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Will a 5 lug drum fit a 4 lug chassis?
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Post Post subject: Will a 5 lug drum fit a 4 lug chassis?
Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2008 06:49 AM
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Sorry for the dumb question but I was wondering if I could replace my 4 lug drum on my '73 with 5 lug drums??

I like the 5 lug wheels better but heard too many horror stories about adapters.

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Yes.

If you want to use a Porsche 5 lug pattern you can just get blank drums and have them drilled. It's just the wide 5's (5x205) that you have to swap the drums out. 73 thing drums out back will bolt straight on. '66 or '67 drums up front, you'll have to use a spacer for them.


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