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Old 08-08-2005   #16
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

the only problem you'll have is when it comes to replacing the tyres because you'll need ones with a higher load rating otherwise they'll wear unevenly on the front and the tread will disappear quicker than a junkies salary!

My dad has this problem on his standard 14" alloys, he replaced the tyres 4 months ago and will need new ones within a month.

The Doblo Van version has higher load rated tyres fitted, fiat obviously thought that normal tyres would be ok for the car version. Considering the seats and interior weigh more than it's empty van counterpart, fiat weren't thinking straight :P
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

Doblo 4x4!



Ok, there not 16's but the higher profile tyres fill the arches nicely....

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Thanks every one for your input with this thread. I hope you all relise that now you are encouraging me to do more to me DOBY? Again thank`s to you all even you WEIRD lot.... By the way You have given me Some inspiration with the paint job thanks. Oh and " I`m Not going on no plane fool......"
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

I see my old wheels have been put to good use then?
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Yes thank`s ben. By the way the wheels are going in to be painted hopefully next month? what do you think ben? by the way I think that your STILO is da Bomb. Got any more pictures?
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

Look in my gallery mate. Personally I'd keep the shadow chrome, get them redone that colour!
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

Moved to Doblo Section, more relevant here.

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Serin, classic!
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I think you are right ben just had a good quote from a friend here in sunny east sussex-on-sea and yes they are going to be refurbed back to shaddow chrome. If an anyone can help I`am looking for an Stilo 16" alloy only one or two as spares thank`s.
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

Well if anyone is still looking to do this, I've got some advice for you. Found that the best tyre size combination is:

205/40/17

Using this, although the width of the tyre is considerably more (it can be fitted probably with spacers though) but the rest leaves the wheels at about the same diameter, leaving you with an accurate speedo and the same rolling radius. This size is shown in the picture below.



I think this is a lovely example of how the Doblo can be modded and made to look rather nice. By the way, has anyone had any problems with the sliding doors fouling the alloys? As I'm thinking of putting some on when I get mine? Also, anyone know of any places in the UK selling stuff like the Silver Bars or will I need to get them from abroad?

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Re: Fiat DOBLO Bullbar OR A bar

Front bull bar , or maybe know known as an A bar are available in the Uk , Please see the link below...

http://shop.formula4x4.com .. hit the van or mpv select doblo... They are £215.00 approx....
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Cheers for that! That's great Will probably not do a lot to the outside of mine yet, gonna concentrate more on the audio and some little bits on the interior, but I will definately bear them in mind! Has anyone actually found the RIGHT tyre yet for their Doblo on standard rims, cause I know they don't seem to last very long unless you get the right tyres?

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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

Hi, I've been inspired!

I bought a doblo (2003, JTD ELX, 50,000 miles) and went looking for information... so I've come to join you!

Anyway, in a moment of madness I picked up a set of 16" stilo alloys for my doblo . Ebay, 110, taken off a new car, just need the centre caps if anyone can help?

What tyre size works best on the 16"?

And I see that you used 15mm spacers - do I need longer wheel bolts too?

Thanks for any and all help!
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

fiat doblo on 17" yes posible with 215/45/17 and better fitment as205/40 in 16".
it the max dimension you can put without modificatin and distance rings see mine
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Re: Look Fiat DOBLO on 16`s Yes it can be done

sorry m8 just fitted 18's and yes it can be done lenso 18"s awesome going back old scool must be getting old
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