Wheel spacer size?

Mike Arman armanmik at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 20 10:39:52 EST 2004

>From: DieMarthaDie at aol.com
>Subject: Wheel spacer size?

>  I have a 1990 V8Q with the G60 brake
>conversion. Currently it has the stock 15" rims, but sitting in the garage 
>are a set of
>16" factory 5-spokes like you see here
>http://www.audiworld.com/tech/wheel.html with tires and a screaming desire 
>to be on the V8 (thank you eBay). But
>they're going to need spacers. How big a spacer and the best source are the
>question of the day. Any help?

To get the track width correct and to clear the UFO brakes (which isn't a 
consideration here), you'll need a set of 15 mm spacers, and twenty of the 
+20mm wheel bolts (only oversize available), ball seat.

I put exactly this setup on my V8Q - it fits perfectly, and oh, my does it 
ever look nice.

My spacers came from the UK, but shipping would have been $90 (!) - I had 
someone drag them along in carry-on luggage, and you should have heard him 
piss and moan (and it was jsutified - these things are HEAVY.)

Make absolutely sure you get hubcentric spacers. Best price I found in the 
US was about $65/pr, after some serious google time.

Best Regards,

Mike Arman

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