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???4-bolt wheels to 5-bolt???

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#1 ljohnston


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Posted 19 February 2006 - 06:03 PM

:cool: I have come to my wits end trying to find 14" wheels for my 86 brat. Has any one tried swaping out the hubs and drums from a later model 5 bolt to a Brat? If so what years and models will fit?

#2 75subie


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Posted 19 February 2006 - 07:12 PM

there are a couple sets of 14 inch pugeot wheels in the marketplace, they will bolt right on your brat.

other than that, i think drilling 6 lug wheels would be easier than the 5 lug swap.

when doing 6 lug wheels, like the ones you would see on a toyota, nissan, or chevy pickup, all you have to do is pop out 2 of the studs on your subaru 4 lug bolting plates, then bolt that plate to your 6 lug wheel, the 2 studs will line up with 2 holes on the 6 lug wheel. then take a drill press or hand drill, with a bit the size of your bolting plate holes, and use those holes as a pattern. then reinstall the 2 studs, but the bolting plates back on the soob, and bolt on your new 6 lug 14, 15, or 16 inch rims:D

i have heard very good things about this swap

#3 suberdave



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Posted 19 February 2006 - 07:25 PM

to convert to a 5 lug you will need to find an XT6 you can take all of the front and rear suspension from.

i too think it is easyer to drill to 6 lug. scott at http://www.sjrlift.com/ can help with the 6 lug hubs.


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