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What size Motolita

11 or 12 inch flat or dished......... Help!

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What size wheel has the car got at the moment, dished or flat and what is it like for reach and steering effort (and also getting in and out)?

Andrew

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I'd say it depends on your seats, floor and size of your body and legs!

My car is an S3 and I'm 6'1" average build (13 stone)

My car has a 270mm momo wheel (about 10½") and I  would struggle to drive it with a bigger wheel.

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The existing momo is 11 ish and flat. Wondering whether the extra half inch either side would be better. Flat would still work as the existing wheel is ok at the distance it is. Just really wondering on the size.

2019 270S 1.6

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I would suggest driving it for a while, you will then get a better idea if you would like something a bit bigger

Andrew

1985 S3 1700 XFlow.  Undergoing full restoration

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Thanks guys need to sit in car and weigh up. 

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I have two Momo wheels, on the road I use an 11" Momo (280mm) which I prefer to my smaller (260mm) wheel. On track though the 280mm feels massive compared to the smaller wheel and becomes a burden, this is where the small wheel excels. This is mated to a 22% quick rack, if I didn't have the 22% version I'd likely use the smaller wheel all the time.

I think 12" (305mm) would feel excessive in a Seven.

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Thanks Stu

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My Moto-Lita is 11.5" (290mm) and feels about right for road use, although it does obscure the shift lights somewhat:

JV

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Maybe get 12 inch half an inch on yours wont hurt.Does the Motolita boss for Caterhams go on the splines on the shaft.

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According to CC Parts, my wheel is listed as 11", with this boss.  I certainly wouldn't want to go any larger.

Does the Motolita boss for Caterhams go on the splines on the shaft.

Yes, but I don't know what the Moto-Lita part number is.

JV