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#1 Mr240z

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 05:56 PM

Auszcar members, Wheels are hard to find for your Zeds (cause of the offset ,etc )
So if you guys know of suppilers that carry wheels in Australia can you post the pictures,
website address & links here. And also price range. And maybe what other cars wheels fit zeds for eg AE86 corolla and so on.

Try to keep this thread clear of chatter and non related ideas. Maybe Webmaster might make this a sticky.

                                                              Pauly        (idea's to make Zed life easy)

#2 Lurch ™

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 06:14 PM

Rota:
http://otomoto.com.au/showroom.htm
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Sportmax:
http://www.xxrwheels...rtmax_002.shtml
http://www.viczcar.c...pic,2004.0.html

Simmons:
http://www.simmonswheel.com.au/

Arrow (NZ):
http://www.arrowwheels.co.nz
http://www.arrowwhee...430__390__c__80





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Posted 17 December 2008 - 06:21 PM

There's quite abit on the sticky here:

http://www.viczcar.c...opic,788.0.html

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Posted 19 December 2008 - 07:19 PM

Wheel offset calculator

http://www.1010tires...tCalculator.asp

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 07:55 PM

:o Hey guys benzed is also selling these wheels.
    16x8 10+ offset 114.3 x4
      just wondering will they fit and what are your thoughts on how they would look

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 08:47 PM

;D They will fit with a 3mm wheel spacers on the front wheels  $279 each from ben

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 09:07 PM

Where did you find that Zed Pauly?
I'm inspired...!

Edit: Found it on HybridZ ;)

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Posted 28 December 2008 - 09:19 PM

in america by the look of the plates

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Posted 29 December 2008 - 09:53 AM

Simmons Wheels are worth a try but at around $700 a corner, its a tad pricey. If the Rota's were a few months earlier, I would've gone for those! Good thing about the Simmons wheels is they measure up to get everything to fit. They check clearance of the brakes, struts etc. Also, rim size is all up to you! I went through Richmond Mag Wheel Center in Melbourne. They also stock forged BBS wheels for approx $5000 a set.

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 07:12 PM

:) Most wheels these days have a +40 offset or there abouts.

    So by the Datsun 240z factory manual the factory offset is +15 (most people say +0 offset)
    So if you add 25mm wheel spacers to make it +40 it will open the range of wheels available
    Most drift cars use them, and i,ve read more positive then negative things about spacers
    The thing people say is too keep them tight (loctite) alot of Americans used them with no problems.
    Wheel spacers are priced around $240 for a set of 4, but make sure the inner ID is 73mm for the fronts
   
    p.s if anyone has spacers out there for sale let me know (future project)

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 08:22 PM

For those with road cars the main problem is that spacers are illegal. For track not a problem, but personally I'm not a fanof spacers, I got siMMons made for me 18x8" and will fit nicely for what I need to run slicks without flares, though the guards have been massaged to fit the wheels, but still at  a -3mm offset

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Posted 04 January 2009 - 10:04 PM

I used them for a while. Front wheel got loose although I took them on and off that many times I just could'nt be sure that it was my haste to get the car off the jack. However it was enough for me to say pay a bit extra and get the right wheels. I've heard they use em alot on Porsches to fill out wider "930 look" gaurds but thats as far as my research goes as one bad experience was enough for me.

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Posted 05 January 2009 - 05:59 PM

Not sure if this is any help,  all the cars that use 4x114.3 
DAEWOO MATIZ 4X114.3 38
DAEWOO TACUMA 4X114.3
DATSUN 240Z 70-85 4X114.3 66.1
DATSUN 260Z 70-85 4X114.3 66.1
DATSUN 280Z 70-85 4X114.3 66.1
FORD CAPRI 4X114.3
FORD TELSTAR <87 4X114.3
HOLDEN ASTRA <87 4X114.3
HOLDEN BARINA <94 4X114.3
HONDA ACCORD 90-01 4X114.3
HONDA LEGEND <91 4X114.3
HONDA PRELUDE 92-96 4X114.3 64.1
HYUNDAI ACCENT 94-00 4X114.3 35-45 67.1
HYUNDAI COUPE 95-01 4X114.3 35-45 67.1
HYUNDAI EXCEL 4X114.3
HYUNDAI ELANTRA 01> 4X114.3 35-45 67.1
HYUNDAI LANTRA 91-01 4X114.3 35-45 67.1
HYUNDAI MATRIX 01> 4X114.3 35-45 67.1
HYUNDAI S COUPE 4X114.3
HYUNDAI SONATA 93> 4X114.3 38-45 67.1
HYUNDAI TIBURON 95-01 4X114.3 35-45 67.1
INFINITI G20 91-96 4X114.3 66.1
INFINITI M30 90-92 4X114.3 66.1
KIA CARENS 00> 4X114.3 35-42 67.1
KIA CERATO 4X114.3
KIA CLARUS 96> 4X114.3 35-42 67.1
KIA MEGENTIS 01> 4X114.3 35-42 67.1
KIA OPTIMA 01> 4X114.3 67.1
MITSUBISHI COLT 4X114.3
MITSUBISHI CORDIA 4X114.3
MITSUBISHI LANCER EVO 1-3 4X114.3
MITSUBISHI GALANT 4X114.3
MITSUBISHI MAGNA <90 4X114.3
MITSUBISHI STARION 83-87 4X114.3 67.1
NISSAN 180SX S13 89-98 4X114.3
NISSAN BLUEBIRD FWD 4X114.3
NISSAN EXA N12 4X114.3
NISSAN MAXIMA <90 4X114.3
NISSAN PULSAR N12 ET TURBO 4X114.3
NISSAN PULSAR N16> 4X114.3
NISSAN SILVIA S13 88> 4X114.3
NISSAN SKYLINE R31 4X114.3
NISSAN SKYLINE R32 NON TURBO 4X114.3
NISSAN SKYLINE R33 NON TURBO 4X114.3
NISSAN TIIDA 4X114.3
PROTON GEN2 4X114.3
ROVER 600 4X114.3 35 64
ROVER 800 4X114.3 35 64
SUZUKI SWIFT <04 4X114.3
TOYOTA CELICA 76-85 4X114.3 60.1
TOYOTA CRESSIDA 85-88 4X114.3 60.1
TOYOTA SUPRA 79-82 4X114.3 60.1
VOLVO S40 96-00 4X114.3 35-42 67.1
VOLVO T4 4X114.3 35-38 67
VOLVO V40 96-00 4X114.3 35-42 67.1


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Posted 06 January 2009 - 04:44 AM

There was also toyota Corollas, including AE86, not sure what year they stopped though, i think when they went to FWD.

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 06:36 PM

;D Hi guys brought a set of Rota Grids of Benzed
    They are 16" x 8" with a +10 offset
    You have to use a 5mm slip on spacer on the front hubs
    I'm running Maxxis MA-Z1 tyres
    Front 205/55/16
    Rear  225/50/16
;) Done a trail fittment on George's car to see how they look (comments) ;)
    And how do George's 18" look on my car


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Posted 25 January 2009 - 06:52 PM

Nice indeed I have been thinking about these my self.
Those Simmonds look sweet as I would love a set of them but they are out of my price range

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 08:53 PM

bloody hell. The grids look great. Shame that spacers are illegal.  :-[

I'd hop on them.

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 11:30 PM

bloody hell. The grids look great. Shame that spacers are illegal.  :-[

I'd hop on them.


you can machine them to fit without a spacer. you're only talking about a small shave.

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 01:53 PM

Performance Alloy Wheels make an off the shelf  selection to suit the Z's or will custom make to your specs

www.performancewheels.com.au

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 07:56 PM

you can machine them to fit without a spacer. you're only talking about a small shave.


I'll bite. If you could tell me what sort of machining would be involved that would be great. I thought the spacer places the wheel further out. ?? I dont think i will EVER understand offset and other interesting things !




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