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I was curious if anyone has fitted Ferrari wheels such as the 345-355 and many many more with the same bolt pattern 108x5 with a different offset but spacers are obtainable.
There are many aftermarket wheels for Ferrari with this Bolt Circle.
 

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Ever priced out Ferrari wheels? I have a friend that needed a hollow spoke wheel for his 550 maranello and the cost was staggering....

Might as well just get the right thing. Best case is that you get a really good deal on a set of 348 or 355 wheels that don't fit quite right, require spacers which will cost you, have the wrong center cap, etc, etc and still will likely cost a mint.

I imagine that there are cheaper ways to get wheels that don't fit quite right.
 

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There was a guy on craigslist last year that got Ferrari wheels from a 360 Modena (?), put tires on it, put it on the car, then immediately removed them and tried to sell them.

They were nice wheels.\. But my guess is he didn't realize how 'Ferrari-like' it would appear (maybe a tinge of 'poser' feeling came over him?).

Here's something I found on a Ford Focus (!) site - basically, the offsets/widths are NOTHING like an Esprit so prepare to do some calculations on wheel adapters.

5 X 108 mm Bolt Pattern

348

Five Spoke 17” Early, 5 X 108 mm
Front 7.5J X 17 ET 49 mm, Rear 9J X 17 ET 68 mm
Five Spoke 17” Late, 5 X 108 mm
Front 7.5J X 17 ET 49 mm, Rear 9J X 17 ET 43.05 mm

355

Five Spoke 18”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 7.5J X 18 ET 32 mm, Rear 10J X 18 ET 77.9 mm

456 GT/456M

Five Spoke 17”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 8.5J X 17 ET 50 mm, Rear 10J X 17 ET 24.6mm

360

Five Spoke and Modular 18”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 7.5J X 18 ET 31.5 mm, Rear 10J X 18 ET 39 mm

360 Challenge Stradale

Challenge Monolithic 19”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 7.5J X 19 ET 31.5 mm, Rear 10J X 19 ET 39 mm

550/575M/575 Superamerica

550/575M Five Spoke/Modular 18”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 8.5J X 18 ET 43.65 mm, Rear 10.5J X 18 ET 32 mm
575M/575 Superamerica Five Spoke Modular 19”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 8.5J X 19 ET 43.6 mm, Rear 10.5J X 19 ET 32 mm

f430

Five (Ten) Spoke and Challenge Monolithic 19”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 7.5J X 19 ET 31.5 mm, Rear 10J X 19 ET 39 mm

Scuderia/16M

10 Spoke, Five Spoke 19”, 5 X 108 mm
Front 8J X 19 ET 31.5 mm, Rear 10J X 19 ET 39 mm
 

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I have two ferraris, and I did happen to just rest a ferrari wheel in place of the Lotus wheel when I happened to have both the esprit and one of the ferraris up on racks. It looked odd....I think because ferrari wheels tend to be distinctively ferrari.

I've been having trouble finding rubber in the right size for my 15 inch OZ wheels on my esprit, and that's why I was just test fitting a 16 inch ferrari wheel. The offset was also wrong by a good 1/2 inch as well....so those would be getting to be pretty long lug bolts....
 

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You can use just the centers from the Ferrari 3 piece and use different barrels and lips. I think one the guys here has an excel program that if you punch in the original wheel size it compares size/widths in different offsets for Kinesis, Enkei, OZ, etc and lists the required barrel and lip sizes. It also lets you pick how the centers are mounted. front, middle, etc

If you want cheap wheels you can use Volvo wheels
 

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There was a guy on craigslist last year that got Ferrari wheels from a 360 Modena (?), put tires on it, put it on the car, then immediately removed them and tried to sell them.
Yup that would be me!





Esprit wheels are crazy hard to find and thought I'd be a wise guy and installed Ferrari wheels on my Esprit. They looked great IMO but I although I wanted bigger wheels on my car I couldn't keep them on for long before I found a set of Saturns locally and finally set on my current Futuras.

For what it's worth I bought the 360 wheels for $800 on CL locally.
 

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$800 sounds like a killer deal on 4 Ferrari wheels, before I found Lotus "wing" style mirrors, I was thinking that Testarosa mirrors would look good on it, til I saw the price of them, $800 for one. Then I didnt think they would look so good. And even if I did find them cheaper, I dont think they would fit the body style after giving it some thought.

And seeing that Esprit with Ferrari wheels, its like you expect to see Ferrari above them, not Lotus. I once saw a "kit car" Fiero underway, it had the Lambo wheels on it, before the Lambo body, it was odd to say the least.
 

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I've been a member of two "Ford Focus" sites for over a decade, owing to my having an '02 Ford Focus, and many of the members know their stuff vis-a-vis wheels, but I've never heard of anyone there running a Ferrari wheel on their car. Usually, it's more of the "Stance" type of BBS rim with some insane lip and huge camber and drop ala the cars you might see on VW Vortex or a trip to Waterfest.

If you are looking for rims in a 5x120 bolt pattern, albeit with a +20 offset, check out Eurostop USA's eBay store for various wheels from 16-19" in a BBS etc. style, but with a BMW-specific 72.6 (technically I think 72.56) hub. For a similar 5x108, those are available as well. Another, UK-based supplier I've found is StancedUK who sell Lenso BSX rims and others.

The only rubber I've been able to locate for 15" rims generally doesn't come in "correct" staggered sizes--you can find the rears, or the fronts, but not the both. If you just want to drive your car, and don't plan on going crazy fast or trying to corner like a bank robber escaping a police chase, the Goodyear Radial T/A still is produced in various 15" (and 14") sizes that may suit your needs. I just purchased a set from Tire Rack of 235/60/14's for my '72 Grand Prix to replace the 19+ year old Firestones my folks put on that car in '95 (~$550 shipped).
 
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