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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-05-05, 01:01 PM
Janet
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alloy wheels

Excuse the ignorance but when it tals about 16" alloys what does the 16"
represent?




 
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-05-05, 02:01 PM
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Re: alloy wheels

On Thu, 5 May 2005 20:30:37 +0100, "Janet" <,> wrote:

>Excuse the ignorance but when it tals about 16" alloys what does the 16"
>represent?
>


That's the diameter of the wheel rim, without the tyre on it. You do,
of course, have to fit a 16" tyre to it...


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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-05-05, 02:01 PM
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Re: alloy wheels

On Thu, 5 May 2005 20:30:37 +0100, "Janet" <,> wrote:

>Excuse the ignorance but when it tals about 16" alloys what does the 16"
>represent?


The diameter.

 
post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-05-05, 02:01 PM
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Janet wrote:

> Excuse the ignorance but when it talks about 16" alloys what does the 16"
> represent?


Have a look at some/all of the following. The 'rim diameter' is the
dimension that you are describing.

http://www.needforspeed.co.uk/htmlpages/TechWheels.htm

http://www.chris-longhurst.com/carbi...yre_bible.html
 
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-05-05, 03:01 PM
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"Mother" <"@ {m} @"@101fc.net> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 5 May 2005 20:30:37 +0100, "Janet" <,> wrote:
>
>>Excuse the ignorance but when it tals about 16" alloys what does the 16"
>>represent?

>
> The diameter.
>


And we should clarify it's measured in real inches not man inches :0)

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-06-05, 05:01 AM
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On Thu, 05 May 2005 21:11:44 +0100, Dougal wrote:

> Have a look at some/all of the following. The 'rim diameter' is the
> dimension that you are describing.
>
> http://www.needforspeed.co.uk/htmlpages/TechWheels.htm
>
> http://www.chris-longhurst.com/carbi...yre_bible.html


Thats second one is excellent, especially the calculators about
halfway down. Thanks for posting those links.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-06-05, 05:01 AM
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> Thats second one is excellent, especially the calculators about
> halfway down. Thanks for posting those links.


I'll second that, Thank you

Dave


 
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