Wheel fitment for winter tires

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Sun Dec 16 12:39:55 PST 2007

I use 15” A8 Aero wheels, also designed for UFOs,  for my 2nd/winter  


On Dec 16, 2007, at 12:04 PM, Tom Egbert wrote:

>   I have had winter wheels for 2 200 20-v's. I have used 92-95 s-4  
> speedlines over g-60s,  then switched cars to UFO. The 16 inch  
> wheels are big enough diameter but the caliper interferes without  
> spacers. The A-4 6 spoke wheels currently on the car (45 offset)  
> have 5mm hubcentric H&R spacers and work great.
>                Tom
> I've shod my daughters and wife's car[s] with Blizzaks for several
>  years  now
> and I've just fought winter with my A/S's on OE  wheels and
> AWD..........well, I'm tired of fighting and want a dedicated  winter
>  wheel/tire. The
> UFO's are the main reason I haven't done this earlier. Chris Miller's
>  site
> has some listing of fit /no fit wheels, but it deals primarily with  
> 17"
>  wheels.
>  There is a list of steel wheels [which would be fine] that fit, but,
>  I've
> had no luck finding them. So, I've been to Tirerack.com and they have
>   several
> wheels that come up with 200q20v entered. One in particular seems
>  right,
> Borbet Type B, 15x7, 5-112, 35mm offset. Does anyone have any  
> knowledge
>  of this
> or any wheel in 15" or 16" that will fit over the UFO's. I figure I'll
>  wait and
>  see if anyone knows, if not I'll order one wheel, see if it fits,  
> then
>  go
> from  there.
> BTW, as soon as I get a dedicated winter package it will not snow for
>   weeks.
> It hasn't stopped snowing for more than a day or two here for weeks,
>  coming
> down in serious fashion now!!
> Bob 91 200q20v   Franklin, Wi
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