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Old 10th August 2019, 09:15
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Default 14" Centre Lace Wheels Borrani Style

I came across some really nice 14" centre lace wire wheels on ebay. Very similar style to Borrani's of the period. Under 600 for a set ( new ) including adaptors and spinners. They would need additional work to fit a Z3 base car but might be worth the extra hassle as many of the 250's / 275's etc were fitted with 14" wheels.

The seller doesn't ship to the UK so you'll need a go between to help out.

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Old 10th August 2019, 12:19
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Item doesn't come up on eBay.com or .co.uk.

I think 14" will look wrong, 15" are marginal, 16" would be better but you would have to fit lower profile tyres to stop them from catching.
I personally think 15" with a 65 profile tyre is the best. compromise

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/SET-OF-4-NE...-/283017319206

I came across them a couple of years ago, they would ship to the UK but shipping was 1000usd and then you had import duty and VAT.
The biggest problem is that they have a reverse offset, this means that all the rim is to the outside. You would have to cut the wing and fit 1970's style rally bubble arches, probably not a good look.

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Having looked again I can see what you mean. I suppose they might work in some applications where you would otherwise have to fit really wide spacers.

See if Trump / Boris come up with a genuine free trade arrangement and USA imports should be far more attractive !
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So when are we going to see some pics of your 275 build Lucky ?
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Owners Meeting

Saturday September 7th

Lunch at The Pelican Inn

Froxfield, on the A4 between Hungerford & Marlborough

www.pelicaninn.co.uk

We are welcome and booked from 11am with lunch at around 12.30pm

There are two spacious car parks, where we can have a drink and talk Tribute Cars.

Afterwards you / we can drive round a bit of Hampshire to the


Silk Mill at Whitchurch

for tea, overlooking the river Test, last orders 3.30pm.

www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk

If you are interested the Pelican Inn also has a room or two overnight on the Friday and or Saturday. We are staying there Friday night.

Please let me know if you will attend or at least think about it.


REPLY to Kidge on his site

OR The Owners site

OR PM me

OR email kidge.elder@btinternet.com
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