Will ZX alloys fit BX's?

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Will ZX alloys fit BX's?

Post by MULLEY » Mon Mar 19, 2007 10:09 pm

The rim size is quoted as 14inch 5.5J 4-24 offset.

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Post by ken newbold » Mon Mar 19, 2007 10:22 pm

As far as I know they do. Someone I know has a BX on ZX alloy wheels.

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Post by Kitch » Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:08 pm

They do. Offset is slightly more, so the wheels sit a bit further back than normal but they go straight on.

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Post by MULLEY » Mon Mar 19, 2007 11:56 pm

Does that affect the handling & tyre wear?

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Post by Kitch » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:40 am

Not in a noticable way, no.

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Post by MULLEY » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:13 pm

hmmm, might have a bid on some alloys then.....

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Post by timbo » Wed Mar 21, 2007 3:00 pm

i wanted to run some 15 inch wheels on a zx but was told not to.... i stuck with the original rims and tyres but there are a limited choice of tyre for the steel rims... i would like to upgrade to alloys to suite a 15 inch tyre as the choice is a lot better. I would have hoped for better ride and handling as well ....

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Post by Kitch » Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:20 pm

The reason someone told you not to put 15's on a ZX, is because on 5 door cars the tyres scrub the rear arches if you have a 195/50/15 are anything bigger. And a 195/45/15 tyre won't give you a good ride, although it would grip better.

If yours is a three door car, give them a slap because ZX 16v's have 15in wheels with 55 profile tyres as standard!

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Post by MULLEY » Wed Mar 21, 2007 11:16 pm

I was going to bid on some, but the dingbats never replied to my queries, & now its ended?? i dont know why some people bother listing stuff...