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Old 02-26-2012, 02:44 PM   #1
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Borbet Type A

Well as some of you had seen i was purchasing some Borbet Type A's for my SVT and i finally got some that are being shipped over to me from Germany this is the picture of them....I have a couple of questions for some of the stance guys in here. 1) Would it be worth re-drilling the rims to 4x108 or buying spacers which will adapt the 4x100 pattern. 2) Going to a stretch and poke look have coilovers on the SVT as well so what would be the best suited tires for these rims to fit without much work on the fenders i have rolled the fenders and have Massive adjustable camber arms as well. 3) The rims have been acid dipped and are ready to be powdercoated or polished, what do you guys think would be a good color with a sonic blue SVT. Any help would be greatly appreciated

Borbet Type A Specs:
16" x 7.5J"
4 x 100
ET 20

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Old 02-27-2012, 12:26 PM   #2
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You'll have to redrill them. No way you're running them w/ adapters. You'll essentially have a +5 offset 16x7.5 wheel, which means more poke than the guys running 17x9 mustang reps, with much much less stretch because you aren't going to find any tires that stretch very much on a 7.5j wheel.

Best bet is redrill, run some 195/40/16s and put it on it's nuts. Natural camber will probably get them to fit in the rear w/ some fender rolling. You'll most likely need camber plates up front.
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Old 12-13-2012, 08:15 AM   #3
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i was going to get borbet type a's but for the price i got esm 009s 15x9 with a 10mm offset that are made in a 4x108 .... verry nice rim and great for the price.. the company bored out the center hub to factory for me also for no extra price
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