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    hello there to you all,

    just wondering if anyone knows which if any 17" vx wheels will fit over my vxr brake set up?

    i want to keep my vxr alloys just for show now as they are going to be powdercoated soon.

    if you know of any wheels that might fit ok please could you give me a shout

    ta

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    The facelift SRi ones do as this is what the police Vectras run on, but the balance weights can be an issue depending on how thick they are...

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    hmm yeh i thought they might fit, there isn't much of a gap though...any one got a set for sale?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Penfold101 View Post
    The facelift SRi ones do as this is what the police Vectras run on, but the balance weights can be an issue depending on how thick they are...
    Actually the police use design rims

    I'm pretty sure you need to make sure that the balance weights clear the calipers


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    Ive just ordered a new pair of alloys, should be here this week. Ive got the SRi alloys on my car at the moment. They are a little bit stratched but I'm sure we could come to some arrangement. You will have to ask the other guys if they are the right ones. Here's a link to view them...
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=106170
    If you want to go ahead, just send me a PM

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    Quote Originally Posted by john.robertson2 View Post
    Actually the police use design rims

    I'm pretty sure you need to make sure that the balance weights clear the calipers
    After 10 minutes of Google Images I have admit you're correct mate - I shall go take my head for a dump...

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