HC GLS wheels

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Re: HC GLS wheels

Postby 1972nail » Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:06 pm

Midget Rostyles are 101.6 PCD (4") so in theory they should fit. However, they were designed for a 3/8" stud and not a 7/16" stud, so you may have to drill out the holes to fit. Also, some have a different pressing which makes them a tight fit on the front hub bearing housing, bolting up tight on this can cause the steel to split....not good! You can fit a 6mm spacer if your Midget Rostyles are a tight fit on the housing so that they don't bind and spread.

I believe that Midget wheels are 41/2 J and not 5J.
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Re: HC GLS wheels

Postby Fred Dukes » Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:23 pm

yes and yes :wink:
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Re: HC GLS wheels

Postby VampireTigger » Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:51 am

I'm running Droop Snoot Avon Safety Wheels with 175/70r13 on mine. If you manage to get a set make sure you also get the relevant wheels nuts as the ones from the steels are not the correct design.

When I had my Viva back in the 90s found it tail happy in the wet and the extra width helped address that. I haven't driven my current Viva in the wet yet but the tyre setup I have on it seems to hold the road very well in the dry.
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