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Old 11-06-2006, 10:25 AM   #1
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will the new 911 turbo wheels fit the 986?

I saw some on a few Cayman's at the dealer, and they looked GREAT!
Was wondering if they would work on older box'es?

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Old 11-06-2006, 10:34 AM   #2
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i think the offset is diff therefere it wont work.

correct me if im wrong anyone
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Old 11-06-2006, 11:01 AM   #3
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just an observation, the 911/Cayman have to be the cars that are most often photographed from the side and rear. for every front shot I see there must be 12 of the sides and back floating out there.
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Old 11-06-2006, 11:20 AM   #4
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just an observation, the 911/Cayman have to be the cars that are most often photographed from the side and rear. for every front shot I see there must be 12 of the sides and back floating out there.
True, PL, I thinks that because so many of the Porsche cars look very similar from the front.
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Subgraphic, I am sure you could get them to fit your boxster providing you had the right spacers on your car... but they're awfully wide and will probably rub in the front for sure and possibly the rears when under heavy loads (rubbing the top fender).

The secondary issue is that of your wheel bearings and the fact that these much larger, wider wheels may cause premature failure with 1.5 inch spacers on the back, for example.

The third and final issue to consider is the price. I'm betting a set of these rims are no less than $3500 at Sunset, the cheapest place in the US to buy OEM Porsche parts.

I have seen some nice aftermarket sets in ads in Excellence that look a lot like these rims. That may be a better way to go.
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Subgraphic, I am sure you could get them to fit your boxster providing you had the right spacers on your car... but they're awfully wide and will probably rub in the front for sure and possibly the rears when under heavy loads (rubbing the top fender).

The secondary issue is that of your wheel bearings and the fact that these much larger, wider wheels may cause premature failure with 1.5 inch spacers on the back, for example.

The third and final issue to consider is the price. I'm betting a set of these rims are no less than $3500 at Sunset, the cheapest place in the US to buy OEM Porsche parts.

I have seen some nice aftermarket sets in ads in Excellence that look a lot like these rims. That may be a better way to go.
Thank you for all the info- The price isnt so much of a concern as the rest.. I just had the rear bearings replaced so that is something Im weary of...
Thanks again!
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I just had the rear bearings replaced so that is something Im weary of...
How did that cost you if you don't mind me asking? Did you get both left and right sides replaced?
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How did that cost you if you don't mind me asking? Did you get both left and right sides replaced?
Hi- sorry, I really dont know the price.. Im still under warrenty.
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