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Info: Audi A4 and Passat wheels and VW A3/Mk4/New Beetle wheels

From gti-vr6-owner@dev.tivoli Thu, 03 Dec 1998 11:24:44 -0800
From: Kevin Collins <kevinc@flashcom>
To: George & Deanna Achorn <coolidge@tidalwave>
Subject: Re: [gti-vr6] a4 chassis wheels vs. a3 chassis wheels vs. b5 chassis
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 1998 11:24:44 -0800

George wrote:

> Now my question? Are a4 chassis 5-lug wheels compatible with a3 chassis
> 5-lug (VR6 equipped in US) cars, or are they compatible with the b5 cars
> including the Audi A4.

> I know the Passat and Audi A4 are compatible. I know that they are not
> compatible with mk 3 cars. But where do mk 4 cars fit into the mix? I
> believe them to be compatible with a3 cars, but I saw a classified over the
> weekend that listed a set of wheels that would fit b-chassis cars, new
> beetles or new jettas. That confused me. Was the guy on drugs or am I? -G

Audi A4 & Passat are 5x112 bolt pattern, the A4 Golf/Jetta/NB are 5x100,
just like the A3 VR6 cars.  So the ad is correct, but those wheels would
NOT fit the Passat or Audi.  Make sense?

Kevin Collins
Huntington Beach, CA
'86.5 Scirocco 16V 2.0
'97 GTI VR6
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