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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:00 pm 
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Thanks.
I have 225/45/18 tyres.
Will be fitted to the rear.

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:10 pm 
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Anyone got any pictures?
Want to make sure there is no rubbing or anything.
I know that 9-3's have very thin arches, so should be ok but want to be sure.
Have got genuine Saab wheels, ET41 I think.

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:17 pm 
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I've just ordered 20mm front & rear H&R hubcentric wheel spacers for my 9-3 Sportwagon. I'll report back when on (might be a week or two at least).


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:44 am 
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Graft, have you fitted them yet?
Anyone else got a picture of mainly the rear with 20mm spacers.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:05 pm 
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just undo the bolts 20mm
stick 20mm worth of washers on do em up bingo if you have 20mm extra thread of course

just to look at :D
dont be driving on the washers

you can adjust the washers to get some neg camber mate
then youll need some too small tyres stretched on somehow

why do alot of vws now have this silly neg camber too wide too small rims with too small stretched tyres on
i saw a civic shuttle with it too looked damn stupid bit like this jobbie http://www.ae86drivingclub.com.au/forum ... ttle-wagon
theres some weird folk about eh
they must drive crap surely with the wheels like that unless your on 2 wheels maybe

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:21 pm 
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Will be fitting them Saturday or Sunday weather permitting. Just waiting for the extended wheel bolts which should arrive Saturday morning at the latest. Will let you know as soon as there on.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:57 pm 
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Dave, temporarily spacing the wheels just to try is actually a good idea.
Pass on them Hondas, prefer a car that is driveable.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:30 pm 
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Graft, how did you get on?

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:29 pm 
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Sorry it's been raining pretty much all wk'end where I am. Hopefully be done during the week weather permitting (again!)


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:36 pm 
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thx bruv wud lyke 2 c what it luks lyke.
Don't ask, was just being stupid.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:59 am 
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im full of good ideas ian
its getting people to listen is the problem
could you not find 80mm worth of massive washers then
theres 2 on ya headboard so how many headboards you got

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:05 pm 
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Good weather forecast for tomorrow so hopefully have it done. PM sent to you Ian78.


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PostPosted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:52 pm 
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Aren't I an idiot! I ordered 50mm wheel bolts to cater for the extra 20mm and there too long so I need to find a garage or machinist shop who can trim them down to 45mm. And perfect weather to fit them today!


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:03 pm 
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That's a pain.
Did you get the bolts shortened?
Ones I looked at had the spacer bolted to the hub and then old bolts to fit wheel.

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:18 pm 
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Bolts haven't been shortened yet. The spacers I'm fitting are hubcentric which fit onto the existing hub then the wheel bolts on as normal.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:55 am 
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Was looking at them but wanted to use locking wheel bolts.
Might look into it more as probably better than using the other type.
Try get some longer locking wheel bolts.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:33 pm 
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Went with the 20mm spacers.
Tried three in the back with no problems.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:31 pm 
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X5 wheels seem to fit ok with spacers for that stretched/poke look Ian.. I think there also 20inch too 8)

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:07 pm 
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Not really after that Edd.
My old Vectra had 18's with proper stretched tyres on them 215/35/18.
Just wanted to fill the arches a bit more bud.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:38 pm 
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Looking great! How do the fronts look, does 20mm come in line with the arch or do they stick out a couple of mm? After seeing the results I need to get my bolts chopped down to size!


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