[200q20v] 5x112(?) Ronal R8's
dbpulvino at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 28 04:51:21 EDT 2001
Saw a t44 the other day with R8's on it. Struck me as funny since I never
thought that car came with those wheels, and the only car I associated those
wheels with where 4k's, albeit in a 14"-which I know to have a 4-bolt
pattern. And no, the t44 was not retrograded to a 4-bolt hub.
Well, I figured out the deep dish R8's on the Quattro Coupes (and I suspect
all 4k based Quattro Coupes) did have a 5 bolt pattern, which I'm guessing
is 5x112 (is that the size/pattern on our cars?) Where all of the 80's
vintage coupes setup with a 5-bolt hub, including the ones with the flat
fenders? If not, anybody have any ideas where those wheels I saw on the t44
came from (15" R8, non-deep dish)?
That's my guess on wheel source on the t44 in question; either a non '85(?)
Quattro Coupe, or one of the flat fendered, front drivers. Any input and/or
corrections on my knowledge here? More of a curiosity than anything.
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