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Welcome to The Official Wheel Build Almanac & Reference Thread!

This thread is intended to be a compilation of information pertinent to those whom are looking to refurbish, rebuild, or research their wheels. It will serve as a reference for common topics, DIY's, technical information, and other resources that you'll need.

Due to the vast amount of currently not collected information about this topic, it is expected that this thread will grow with subject matter and helpful links. So, it is encouraged that you share your findings and help grow this hub of information.

Please share your builds, research, and knowledge so that we can further educate our members about our shared appreciation of a motorsport topic that spans manufacturers, scenes, and history alike.

INDEX:

1.) DIY's / HOW TO's

2.) REFERENCES

3.) BUILDS

4.) SUPPLIERS
 

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REFERENCES:

PLATFORM REFERENCES:
- All Makes/Models Fitment Reference
VW:
- MK1 / MK2
---- What Wheels Fit?
- MK3
---- Tire Sizes and Offsets
- MK4
---- MK4Forum Offsets & Tire Sizes Request Thread
---- Mk4 Wheel Offset and Stance Picture Index
- MK5
---- Figure out if a wheel will fit your MK5
---- The Official MK5 Wheel Thread
---- The Ultimate MKV Wheel Fitment Guide
- MK6
---- MK6 Golf/GTI
---- Un-Official After Market Wheel Thread 2.0 (Golf R)

WHEEL REFERENCE:
- OEM Volkswagen Alloy Wheel Database
- OEM VW & Audi Wheel Database
- BBS LM Information Thread
- BBS Wide Wheel Lip Information FAQ
- BBS Wheels Info
- BBS List For n00bs
- The Definitive BBS CH/CO/RE Reference Thread
- All BBS Center Caps & Part Numbers
- BBS RS Model List
---- EWheelWorks
---- StanceWorks

VIDEO REFERENCE:
- Carbon Fiber Wheels (/INSIDE KOENIGSEGG)
- CNC Custom Wheel Milling
- Wheel Flow Forming Machine/Process
- HRE Performance Wheels (Jay Leno's Garage)
- BBS Motorsports Tour (w/ Adam Carolla)

TOOL INFORMATION:
- OZ 10-Point Female Tools
- OZ 10-Point Male Tools

SPECS:
- It is highly recommended to use a quality torque wrench that measures in lb/in, not lb/ft.
- Torque Specs:
---- OEM BBS (New): 480 lb/in (40 lb/ft) (Given by BBS for new and unstretched OEM bolts)
---- OEM BBS (Used): 264 lb/in (22 lb/ft)
---- BBS RM: 144-180 lb/in (12-15 lb/ft)
---- BFI's BBS/OZ Bolts/Nuts: 222 in/lbs (18.5 ft/lbs)
---- Spintech's Bolts/Nuts: 264-312 in/lbs (22-26 ft/lbs)
 

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BUILDS:


AUTO ART

VY:
- My Wheel Project (by: robzOne)

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AVANTGARDE

(UNKNOWN):
- Refinishing Avantgards...The Old Ones (by: Crankey)

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AVUS

(UNKNOWN):
- Avus Wheel Rebuild (by: Crankey)

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BBS

LM:
- BBS LM Refinish and My Venture Into Polishing (by: 03_uni-B)
- Rebuilding One of My Many Dream Wheels (by: stbk)
- BBS LM Full Polish Build (by: Carbon13GTI)
- BBS LM Refinish (by: shortwave360)
- Pictures From My BBS LM Refinish Adventure (by: audiwark)
- My Spring BBS LM Refurb Project (by: psiaddict)
- Cam Farey's BBS LMs (by: RAW Works)
- BBS LM - No Machines, DIY Refinish (by: spiker369)

RE:
- BBS RE877 Refresh (by: TTownEP)

RF:
- Rebuilding One of My Many Dream Wheels (by: stbk)

RG:
- Refinishing A Set Of BBS RG's (by: ryanjblajda)

RM:
- First BBS Build (by: PrimaVW)
- BBS RM Build, Once Again!! (by: golf3737)

RS:
- Pointless RS Build (by: Ben from RI)
- Rebuilding One of My Many Dream Wheels (by: stbk)
- BBS RS Build (by: nobug)
- Last Minute BBS RS Build (by: Eur0TunE)
- BBS RS 001 Build (by: upoo2)
- BBS RS Build Thread! (by: Connormk5)
- Perfect BBS RS's (by: kramerbuccs24)
- Rotiform Refurbished RS198s On My Vento VR6 (by: GotStance?)
- Project EM1 (by: RAW Works)
- Project EM1 v2.0 (by: RAW Works)
- Project FD (by: RAW Works)
- Project Kouki (by: RAW Works)
- BBS RS001 (by: RAW Works)
- BBS RS Wheel Restoration *Lots of Pictures* (by: mgb xtc)

RSii:
- 18" BBS RSII Full Concave Restoration Project (by: Permasloweredvr6)
- RSii Build (by: RAW Works)

RX-II:
- Refinishing BBS RX-II (by: Ben from RI)
- Refinishing and Polishing Pitting Lips on Wolfsburg BBS RX-II Wheels (by: EPWolfy18T)

RZ:
- Classic Wheel Restoration "Build Thread"- Old-School 15x7.5 BBS Mahle (by: cobrawannabe)

STYLE 5:
- BBS Style 5 (by: BT12)
- JRodigan's First "Real" Set of Wheels. BBS Style 5 Rebuild Thread! (by: JRodigan)
- Refinishing Style 5's (by: kvalvic)
- Style 5 RC090 Refinishing Thread (by: bdkawey)
- Re-Finishing My Style 5's (by: ANDRO 5iver)
- Staggered Style 5 Rebuild (by: Hybrid For Life)
- DIY Wheel Refinishing - BBS Style 5s (by: BeemerBuyer)

STYLE 29:
- My Two to Three Piece Journey (RC041) (by: Zic)

SUPER RS:
- Full Polish Wheel Build/DIY (by: OVRWRKD)
- BBS Super RS Rebuild (by: Righteous Bucks)

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CCW

505a:
- Refinishing a set of CCW 505a's (by: thorco3)

CLASSIC:
- Rebuilding CCW's (by: f_399)
- Refinishing CCW Classics (by: Rotary-Amuse)
- CCW Classic's Under Construction Before & After! (by: tarheeltrooper)

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COMPOMOTIVE

Mesh (Model Name?):
- Compomotive Split Rim Step By Step Refurbishment (by: Compomotive Man)

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DINAN FIKSE

FM5:
- Custom Dinan Fikse FM5 Wheel Build. Project Fitted. (by: Shultz28)

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DP MOTORSPORT

AMP:
- AK's Custom DP MOTORSPORT AMP's Rebuilt and Polished (by: AKdub914)
- DP Motorsport AMP Refinishing (by: lowerthanzimmy)

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ENKEI
- Enkei K76 (by: RAW Works)

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EPSILON

SOUTHERN WAYS:
- 15" Epsilon Sourthen Ways Rebuild/Refurb (by: 69clark)
- 16" Epsilon Sourthen Ways Rebuild/Refurb (by: 69clark)
- Sourthen Ways AeroSports Rebuild/Refurb (by: 69clark)

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GOTTI

J55A:
- 16x10 Gotti 5-Spoke Refurbish (by: Cuatro)
- Refinished my Gotti Wheels (by: 320iCar)

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KINESIS

K18:
- My Kinesis K18 Wheel Rebuild (by: gen2_4door)

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KOENIG

DESMOND SPECIAL:
- Wheel refinish project (Desmond Koenig Specials) (by: FLMKVDUB)

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OZ

ACS:
- Refinishing Time, Three Piece (ACS Content) (by: Zic)
- Project ACS (by: RAW Works)

AMG AERO:
- First Time Refinishing Wheels (Progress Thread) (by: AnchorsAweigh)

FITTIPALDI:
- My Build Thread: 5x120 Oz Fittipaldi! (by: evbecks)

FUTURA:
- My Road To Futura: OZ Build/Timeline (by: DUTCHswift)
- Esprit Wheel Refurbishment (by: LotuEspritWorld.com)
- OZ Futura Rebuild (by: JPizzle)
- Been Working On My FUTURA's (by: F2 Iceland)
- 18'' Futura Rebuild (by: P Q)

MITO:
- Quick 2-day OZ Mito Project (by: hammu)
- OZ Mito Refinish (by: Chris Anderson)

PEGASUS:
- Bringing The Old Back To Life (OZ Pegasus Refinish) (by: carlhuebner)
- 18" OZ Pegasus Build (by: brandonioyo)

VEGA:
- OZ Vega Refurb (by: Tommy604604)
- My OZ Vega Build Start To Finish (by: tyleR)

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RAY'S

MS-01:
- Rebuilding Rays MS-01 Wheels (by: FirstGenZq8)
- Refinishing My Mazdaspeed MS-01 LM Wheels (by: CS13B)

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RH

ZW1:
- Building Two Sets of RH ZW1 (by: Dr.AK)
- Rebuilding My RH ZW1 Wheels (by: Enur)

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RONAL

LZ:
- Refinishing my Ronal LZ's (by: gnavs)

RACING TURBO:
- TH-Line Rep's Inside... 3pc Ronal Racing Turbo's (by: ohiodub_99.5)

SX (ACT):
- Ronal SX Build (by: 03_uni-B)
- Baller Ronal SX Rebuild (by: HumptyDumped)

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SSR

EX-C SCOPE:
- My SSR EX-C Scopes (by: FancySauce)

FORMULA MESH:
- SSR Formula Mesh Restoration Thread (by: 84gtcoupe)

VIENNA:
- 19" SSR Vienna Rebuild Thread (by: Bthasht)

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TRACER

TECH 1:
- Tracer Tech 1 Three-Piece Wheel Rebuild/Refinish (by: FlybyGLI)

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TSW

KYALAMI:
- TSW Kyalami Refurb (by: Ben From RI)

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WORK

EQUIP:
- 18" Work Equip Restoration Progress (by: Bullydawg)

EQUIP VOGGARD:
- Work Equip Voggards (by: RAW Works)

MEISTER:
- Refinishing Work Meister S1 3P "Progress Thread" (by: Sirhodjibob)

REZAX:
- Work Rezax Remix!!! (by: DanielV12)
- Project Rezax (by: RAW Works)

VS-KF:
- My Work VS-KF Build (by: tulesto)

VS-MESH:
- Work VS Mesh (by: iamshayan)

VS-XX:
- My Second Wheel Build (by: Ben from RI)
- My Work VS-XX Wheel Build (by: Icana4dit)
- Jordan’s VS-XX (by: RAW Works)
 

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SUPPLIERS:

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