Chevette wheels on a Viva

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Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby Cogsy » Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:48 pm

Hiya,
I would like to take the stock wheels off of my 73 Viva and replace them with something different- preferably rostyles from a Chevette. I'm not sure but I've heard the Chevette's rostyles are 4x4" which is the same pcd as the Viva's. Would just like to know if they'll have a compatible offset and pcd etc to fit my Viva.
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby bedfordbad » Tue Feb 23, 2016 11:10 pm

I'm fairly sure chevettes run 100mm x 100mm..
Hopefully someone will confirm this!!
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby lord13 » Wed Feb 24, 2016 12:46 am

yeah chevette's are 100mm PCD, they will stress the studs if you fit them to a viva, which will eventually work loose and give wear to stud holes in the hub flange, not good
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby Cogsy » Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:49 pm

Would the best way to do this then is get the holes sealed and re-drilled to fit the Viva?
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby Colin » Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:20 am

Probably better to source some original equipment type 4" PCD Rostyles like those in the below images. They turn up on ebay probably as frequently as the Chevette Opel style 100mm PCD Rostyles. Good luck with it! 8)
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby 1972nail » Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:40 am

In NZ look out for MG midget Rostyles, they are 4 inch PCD too.
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby mactat2 » Sun May 06, 2018 12:21 pm

Is there a way to tell chevette wheels from viva wheels just by looking at them? As its a bit tricky to accurately measure the pcd. They fit on the car, but hard to tell wether they are 4"x4" or 100mm x100mm?
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby 1972nail » Sun May 06, 2018 2:21 pm

Chevette sports wheels look a lot different to Viva Rostyle wheels. Compare the photo below to the Viva Rostyles in the photos above. the silver spoke on Viva wheels gets slimmer as it gets to the rim while the spoke on Chevette wheels gets thicker.
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Re: Chevette wheels on a Viva

Postby mactat2 » Sun May 06, 2018 4:08 pm

Brilliant 8) Thanks looks they are the correct ones :thanx:
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