[200q20v] 5x112(?) Ronal R8's

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Thu Jun 28 13:51:15 EDT 2001

There's a guy from canada who comes by work on occasion, driving a red 5000csq wagon with those wheels (5-bolts).

In a message dated Thu, 28 Jun 2001  9:34:39 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Chris Covington <malth at umich.edu> writes:

<< 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.

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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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