Hub centric wheels
Edward J Kellock
ekellock at juno.com
Sun Aug 18 15:53:47 EDT 2002
Per my previous post on this, it just so happens that the wheels
I bought in 1994 were TSW's. I just checked a different newer
set of TSW's in the garage and those adaptors are metal also.
On Sun, 18 Aug 2002 13:13:11 -0700 Shayne <thequattroking at yahoo.com>
> This is normal. The only brand I have ever seen that is metal is
> Reason? There is no reason to make them out of metal because the
> ring does
> not support any weight. That is all done through the clamping force
> of the
> wheel to the hub.
> Shayne P.
> Oakland, CA.
> Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.
> Parting: 1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5
> > From: "dkpriebe" <dkpriebe at attbi.com>
> > Reply-To: "dkpriebe" <dkpriebe at attbi.com>
> > Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2002 12:32:07 -0700
> > To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
> > Subject: Hub centric wheels
> > I recently discovered that my wheels are not hub centric.
> Yesterday I was
> > having my tires balanced, and asked the shop about getting
> adapters to make
> > them hub centric. They didn't have the correct size in stock, so I
> > get them. One thing that surprised me is that the adapters are
> plastic. I
> > had assumed that the adapters would be an alloy, aluminium or some
> > Does this sound correct?
> > Thanks,
> > Dave Priebe
> > Kenmore, WA
> > 91 200tqa 157k his
> > 95.5 S6 100k hers
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