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    Default New wheels!

    Just wondering if someone can offer me some advice.

    A neighbour has just had some 19" Dotz alloys fitted & he has offered me his old 17" 7 spoke (double spoke) alloys from his 57 reg veccy.

    My question are, will they fit ok on my 1.8 LS and, as the diameter is a tad bigger than my 16" steelies, would i have to have the speedo re-calibrated at the dealer?

    Also, can anyone recommend a decent, reasonably priced set of locking wheel bolts that wont snap the 1st time you try & get a wheel off?

    Thanks for your help.

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    they will fit fine m8, no need to re-calibrate and Mcguard locking nuts off ebay m8

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    as said they will fit fine with no need to change clocks

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    cheers guys, helpful as ever.

    gonna de-badge it too & have already fitted an opel grille from LMF, looks the muts dangly bits, just gonna have to do loads more now, watch out bank balance, here i come!!!
    Last edited by kentish_bloke; 7th May 2009 at 18:55. Reason: dyslexic keyboard!

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    remember the pics then m8

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    Slippery slope mate, be careful out there.

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    It starts off with a few simple mods then !!!!!!!!!

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    next stop, painted calipers...

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    pics when fitted dude!
    Rubbin'z racing Harry!


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