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Post by rpconlon » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:14 am

The 500 doesn't perchance use a 98 mm bolt spacing on the wheels.

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Post by KevinB » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:18 am

TireRack is listing new 500 as being 4x98

But wheels seem to be 16" and 17"
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Post by rpconlon » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:21 am

What about offset?
I recall some spacers that retain the hub centricity. We may have some more wheel options.

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Post by KevinB » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:26 am

85 Bertone (24k orig miles)

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Post by rpconlon » Thu Apr 21, 2011 11:51 am

Thank you, Kevin:

So spacers that adapt for offset and different hub centricty should let us use some modern Fiat wheels.

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Post by Ron » Sat May 14, 2011 12:06 am

OOOOOOO, goodie. goodie. Goodie!
FINALLY some wheels to fit. :banana:
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Post by F500 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:05 pm

I only wish there were some 'retro' steel wheels available for the new 500, in 16". I would LOVE to have a set, painted to match my Verde Chiaro Sport. WAY cool!
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Post by F500 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:07 pm

KevinB wrote:TireRack is listing new 500 as being 4x98

But wheels seem to be 16" and 17"
regarding the OE wheels: Pops are 15", either steel or alloy. Lounges are 15" alloys and the Sports are 16" alloys.

aftermarket wheels do seem to be only 16's and 17's.
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Post by Ron » Sun Aug 14, 2011 1:57 pm

:banana: :banana: :banana:
Hey now, sounds like things be lookin' up for that screwball bolt pattern.
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Re: wheel size

Post by jppboston » Fri Oct 24, 2014 7:40 pm

Looking for best choice for steel wheels for snow tires on my 2012 500 Sport: 16" or 15"? I love the 16" alloys for three season driving but there are more options for 15" snow tires. Any thoughts?

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