curtis73 UltraDork
10/24/13 3:41 p.m.

I'm drooling.

bgkast HalfDork
10/24/13 3:49 p.m.

Clever, but cha ching! $$$

Ian F
Ian F UltimaDork
10/24/13 4:41 p.m.
bgkast wrote: Clever, but cha ching! $$$

I don't know... cheaper than adapters...

nocones SuperDork
10/24/13 5:08 p.m.

Seem pretty cheap since they include drill bits. May have to get the 4x114-4x100 ones for the MG

RealMiniDriver UltraDork
10/24/13 5:56 p.m.

And I was just contemplating how I was going to make Chevy wheels fit on a Ford axle.....

Doh! I've already removed the Ford studs.

patgizz UberDork
10/24/13 6:33 p.m.

those are really cool. i think i shall order some 4.5 to 5x5 ones to fix my problem of using ford axles under my plymouth, since i have a metric tonne of 5x5 wheels.

novaderrik PowerDork
10/24/13 9:00 p.m.

those would be easy to make on the cnc at work...

Ian F
Ian F UltimaDork
10/24/13 9:15 p.m.

In reply to novaderrik:

Sweet. So you'll make up some sets for us including drill guides and bits for say... $50?

novaderrik PowerDork
10/24/13 9:30 p.m.

might make up some for personal use if i need them...

Ian F
Ian F UltimaDork
10/24/13 9:43 p.m.

So... Essentially you're bragging about having access to a CNC machine...

It's not like we were sitting here wondering how they are getting made...

Vigo UberDork
10/24/13 11:13 p.m.

I also think it's a good price since it includes drill bits but honestly having done this whole redrill thing once before (made my own pattern) im kind of dubious of using only two bit sizes. Im sure it will work if you are careful but normally i wouldnt make that kind of jump in bit sizes if i had a choice.

curtis73 UltraDork
10/24/13 11:20 p.m.

I have no affiliation... just found it on the net and thought it might be of interest.

curtis73 UltraDork
10/24/13 11:22 p.m.

I always thought they'd be easy to make with the right equipment. Even maybe some lathed bushings to make the template hub-centric.

Vigo UberDork
10/24/13 11:51 p.m.

That's how i did mine. I took a brake rotor with the new pattern, had a friend with lathe access make a custom hub centric ring to center it, and used a set of "transfer punches" from harbor freight to mark the hub for drilling.

JoeyM Mod Squad
10/25/13 7:05 a.m.

Oh, useful to eventually need to change my wheel pattern on the datsun replica so the front (5-bolt dodge dakota) and the back (4-bolt datsun 910) match. I may go this route.

OTOH, I had been leaning towards adapters because they could also widen the track of the rear so it would better match the front.

Adrian_Thompson UberDork
10/25/13 10:01 a.m.

Great idea unless you have a set up like this. You dont' want to put the new studs in a weak area. I can see some people doing that.

tr8todd HalfDork
10/25/13 10:32 a.m.

Those look very similar to the hubs for a TR8. That's why we just redrill in the same hole but to a bigger offset hole, and use bigger knurled end studs to go from 4X95.25 to 4X100. Works out great and only costs a few bucks to have the machine shop do it.

mazdeuce SuperDork
10/25/13 11:08 a.m.

No 4x110? berkeley.

ditchdigger SuperDork
10/25/13 11:42 a.m.

No 5X4.5 to 5X120

I am gonna figure out how to get these BMW steels on my falcon .

Ian F
Ian F UltimaDork
10/25/13 12:23 p.m.

Umm... read the fricken site... It says they can probably make templates in any size you ask for. Just might cost a bit more for them to do the set-up... or maybe not...

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