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bigger wheels for e270

Discussion in 'Bodywork, Tyres, Wheels & Trim' started by MICHAEL31, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. MICHAEL31

    MICHAEL31 Senior Member

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    hi, does anyone know where I can get some 18 inch or bigger that I can fit on my 2003 w211 e270. currently on the 16inch and are just too small in my eyes. must be some out there that will fit and don't cost the earth. ??
     
  2. LostKiwi

    LostKiwi Senior Member

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    '93 500SL-32, '01 W210 Estate E240, 02 R230 SL500 (Malcolm Spec), 04 Smart Roadster Coupe
    eBay is the usual source or classifieds on here.
    Make sure the offset is correct and the bolts match your car. There are 2 bolts in use for MB - M12 with an R12 radius head and M14 with an R14 radius head.
    You absolutely cannot fit M12 wheels to a car with M14 bolts nor can you fit M14 wheels to an M12 bolt car using standard bolts (it's not safe). You can get M12/R14 aftermarket bolts to allow this.
    Aftermarket wheels generally use taper bolts but on occasion can use radius head bolts in which case the above still applies.
     
  3. Craiglxviii

    Craiglxviii Senior Member

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    Alloy wheels direct sold me my Zito 135 18” staggered setup for £125/ corner.
     

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