[200q20v] 5x112(?) Ronal R8's
malth at umich.edu
Thu Jun 28 10:31:43 EDT 2001
Could it have been a 4-bolt Type 44? There were tons of those, all the
non-turbos. Any FWD or non-turbo quattro t44 has 4 bolt hubs.
On Thu, 28 Jun 2001, Derek Pulvino wrote:
> Hey all,
> 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.
> Derek P
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