Thread Rating:
  • 2 Vote(s) - 2.5 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Wheel upgrades and offset
#1
Hi all,

I've just got some 195/r15 5.5j offset 27 alloys to replace my Berlingo MK1 175/r14 6j offset 24 steels.

They are too wide by about a 8mm-1cm and the tyre pushes on the plastic on the inner rears. Now, are 175 and 195 the same overall width? Because instead of buying spacers maybe a 175/r15 tyre width will be ok? I've measured the 195's at 21cm at widest point.

If I do have to go the spacer route, are the halfords universal spacers ok or will I have problems? Last question :lol: do I need special long bolts for a 10mm spacer?

Thanks,
Lee
Reply
#2
Use concentric wheel Spencer's and definitely longer bolts.
Somedays you're the pigeon, Somedays you're the statue.
Reply
#3
a set of propper hubcentric spacers with extended bolts aren't cheap, ideally et 15 on the mk1, et 27 is mk3, on my old mk1 I had pug 306 15" with 195/50/15 that were well cheap and fitted no prob, also you will need dif bolts from your stealies
[Image: 2dedca76-4da1-4bd2-aea1-452ddda68256.jpg]
Reply
#4
Cheers guys, so does the spacer need to be bolted separately or can you get hubcentric bolt-through? And will a 175/15 be a lot (if any) thinner than a 195/15?

Really want to avoid spacers :/
Reply
#5
Hubcentric will be bolt through at the thickness you require. 175mm wide tyres will be 20mm narrower than 195mm.
Somedays you're the pigeon, Somedays you're the statue.
Reply
#6
(03-12-2013, 09:06 AM)steve valentine Wrote:  175mm wide tyres will be 20mm narrower than 195mm.

Hmm, my current 195's (Dunlop and Infinity) measure 204-210mm at the widest point.
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
[-]
Welcome
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username:
  

Password:
  




[-]
Search
(Advanced Search)

[-]
Latest Threads
Taking along time to heat up/warm the cabin
Last Post: Hora
Today 12:37 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 12
Slow starter (diesel)
Last Post: ricc
Today 11:53 AM
» Replies: 15
» Views: 338
Mesh Bulkhead
Last Post: Jelevents
Today 11:37 AM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 15
2005 Berlingo
Last Post: len glover
Today 10:10 AM
» Replies: 6
» Views: 96
Supermarket Diesel
Last Post: polar
Today 09:28 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 49
clunking noise
Last Post: ffrenchie
Today 09:26 AM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 86
BULBS!!
Last Post: Jed Clampit
Yesterday 11:05 PM
» Replies: 17
» Views: 602
Finally a B9 Haynes Manual
Last Post: Satellitemark
Yesterday 10:43 PM
» Replies: 39
» Views: 2497
TRAILER WANTED
Last Post: Silverberlingo
Yesterday 10:29 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 87
longitudinal roof rails
Last Post: Chrisville
Yesterday 10:27 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 30

[-]
Recent Visitors
Locations of visitors to this page