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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #15 on: February 18, 2009, 09:09:34 PM »
crikey mate you've not got the rings either?

some wheels are made for a generic fitment, the rings are added to suit individual fitments to ensure accurate fitment

did that make sense?


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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #16 on: February 18, 2009, 09:29:48 PM »
yeah i know what you mean, i knew they didnt look right but im a ttl noob to this. i guess ill just give that revo place a ring and just ask them for the bits i need. probs end up paying a bomb but safetys first.

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #17 on: February 18, 2009, 09:33:06 PM »
rings and bolts arent expensive mate so you'll be fine  :happy2:

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #18 on: February 18, 2009, 09:40:15 PM »
is there a chance that i could have damaged the thread not on the bolt but on the car ie the hole the bolt goes into?
I feel like a ttl tit about not knowing the basics  :sad: lol

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #19 on: February 18, 2009, 09:45:00 PM »
impossible to tell without looking but can still be corrected with a tap and dye device to clean the pattern of the thread, worst case increased in size with a new one, thats just labour costs but most garages will clean the thread for free in a case like this i reckon...if it was needed

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2009, 09:48:04 PM »
any of you guys know of a good garage to take it too to get it checked out and get all the bits round the newcasltle area. just i dont want to be driving it round much with the other 3 wheels still on with the wrong nuts.


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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2009, 09:49:34 PM »
er...dude...I wouldn't be driving it around at all if the wheels fall off  :grin:

put your old rims back on

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2009, 09:50:44 PM »
any of you guys know of a good garage to take it too to get it checked out and get all the bits round the newcasltle area. just i dont want to be driving it round much with the other 3 wheels still on with the wrong nuts.



Mr Chip can you not put the other wheels back on. If not dont drive your car anywhere. Get it checked out by a qualified person first.  :smiley:

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #23 on: February 18, 2009, 10:04:32 PM »
yeah i was planning on that just thought all the bolts would be nackard after my escapade.
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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #24 on: February 19, 2009, 07:03:39 PM »
Whats your wheel situation? (oem set, plus the devils?)

Do you have your original wheels you can put back on the car?

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2009, 07:12:26 PM »
yeah got estorils 17" but lost the bolts, and the rivieras, practically 1 day old.

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Re: 18" fitment issues
« Reply #26 on: February 19, 2009, 07:19:17 PM »
yeah got estorils 17" but lost the bolts, and the rivieras, practically 1 day old.

Bolts are just over a £1 each.. Quite a good investment if you ask me..  :wink:
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