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Offline Doug Heim

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VW wheel pattern Info
« on: March 31, 2009, 09:59:03 PM »
I am currently doing some custom work for a customer and neither himself nor I know the stud diameter for the large 5 bolt pattern of the VW wheel pattern. I think they are 9/16" studs. Anyone know any different?

While I am on the subject I have the wheel pattern diameter (PCD) at 205mm for reference of which pattern Im seeking info on.

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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2009, 08:32:42 AM »
Should be 14mm x 1.5
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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2009, 08:51:27 AM »
Stud DIA is 14MM with 14.5MM at the serrations.  Studs come in any length you want.

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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2009, 03:11:03 PM »
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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2009, 05:01:01 PM »
The real question in my mind is what is the centering diameter for the wheel.  I notice many of the hubs don't have it, but I felt like incorporating it into mine.  The problem is you can't get a caliper down into the wheel.....  So my first attempt was about .005 tight.  Damm tape measure.  ;D  If you want it I will look in my CNC program tommorrow.  Otherwise, Carry on.

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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2009, 08:32:40 PM »
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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2009, 07:34:57 AM »
Stud DIA is 14MM with 14.5MM at the serrations.  Studs come in any length you want.

So they just press into a 14mm hole in the hub?

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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2009, 09:46:15 AM »
Stock Bus and aftermarket are 14MM, stock Bugs are 12MM.

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Re: VW wheel pattern Info
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2009, 02:57:30 PM »
So they just press into a 14mm hole in the hub?

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I drill the holes in my wide five to Chevy bolt pattern adapters with a 9/16 drill bit.  That brings them to .5625 which is 14.288 MM.  Then press in my 14MM studs.

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