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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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