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    I bought a set of 18in wheels today that where fitted to an Astra H, but when trying them on don't seem to fit. I have measured the centre bore to be 75mm so looks like I will need spigot rings and the vectra wheel studs don't seem to fit either but maybe I just need a deep 17mm socket instead of the 17/19mm one. It looked like the wheel holes didn't line up but maybe that was to do with no spigot rings.


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    If they were off an Astra h they should fit straight on mate?

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    What wheels are they as you might need 'tunner' bolts rather than normal bolts.

    Ask the person you got them from.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    What wheels are they as you might need 'tunner' bolts rather than normal bolts.

    Ask the person you got them from.
    What are tunner bolts?

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    Also called wobble bolts. Better option is to get some PCD adaptors though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cont1204 View Post
    Also called wobble bolts.
    Sorry not correct.

    Tunner bolts are narrow bolts that you use a special tool to remove like this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/20-x-Tuner...item2a1ff83759


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    Agree mate you most certainly need tuner bolts and spigot rings for them

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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Sorry not correct.

    Tunner bolts are narrow bolts that you use a special tool to remove like this: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/20-x-Tuner...item2a1ff83759

    I shall eat my own words! Never heard of them before, just presumed that was what you meant.

    I stand corrected!

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    Thanks, they are Inspiri wheels if anybody would know the exact centre bore measurement.

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    Try the manufacturers or sellers website for centre bore sizes?

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