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Old 08-31-2012, 01:35 PM   #1
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Default New rims don't fit stock bolt pattern, who sells conversion kits?

Hey I just bought a set off four new 18 inch rims for my 2002 impreza RS and the bolt pattern on the rims doesn't line up with the bolt pattern of the hub. Does anyone know what to do in this type of situation?? are there adapter plates? or something i can get to make them work?
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:37 PM   #2
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:38 PM   #3
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Hey I just bought a set off four new 18 inch rims for my 2002 impreza RS and the bolt pattern on the rims doesn't line up with the bolt pattern of the hub. Does anyone know what to do in this type of situation?? are there adapter plates? or something i can get to make them work?
What lug pattern are the wheels you want to fit? If 5x114.3, mach v sells a conversion kit. Otherwise, there are kits all over ebay man!
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Old 08-31-2012, 02:21 PM   #4
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It would be helpful to know what bolt pattern you bought.

But what should you do in this situation? Learn to research your bolt pattern vs. what bolt pattern you are trying to buy.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:23 PM   #5
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Does anyone know what to do in this type of situation??
Sell them and get the correct bolt pattern. Bolt pattern adapters are never a good idea.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:28 PM   #6
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what he said ^
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:43 PM   #7
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Old 08-31-2012, 07:14 PM   #8
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-20 interwebs for buying incorrectly-sized wheels that, even if they did fit, would only make your car slower and ride like crap.
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Old 08-31-2012, 10:14 PM   #9
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Did you by chance buy New STi wheels? No way in hell that they will fit your car...

Sell them and buy something that fits!
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Old 09-07-2012, 03:41 PM   #10
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Hopefully you bought a set of wheels that fit 5x114, that way there could be some interest on here from the STI guys. your rs has 5x100 wheels. you still havent let us know what wheels you bought. if you got them new and havent used them possibly you can return them to vendors, however probably not if tires are mounted at this point. In either case, the wheels have to fit something. Craigslist, and forums are your friend to get rid of them.


read user's name, then read thread title... very Imprezzive work!!
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Hey I just bought a set off four new 18 inch rims for my 2002 impreza RS and the bolt pattern on the rims doesn't line up with the bolt pattern of the hub. Does anyone know what to do in this type of situation?? are there adapter plates? or something i can get to make them work?
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