f355 18" wheels for TR??

Discussion in 'Boxers/TR/M' started by cafebisque, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. cafebisque

    cafebisque Karting

    Aug 19, 2006
    Denver, Colorado
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    Alex G
    The wheels are 7.5x18 and 10.18 OEM for '99 f355. Does anyone know if these will fit a '91 TR? If so, how different are they than the 512TR wheels? They seem to look pretty similiar. Any advise appreciated.

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  3. ExcelsiorZ

    ExcelsiorZ Formula 3
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    Nov 7, 2003
    Beverly Hills
    TR wheels are wider at 8" front and 10.5" rear. Also look slightly different. More masculine IMO.
  4. Tifosi66

    Tifosi66 Formula 3

    Nov 30, 2004
    Jiang Jia Jie
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    355's wheels will fit without any mods. TR512's wheels are wider front and rear. Although similar looking, the spokes of the TR512 'Starfish' are wider and thus look shorter than the 355s' pattern. To run 235/40/18 F and 295/35/18 R on the upgraded 18" that both wheels are, the TR512s are a better bet (The rim width are optimum for the upgraded sizes). Not sure about pricing though, they'd be more expensive than a set of 355's.
  5. regisgtb4

    regisgtb4 Formula Junior

    Mar 20, 2007
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    Are TR wheels,center bolt and lug wheels alloy or Mag.Are 512TR mag. Are Modena alloy,308 owner wants to know, thanks ps the mag wheels spell out magnesium in my experience?
  6. gsjohnson

    gsjohnson Formula 3

    Feb 25, 2008
    Woodland Hills, CA
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    GS Johnson

    I thought you had to run spacers when utilizing the 512tr wheels on a Testa? I think that the spacers are thick enough that a wheel stud change is in order too? No?
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