Volvo Community Forum. The Forums of the Volvo Owners Club

Forum Rules Volvo Owners Club About VOC Volvo Gallery Links Volvo History Volvo Press
Go Back   Volvo Owners Club Forum > "Technical Topics" > 200 Series General
Register Members CarsBlogs Help Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

200 Series General Forum for the Volvo 240 and 260 cars

Information
  • VOC Members: There is no login facility using your VOC membership number or the details from page 3 of the club magazine. You need to register in the normal way
  • AOL Customers: Make sure you check the 'Remember me' check box otherwise the AOL system may log you out during the session. This is a known issue with AOL.
  • AOL, Yahoo and Plus.net users. Forum owners such as us are finding that AOL, Yahoo and Plus.net are blocking a lot of email generated from forums. This may mean your registration activation and other emails will not get to you, or they may appear in your spam mailbox

Thread Informations

16 inch steel wheels how

Views : 253

Replies : 6

Users Viewing This Thread :  

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old Jan 14th, 2019, 00:36   #1
grumpydad
Junior Member
 

Last Online: Jan 19th, 2019 00:47
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: eastsussex
Default 16 inch steel wheels how

Hi
can any one tell us how to get on to 16 inch steel wheels
from some thing else

Thanks
grumpydad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 15th, 2019, 11:04   #2
NI_Volvo_Nut
Volvologist
 
NI_Volvo_Nut's Avatar
 

Last Online: Jan 17th, 2019 17:08
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Bangor - Norn Iron
Blog Entries: 2
Default

I believe the 5 stud Peugeot wheels are the right fitment, from the likes of the 607
__________________

What's the matter with the car I'm driving?
Can't you tell that it's out of style?
Should I get a set of white wall tires?
Are you gonna cruise the miracle mile?
NI_Volvo_Nut is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 15th, 2019, 12:10   #3
swedishandgerman
Premier Member
 
swedishandgerman's Avatar
 

Last Online: Today 10:57
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: EXETER
Default

Funny - I've just been looking at this for my 142!

There are many, many 16" steel wheels that share the PCD 5 x 108 and the bore 65.1mm, and as mentioned above, Peugeot 407 is one of those. However, I chose not to get those wheels as the offset is quite considerably different: the Volvo offset is about 25 and the Peugeot about 45mm! Citroen Berlingo is more similar, but still quite a big difference.

This site is brilliant for being able to find what other cars have a similar wheel size as well as offset:

https://www.wheel-size.com/

In the end, I chose not to go for a set of wheels with such a massive difference in offset and I'm getting some 940 15" wheels which are wider and allow me to fit a decent set of modern tyres instead of the old fashioned very narrow wheels.
__________________
2006 XC70 D5 Manual
1968 Amazon Estate, B18A + Overdrive
2016 V70 D4 Manual SE Lux
1967 P1800S
1970 142DL
swedishandgerman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 15th, 2019, 20:40   #4
Antz
No I'm not the redhead
 
Antz's Avatar
 

Last Online: Today 13:27
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: North Yorkshire Coast
Default

Volvo 240s are ET20 not 25.
__________________
1988 Volvo 240 GLT T5

Swap a T5 motor into your RWD Volvo:The Guide
Antz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 16th, 2019, 02:15   #5
grumpydad
Junior Member
 

Last Online: Jan 19th, 2019 00:47
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: eastsussex
Default

Hi
thanks all
i had a poke round on Ebay
looks like the citroen is only 4 stud
so have orders 1 peugeot
and will put on and see how it works
and will let you know

now the full story
the car is a amazon estate with 144 running gear
and 15 inch 940 wheels

witch is why the question was asked hear

Thanks
grumpydad is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to grumpydad For This Useful Post:
Old Jan 16th, 2019, 17:05   #6
MiniNinjaRob
Master Member
 
MiniNinjaRob's Avatar
 

Last Online: Today 14:35
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: West Yorkshire
Default

I’ve got a set of 17” steel wheels on my 940 I’m selling soon - with tyres. Have a look in the thread of my car (pics might not work at the moment though due to photobucket).
They are Citroen C6 spare wheels, 17x7j et25 which fit on my 940 fine with just a 5mm hubcentric spacer on the front.
I think they look great and would be awesome on an older car.

Pic here : https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showp...80&postcount=8
MiniNinjaRob is online now   Reply With Quote
Old Jan 19th, 2019, 00:36   #7
grumpydad
Junior Member
 

Last Online: Jan 19th, 2019 00:47
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: eastsussex
Default

Hi
can you give me a tyre size
yours look very low profile
i am looking for 65
and price

Thanks
grumpydad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 14:38.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.