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BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by scirocco_ne » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:37 am

Hello Ladies and Gents :)

I have just got a set of Bbs Ra local (£80 so can't complain) and wanted to ask if there is any versions of them that wont fit a standard mk2. They are apparently about 7 wide so its all about offset i guess

I was planning to run them on 195 50 15s and they should be fine shouldnt they on a standard car? They came off a civic but i always thought ra's were vw only so hopefully theyll sit just right in the arch.

They do need a blast and paint but i think this is a fine excuse to play with some chrome 2 stage paint and see just how bright i can get them :) I am curious how bright it goes when you undercoat silver over black.

Thanks
Mick



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Re: BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by mr.brown » Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:09 pm

Standard VW BBS RAs are 15x6 (et35 I believe)
If you do indeed have 15x7 they are the uber rare BMW variety (and et25).



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Re: BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by scirocco_ne » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:38 pm

mr.brown wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 5:09 pm
Standard VW BBS RAs are 15x6 (et35 I believe)
If you do indeed have 15x7 they are the uber rare BMW variety (and et25).
Thanks i suspected as much, i am going to look at them tomorrow so i will measure the rim. Booth sets will fit with no issues on a standard mk2 wont they?

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Re: BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by mr.brown » Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:51 am

scirocco_ne wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:38 pm
Booth sets will fit with no issues on a standard mk2 wont they?

Thanks
Mick
15x7 ET25 will fit but it may feel a bit tramliney at first til you get used to the wider track.



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Re: BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by scirocco_ne » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:57 am

mr.brown wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:51 am
scirocco_ne wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:38 pm
Booth sets will fit with no issues on a standard mk2 wont they?

Thanks
Mick
15x7 ET25 will fit but it may feel a bit tramliney at first til you get used to the wider track.

Awesome Thanks.

He thinks they are 7s so i will let you know how it goes :)

I just hope they are not powder coated so i can blast them easily



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Re: BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by scirocco_ne » Tue Apr 23, 2019 3:53 pm

After looking at other ra's online i can see the width and offset are different numbers plaques so they are just standards if the offset is 35

Still worth 80 quid ey
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Re: BBS Ra varieties and fitment / tyres

Post by scirocco_ne » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:32 pm

They look pretty good to be fair after a dip 8-)

This one is damaged on the outer rim but nothing a little weld and reform wont sort ;-)
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