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PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 14:28
by Neilyman
yeah, but need longer studs then. & you`ve to put short `uns back in for normal wheels....don`t like that way, but that`s just my opinion ;)

PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 14:30
by Shellysowner
Doesn't excessive spacing cause extreme wheel bearing wear?

PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 14:43
by Herbie_Flowers
Shellysowner wrote:Doesn't excessive spacing cause extreme wheel bearing wear?

yup just like having the wrong wheel offset

PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 14:52
by Neilyman
Correct on both counts, although a couple of mm`s won`t matter.

PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 14:54
by Shellysowner
Is 14mm not excessive then?

PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 15:00
by Herbie_Flowers
possibly but if you can reclaim that 14mm through offset then nothing has changed geometry wise

PostPosted: 11 Aug 2005, 15:00
by Neilyman
Not really, it`s just the longer stud issue, now if Chevettes used bolts.....

PostPosted: 12 Aug 2005, 19:50
by hsr2.6
you could use std wheels with the longer studs coz i have them on mine and i've got whellers on at the mo..........

PostPosted: 14 Aug 2005, 07:41
by Harry Flatters
You can't use (factory) Astra wheels on Chevettes - PCD's the same but the spigot mount hole in the centre's slightly smaller on the Astra, so they don't seat correctly.

PostPosted: 14 Aug 2005, 12:33
by Doive
Cheers for all that lads, perhaps I won't bother. It was just to save buying four new tyres for the MoT, but I don't much fancy fitting 14mm spacers to do it. Also wanted an excuse to buy tasty SXi alloys for the astra :D