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marshdood
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:00 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

Hereís my long awaited wheel upgrade:
Mercedes wheels from a 2006 C 240
7x16 ET31
7mm spacers rear, none in front
60mm rear studs
Small ball seat lug bolts and nuts
Drilled out lug holes to 14mm
All hardware including drill bit provided and fit perfectly by Christopher at T3 technique, thanks Chris!
After much research and looking around for tires I ended up getting the Achilles Multivan 215 60 R16Cís, I feel like for the price this is one of the few C rated, 6 ply tires in this size made, only available online, so far the ride feels pretty great.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:24 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

That looks really great! Nice job!
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:13 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

Pick up a set of mid 1990s PIAA 17x7 dual drilled bolt pattern wheels; they fit my Westfalia and Volvo 745T!😀
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:17 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

I haven't seen anyone post these. Do you think they would work?

They are from a 2003 C230 Kompressor Coupe. ET37 7Jx16H2

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:27 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

I think so with a 5mm front spacer and a 10 to15mm rear+ MB lug nuts and bolts possibly longer studs. Call Chris at T3, he will hook you up.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:35 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

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Thanks to T3 for your awesome adapters .

Aloha Ted
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 12:17 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

Beautiful

Sadly in europe a set of 911 fuchs are 2 to 3 grand Shocked
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:57 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

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Thanks to T3 for your awesome adapters .

Aloha Ted

Welcome! I saw and got pix of lots of Vanagons when I visited the Big Island but not that one.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:30 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

That's a sweet van. Those look like 15" Fuchs. I just sold a set of 16's, but I would have kept 15's Cool

It looks like you have 45mm drop springs. The Carat springs have the wheel centers aligned with the jack holes (see bottom ref pic)

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:37 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

i bought these

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Cerchi-Volkswagen-T2-T3...1879598493

fit perfectly without any modifications

fitted well:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 12:01 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

How about these? I guess I will need spacers due to the offset. Where do I find Centre caps from?

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:40 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

andy52 wrote:
i bought these

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Cerchi-Volkswagen-T2-T3...1879598493

fit perfectly without any modifications

fitted well:

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What a nice match to your van. Iíve got steel rims, but this has me leaning to painting the outer rim silver, and black center.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:40 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

vanagonjr wrote:
andy52 wrote:
i bought these

https://www.ebay.com/itm/4-Cerchi-Volkswagen-T2-T3...1879598493

fit perfectly without any modifications

fitted well:

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What a nice match to your van. Iíve got steel rims, but this has me leaning to painting the outer rim silver, and black center.


thanks! i got these because of the Porsche connection, and love them!

https://blog.heritagepartscentre.com/blog/2017/02/10/porsche-engined-b32-van-hottest-vw-bus-ever/
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:05 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

Any one knows if these will fit, allegedly they are 15x7 with an ET 37

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/pts/d/boulder-creek-mercedes-c240-wheels/7212996537.html
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:52 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

dariushz2 wrote:
Any one knows if these will fit, allegedly they are 15x7 with an ET 37

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/pts/d/boulder-creek-mercedes-c240-wheels/7212996537.html

They are 16 x 7 ET37
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:49 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

You are correct they are indeed 16x7 ET37, will they fit without spacers?
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:56 am    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

dariushz2 wrote:
You are correct they are indeed 16x7 ET37, will they fit without spacers?
Depends on your tire size, etc. You'll likely have to drill the mounting holes to 14mm.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:04 pm    Post subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post. Reply with quote

Big thanks to [email protected] for all of the necessary hardware to get these Audi wheels mounted. Super easy guy to deal with, can't wait to do more business with him more in the future!

Audi B6 A4 wheels. 15x7 ET39 with spacers front and rear. 205/70-15 LT tires. I also installed the front lug stud conversion from T3 at the same time. Now I have all of the same hardware front and rear. Super happy with the look and fitment!

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