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Old 23-12-2009   #1
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17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

There's a chance I may have the opportunity of some brand new 17" multispoke Abart wheels with tyres for a couple of hundred quid. Now this is less than the price of four tyres for my current wheels (something I'll be needing in 3000 ish miles) & I also need to get one of the wheels repaired anyway.

My dilemma is will it look too chavvy with Abarth wheels on, I'll use the normal 500 centre caps so I'm not trying to make a fake Abarth, it's just that these are a very good price.
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Go for it. If you try it and don't like it you've lost nothing, you can sell them on. At the very least it'll keep it going while you're getting the normal wheels refurbed. Abarth wheels seem to fetch insane money on eBay.
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

yea go for it
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

Check they fit!!
as I am told there is a difference.
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

I'll buy em if you don't! They are my favourite wheels, they'll look good on any 500. Won't look chavy either, you'd be surprised how many people think they're actually 15" or 16" wheels, they some how look quite small on the 500. And 200 is an awesome price, i can't get a dealer to budge below 700 (even though they're only 175 to spec as an option on the Abarth!)
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

I still neeeed to get a set of the standard 500 Abarth alloys! Tis a must I think, can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

Quote Originally Posted by mightydquinn View Post
Check they fit!!
as I am told there is a difference.
Exactly the same in terms of PCD and offset.
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

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Check they fit!!
as I am told there is a difference.
Why would they change the wheel fitment from the standard car?!

I want some 16" wheels, anything will be better than the huge tyres I currently have.
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I think it would look really nice! Like this infact, except for the car being blue...
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Re: 17" Abarth Rims On My 500???

They would look good, but i have a feeling they will go for more than 200 if you know what i'm saying
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