5K wheels on 91 200

Henry A Harper III hah at alumni.rice.edu
Sat Mar 8 16:24:34 EST 2003

I suspect that the 5K wheels don't have enough "dish" in them to clear the
saucer section of the UFOs, which sticks out quite a bit. But hey,
try-before-buy couldn't hurt.

The steel wheels I got from the Tire Rack several years ago (winter 1997,
when I got my 200q20v) have the following markings:
Lemmers 2150914 (the manufacturer, I suspect)
7Jx15 H2 ET 40
OOOO (Audi) 4A0 601 025K

If your 5K wheels happen to match that Audi part number they should work,
these have a pretty big hump to clear the saucer section, though it doesn't
really seem much bigger than the one on my similar VW winter wheels.

Picture of both wheelsets here:

Henry Harper
http://www.henry-harper.com  hah at alumni.rice.edu
1991 200 quattro, 118k
1988 GTI 16v, 234k

On Saturday, March 08, 2003 2:48 PM, Steve Sherman
[SMTP:spsherm at attglobal.net] wrote:
> I recently purchased a 91 200 20v Avant.  It still has the original
> brakes on it (if that makes a difference).  A freind with the same wagon
> (but replaced brakes) used the standard 5KCS wheels (dish shaped with
> large plastic hubcap in the center) on his 20v for his snow tires. I'd
> like to do the same.
> Does anyone know if the 5K wheels will fit the 200 if the original front
> brakes are still on it?
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