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Will 14" 4x140 steel wheels fit on an EA81?

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#1 Hydropneumatic

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 01:05 PM

I had advertised these in the parts forum as 13" wheels, but today I discovered they're actually 14" wheels:

 

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I know there are issues with ea81 13" wheels hitting the brake caliper on ea82 models, but would there be any clearance issues using a 14" steel wheel (I think they might have been for an XT coupe) on an ea81 car?



#2 Mykeys Toy

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 01:16 PM

The newer versions are backwards compatible but the older wheels will not work on the newer gens because of the caliper hitting.



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 01:46 PM

Stamp on the left upper side of the rim     "T14x4.0T"

 

I think thats a donut rim.

 

4 inches wide is pretty slim.

 

So uhhhhh, yeah the offset will be weird but should technically "fit" and ea82.  not sure If you'd wanna use those on a regular basis.



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Posted 15 September 2013 - 02:17 PM

Stamp on the left upper side of the rim "T14x4.0T"

I think thats a donut rim.

4 inches wide is pretty slim.

So uhhhhh, yeah the offset will be weird but should technically "fit" and ea82. not sure If you'd wanna use those on a regular basis.


Crap, I think you're right.

#5 bratman18

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 03:21 PM

I ran 14" doughnuts on a couple of my wheeler cars with no issue. I did bend one, but it was an extremely hard hit, and bent the radius rod too. They balanced good, and held up fine. 







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