Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo
- - - - -

Will Scion Tc wheel fit to 97 OB Limited?


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 hb_kim

hb_kim

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 23 posts
  • Santa Clara, CA

Posted 13 August 2008 - 02:51 PM

Hi,

I am thinking about replacing the alloy wheels on my 97 Outback Limited, mainly to save some weight.

I think 97 OB limited wagon has 15&7, 5X100 bolt pattern with 50mm offset. I am thinking about buying a set of used wheels from Scion Tc with following spec.

(PCD/Size: 5x100 / 17x7 +45)

With only 5mm difference in offset, it seems that they would work. I would like to hear what more knowledgible members have to say.

Thanks in advance,
Hackbin

#2 bheinen74

bheinen74

    Banned

  • Banned
  • Pip
  • 0 posts
  • central Iowa

Posted 13 August 2008 - 03:10 PM

probably have to drill the center opening to bigger

#3 hb_kim

hb_kim

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 23 posts
  • Santa Clara, CA

Posted 15 August 2008 - 03:21 PM

Updates:

The seller was on my way back home and he agreed that I can test fit one of the wheels on my Outback.

Sure enough, the centor bore size for Scion Tc wheel was to small to fit to Outback.

Not knowing how to enlarge the centor bore (and also the concern about structural rigidity if it was done), I passed this deal.

#4 DerFahrer

DerFahrer

    Formerly subyluvr2212

  • Members
  • 2,416 posts
  • Orlando, FL

Posted 16 August 2008 - 12:29 PM

+45 offset won't exactly make your wheel bearings happy either.

#5 hb_kim

hb_kim

    New User

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 23 posts
  • Santa Clara, CA

Posted 16 August 2008 - 12:47 PM

Could you please ellaborate a bit?

Would 45mm offset make the wheel stick out and put more strain?




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users