Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

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Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

#1 Post by steve raucher » Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:32 pm

Hi all,
Can anyone confirm if a disc brake A Coupe can accept 15X6 deep dish Fuch wheels especially in the rear to clear fenders etc?
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Re: Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

#2 Post by Frank Hood » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:45 pm

I have a set of later 15X6, which have the same offset as deep-dish on my 53 so I would say yes.

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Re: Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

#3 Post by Frank Hood » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:49 pm

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Re: Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

#4 Post by Martin Benade » Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:20 pm

Do you have to deflate the tire to get it in place?

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Re: Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

#5 Post by Frank Hood » Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:19 am

I'm running 195/60/15. I do not have to deflate the tires to install. The fronts go on with no problem and the rears I slip the top in first and then they drop in place.

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Re: Confirmation if 6" wheels will fit A Coupe 356?

#6 Post by Graham Kerr » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:05 am

My 356B T6 has 16 x 6 Fuchs on 944 front discs and hubs and VW 130 on 5 pcd drums on the rear. The tyres are Pirelli 195.45s. There is no clearance problems but I reckon if I had 15's on the front I would be quite tight with the 944 caliper.
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