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160 wheels

Looking to change my 160 wheels for some alloys. Not wanting to go much if any bigger just not a fan of the steels. 
It would seem that the size is unusual as is the 4x100 PCD. 
Any suggestions for a source of wheels or ideas most welcome!

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Have you done any googling / ebay searching? Understanding the offset / ET number would be useful. This is how far the rim of the wheel sits in or out in relation to the mounting face of the wheel.

 

I found a 5.5J Toyota Yaris wheel with the same PCD, however, the offset might be wrong as this is a FWD car. This would be 1 inch wider than the steels.

Ian

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Looks like early MX5 wheels were 100 PCD and this was RWD - there are some that look like minilights.

Other consideration is the bore of the hole in the centre as this is designed to locate onto a collar on the hub.

Ian

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I know that Mini wheels are 4x100 pcd (R53 and R56 versions).
You would have to check the centre bore was compatible (you may need to use spigot rings) and as mentioned, the offset.

I would have thought most alloys are going to be quite a lot wider, the downside is they may end up spoiling the feel of the car. 

 

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How about contacting Revolution? They will look nice on a 160 with a slightly period look.

And take up their offer to members.

https://www.lotus7.club/membership/special-offers-members/revolution-wheels

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You could also talk to someone like these people, as it seems they can make bespoke wheels www.imagewheels.co.uk.

 

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Mrp 420R

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Mrp

Those Volk racing wheels look nice!

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I just want the look without going wider - I like the (relative)  lack of grip!

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Thanks - the translations certainly help and those Volks wheels look great plus only 1/2 wider