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right now i got OEM bolts on aftermarket wheels and i have no problems...
what is wrong with doing this? i have no shaking or anything like that, and the little bit that i do is cuz i need an alignment...
anyway, i also need to know if there would be any OTHER problems if i use spacers with longer bolts, but the bolts would be OEM style instead of the aftermarket style......
is there any problems/dangers doing this?
thanks in advance!
 

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Re: OEM bolts on AFTERMARKET wheels? Problems? WHY? (sexymk4)

The shape of the hole and the shape of the lug have to be the same otherwise it doesn't sit correctly.
I'm not a mechanic lets all point at me and laugh.
 

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Re: OEM bolts on AFTERMARKET wheels? Problems? WHY? (sexymk4)

This thread should help you decide whats best mang
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all spaced out info on H&R spacers
All original VW & Audi wheel bolts are ball seat.
Most aftermarket wheels are conical. Some BBS
wheels are also Ball seat. You must know what
bolt seat your wheels use before you order longer bolts
to go with your spacers.
 

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Re: OEM bolts on AFTERMARKET wheels? Problems? WHY? (hman)

Quote, originally posted by hman »
The shape of the hole and the shape of the lug have to be the same otherwise it doesn't sit correctly.
I'm not a mechanic lets all point at me and laugh.

hman's right though...if the bolt doesn't sit flush, it could eventually work itself out leading to more serious/dangerous problems.
 

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Re: OEM bolts on AFTERMARKET wheels? Problems? WHY? (schtebie)

bump to see if i am able to use the longer BALL SEAT bolts even though my wheels need clonical bolts.....
any help would be appreciated



Modified by sexymk4 at 5:56 PM 5-19-2004
 

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Re: OEM bolts on AFTERMARKET wheels? Problems? WHY? (sexymk4)

If i'm not mistaken axis wheels need conical bolts (try asking a dealer or axis themselves to make 100% sure). Don't run ball seat where a conical is needed b/c it WILL walk out and i have seen it happen. came back from a drive with a friend and noticed three loose lugs and one lug was gone from his car since he was running ball seat where a conical was needed. It's not something to skimp on, be safe and get the right lugs! http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
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Re: OEM bolts on AFTERMARKET wheels? Problems? WHY? (XSSIVE)

damn, guess i gotta get all new bolts

WHERE CAN I GET THEM??


Modified by sexymk4 at 6:03 PM 5-19-2004
 
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