Fuchs Wheels for a 356B

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Todd Gilbert
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Fuchs Wheels for a 356B

#1 Post by Todd Gilbert » Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:08 pm

Does anyone know if they make Fuch's for a 356?
I just saw a pic of a 356 in the October Foglight and they looked fantastic. I see wheels on Ebay and I think most won't work on a 356B???

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Re: Fuchs Wheels for a 356B

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:15 pm

Fuchs can be used on 356's but only with disc brakes. Fuchs were available on early 911's and 912's but not on 356's.

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Re: Fuchs Wheels for a 356B

#3 Post by Jim Karaba » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:33 pm

There is a Fuchs style wheel for the large wide 5 bolt pattern made for VW's. It is an aftermarket rim and not sure how well it would fit on a 356 but it could be an option. There are a few options in finish and backspacing. Here are a couple of the links.
http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp ... 05%2D5515B
http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp ... 05%2D4515C

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Re: Fuchs Wheels for a 356B

#4 Post by Adam Wright » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:16 pm

They made fake ones in a wide 5 pattern (drum brake), I had some on an A Coupe once.
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Re: Fuchs Wheels for a 356B

#5 Post by John Brooks » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:54 pm

AWE made them 40 years ago. You might find some, but inspect them carefully, they are cast aluminum and by now may be prone to cracks and corrosion.
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