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S1 Wolfrace Rims and Tires

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I've finally gotten around to having my original rims professionally polished after years in storage and successfully source some new tires and center caps to go with them.

I got the center caps from They were quite tight and I had to press them in and then discovered that they are too tall in the rear and the hub pushed them part way out so I'll need to trim a few mm off them.

Tires are SAILUN ATREZZO SH402 195/65 R14 and 205/70 R14 I know the fronts aren't the right size but quite close. I haven't driven it yet but I'll report back when I do.

Just need to get some decals now.




Oh and does anyone know where I can get new lug nuts, my old ones are loosing all their chrome platting?

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The wheels are looking great. Nice work. I too polished mine, rather than the more aggressive diamond cutting which suits modern cars better.

Lug nuts are available in the UK. I bought mine from SJ Sportscars in Devon.

The centres of the Wolfrace should really be more conical. @Paul Colemancan supply the correct ones.

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21 hours ago, marcbria said:

@Paul Coleman any inclination to make another set?

No, not at this point I'm afraid as there's a minimum order in the hundreds and I doubt there's enough interest as I've done a couple of batches in the past.

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