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    Default Help me wheel experts!!!

    I have some 18x8 et35 bbs rgr's
    W/235 40 18's on them

    Tire rack info used to say that these wheels would fit a b5 s4, however after reading audizine apparently they do
    Not fit without spacers.

    Now. Where can I get hub rings to make these wheels fit?! Center bore of the wheels are bigger than the b5 s4 hub

    I also Need 8mm hub centric spacers. Where can I find some of this stuff? Locally or online? Any help
    Is greatly appreciated. I'm lost!

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    Default Re: Help me wheel experts!!!

    Talk to Mike, his machinist Ryan made me some nice spacers for the UrS he copied off a set of H&Rs I had on the coupe.

    They came out nice, and half the cost of the H&Rs.
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    The smallest hub centric spacer should be 10mm, you should probably just do a 10mm, there's a brand called dsx on eBay that's pretty good and they come with proper bolts.
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    Default Re: Help me wheel experts!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by kujiwara View Post
    The smallest hub centric spacer should be 10mm, you should probably just do a 10mm, there's a brand called dsx on eBay that's pretty good and they come with proper bolts.
    x2

    At one point ECS was offering 8mm hubcentric spacers but they no longer do, people were getting weird vibrations from them and they were front/back specific for some reason...

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    Default Re: Help me wheel experts!!!

    Hey guys. Just wanted to fill anyone/everyone in on what I have found out through hours and hours of google-ing and forum searching.

    BBS wheels, unless they were oem equipped, have an 82mm bore.
    -it is very hard to find 82mm-57.1/57mm hub rings.
    They come up on eBay sometimes, and you can find them in Europe on a few sites.
    The best bet IS to contact tire rack, or black Forrest industries carries the BBS branded aluminum hub rings.

    Regarding hub centric/wheel centric spacers. Most HR spacers are only good for oem wheels, as the bevel for centering does not match /will
    Not match many after market wheels.

    I can't comment on any other brands.

    ECS hub centric/wheel centric spacers do have the proper bevel for most aftermarket wheels. And many people run them successfully on aftermarket BBS wheels.

    Also note that BBS wheels unless oem equipped are conical bolt seated, not ball seated like oem wheels.
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    Yes most BBS wheels use the PFS system - http://www.bbs-usa.com/BBS%20Hardwar...e_Oct_2011.pdf

    When you buy an install kit is comes with bolts and rings. I stock a good majority of these systems
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    thanks for the info! i emailed you on your website, and will phone as soon as i am able. i would rather purchase these locally over ordering them through a vendor in the states i need a set of 4 82mm/57mm thanks!

    Quote Originally Posted by Natty54 View Post
    Yes most BBS wheels use the PFS system - http://www.bbs-usa.com/BBS%20Hardwar...e_Oct_2011.pdf

    When you buy an install kit is comes with bolts and rings. I stock a good majority of these systems

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    those bbs spacers only work if you have the 82mm/66mm rings instead of the 82/57mm hub rings. that would have also been an option, but the spacers would have only worked with wheels with that 66mm bore

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    If Natty can't find what you need, check out Tunerworks. We do a lot of business with BBS.
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    When searching for mine I didn't think to ask natty... The only luck I had was with BBS headquarters in the US. I've had these shipped a couple times...

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