Wheelbolts - what's the difference?

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Wheelbolts - what's the difference?

Post by mountainmanUK »

What, precisely, is the difference between standard steel wheel bolts, compared to those fitted to 16v Alloys?

Would it be possible to use standards, for a short period only, or would the alloys be damaged...or maybe they wouldn't even fit in the first place?!! :shock:

Many here have "the Knowledge"! I beg to learn a little of it! :wink:

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Post by ken newbold »

Chances are they wouldn't be long enough. Alloy bolts are spigot mounted, they are flat flanged with a washer.

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they are flat flanged with a washer.
Same as Pug 205 GTi 1.6s, Ken??

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ken newbold wrote:Chances are they wouldn't be long enough. Alloy bolts are spigot mounted, they are flat flanged with a washer.
I had one of them but the wheels fell off!

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mountainmanUK wrote:
they are flat flanged with a washer.
Same as Pug 205 GTi 1.6s, Ken??
I have a feeling the bolts used with the standard 16v alloys are the same as the 205 1.9 alloys, the 1.6 ones (I have heard) need a shorter bolt... Vanny might know.
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Nice descriptions etc in the Krook-Lok catalogue listed here:

http://www2.qha.com/catalogues.asp