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Old 04-27-2019, 04:55 PM   #1
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Default What kind of practical custom wheels options do I have for a Volvo 240?

The factory wheels are fourteen (14) inches in diameter. Thanks.
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Old 04-27-2019, 09:19 PM   #2
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volvo cars use 5/108 bolt pattern. There are very few aftermarket options. Volvo did produce dozens of wheels that fit. Here is the wheel guide:
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=72501
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Old 04-27-2019, 09:29 PM   #3
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Any Volvo RWD wheels will fit. Most Volvo FWD wheels and hundreds of others will fit with adapters (pay attention to the center bore). Common adapter thicknesses are 25mm on the front, 32mm on the rear. Adapters give you a huge range of options, but are inherently a bit dangerous if not installed correctly. Even if you get 15" RWD rims, it will handle a lot better than the 14's. I cannot stand driving on those floppy tires.
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Old 04-29-2019, 05:13 PM   #4
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Please tell us a bit more about what you are looking for?

What level of upgrade do you want? What is your budget?
Even with the less common 5 x 108 20mm offset there are lots of wheel options as those guys mention.
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Old 04-29-2019, 05:15 PM   #5
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What do you mean by "custom?" HRE will make you a built-to-order set for $5,000-10,000 if custom is what you actually want.
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Old 05-02-2019, 07:08 PM   #6
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Please tell us a bit more about what you are looking for?

What level of upgrade do you want? What is your budget?
Even with the less common 5 x 108 20mm offset there are lots of wheel options as those guys mention.
My budget is a firm one thousand US dollars ($1000), including tires.

I'm looking for something practical but a bit larger than fourteen (14) inch wheels, even if only fifteen or sixteen inch!
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Old 05-02-2019, 07:39 PM   #7
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That is a good budget for daily driver nice wheels. I would suggest Volvo wheels as a start.
Virgo is the 240 turbo wheel. 15 x 6 can fit a 205/55-15 tire for a nice all around improvement.
Draco is the stock 740 turbo wheels. Very affordable five spoke design. 15 x 6
Orion and multi X are two of the 15 x 7 Volvo wheels and look good.

In the aftermarket used wheel area you can sometimes find Borbet Type E in 15 x 7 or OZ Saturns in 15 x 7.
All these wheels fit a 205/55-15 tires. I just bought a set of Nitto 450 tires in that size for my car and they were $400 including mounting and balancing.
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Old 05-02-2019, 07:44 PM   #8
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Are custom steelies an option? American Racing and probably someone else can make them in diameters and offsets to suit your ride.
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Old 05-02-2019, 07:47 PM   #9
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These are cool

https://www.ebay.com/itm/VOLVO-240-2...4AAOSwOBBbSkgB
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I really like CORSA posted above. Their website shows 15's too BTW.
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Old 05-02-2019, 07:53 PM   #11
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I talked to them, and they will make them in basically any size, I even asked if they would make 17" x 10" and they will.
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Where you located? Someone on here may have a lead on some if you add your location to this thread and/or your profile.
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Old 05-02-2019, 10:11 PM   #13
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Where you located? Someone on here may have a lead on some if you add your location to this thread and/or your profile.
Yes, what he said. I have 4 Pegasus wheels with 215-50/16 falken Ziex all seasons.
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Old 05-02-2019, 10:25 PM   #14
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The rear wheel drive Peg replicas are almost 30 lbs each, I couldn't recommend those. Just saying, that is not a very well designed wheel. Fine for regular driving I guess...but that is a very very heavy rim.
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Old 05-03-2019, 10:11 AM   #15
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The rear wheel drive Peg replicas are almost 30 lbs each, I couldn't recommend those. Just saying, that is not a very well designed wheel. Fine for regular driving I guess...but that is a very very heavy rim.
Good to know, thx. I thought they might be FWD as I have them on my 1800 and they require 1” spacers.
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Old 05-03-2019, 02:43 PM   #16
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Kerplunky sells the Eiker wheels, 17x7.5 pretty cool.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/...ker-classic-e1
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The secret is to search for 5x108. I found a bunch of options on Kijiji in alberta like these:
FWD rims will need spacers but they are available

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-tires-rims/c...ationFlag=true
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Kerplunky sells the Eiker wheels, 17x7.5 pretty cool.

https://www.bneshop.com/collections/...ker-classic-e1
Love the look of those. Anyone buy them? Are they any good?
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Since not mentioned in the text (didn't check the links herein) the MSW 15x7 with ET12 are nearly ideal for the 2 series chassis. My last set shipped to East LA a couple years ago.

Setup a search on eBay for MSW 5x108 and wait patiently...... or post in wanted?
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The 15 x 7 OZ Saturns I mention earlier in the thread were sold under the MSW wheel brand. I have them now on my 93 wagon with the 205/55-15 Nittos.
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The 15 x 7 OZ Saturns I mention earlier in the thread were sold under the MSW wheel brand. I have them now on my 93 wagon with the 205/55-15 Nittos.
Roger that..... the MSW / OZ connection.
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The rear wheel drive Peg replicas are almost 30 lbs each, I couldn't recommend those. Just saying, that is not a very well designed wheel. Fine for regular driving I guess...but that is a very very heavy rim.
Wonder how much those 16 x 9 steel Corsa's weigh? Shipping is $170....
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