjohns wrote:
Are there many wheels out there for a Manx for 4-lugs say 15x8 or 15x5? Is there a preferred lug pattern for a Manx or is it just preference. They are all so confusing. 4-lug, 5-lug porche and wide 5......ugggh.


Wide wheels for the 4 lug VW seem to be somewhat difficult to find.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:08 pm    Post subject: Re: BEST wheels for a buggy? Reply with quote

jpjohns wrote:
Are there many wheels out there for a Manx for 4-lugs say 15x8 or 15x5? Is there a preferred lug pattern for a Manx or is it just preference. They are all so confusing. 4-lug, 5-lug porche and wide 5......ugggh.


http://www.jegs.com/i/US-Wheel/947/70-5730/10002/-1

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/usw-70-5730/overview/

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/usw-70-5830/overview/

https://www.performanceplustire.com/buy-wheels-onl...e/ws:15x7/
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