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2009-2014 Cadillac CTS-V Appearance Mods Discussion, Widening the stock wheels in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2009-2014; Originally Posted by surgin rims look great! is this pattern the same as 5 X 4.75 in english? my math ...
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    Re: Widening the stock wheels

    Quote Originally Posted by surgin View Post
    rims look great! is this pattern the same as 5 X 4.75 in english? my math says not exact but will it work?
    It is close but not quite the same.

    Some people are using 5x4.75 (also known as 5x120.7) Corvette wheels for their drag tires. I don't know if anyone is using the English bolt pattern for daily-driver wheels.

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    Re: Widening the stock wheels

    Quote Originally Posted by GMX322V S/C View Post
    Greg*: Any chance you actually saw the wheels after they had been cut apart but before the wider section had been welded in? The reason I ask is I'm wondering how thick the wheel rim itself is. If you were to hazard a guess, what would it be? 1/8-3/16", maybe more?
    We never had a chance to see the wheels when they were being modified. I would be afraid to guess the thickness. Eric at Vaughn Machine did the work if you want to give him a call.

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    Any issues with the wheels so far? Seriously considering going this route. I didn't read back through the posts but I believe I recall you were going to do something to alleviate some minimal rubbing? Thanks,
    Ryan

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    Re: Widening the stock wheels

    Greg do you plan on putting the factory 285 on the front factory wheels? If not, do you think they would fit?

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