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Old 01-12-2005, 06:19 PM
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bolt pattern change opel gt

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I have been trying to find info on changing the bolt pattern of my Opel GT front hubs (4x100mm to 5X4.5). I can't afford to swap out the front-end for a MII. I can have a 2 piece wheel adapter built, but this will change my width. Is it feasible to weld up the holes in the wheel hub, and drill a 5x4.5 pattern, and install new studs? Any ideas will gladly be accepted.
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Old 01-12-2005, 07:10 PM
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A good machine shop (or tool and die) should be able to do it. Also check with the axle people. Moser in Indiana used to do custom bolt patterns. I used to do them, but my machinery is down, getting ready for a move.
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Old 01-13-2005, 05:42 PM
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Yes, a good machineshop can redrill wheels for you depending on how much room to have work with. I have a guy locally who will redrill wheels for $5 a hole. I'm going to have him do a set of Mustang wheels for my Spitfire. One other thing, a friend of mine owns a tire and has of more than a couple of times ordered in "blank" wheels. Good luck!
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