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    Posted: 18 Jan 15 at 20:55
HI Everyone. Been a lurker for a few years but now could do with a bit of advice.  I know Granada Alloys will fit but can they take the weight of a T3 bearing in mind a Granada is only just over a ton in weight. Thanks a lot

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Yurp, if there genuine wheels they would have been over engineered anyway. ive seen fake shit made from cheese bolted to these vans....... Thats ofcourse my opinion and someone will probably disagree  
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I've got some for sale!

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Evsi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 Jan 15 at 21:29
Had Ford Granada Cossie wheels on my T3 for 5 years with no buckles/cracks/issues if that helps mate.
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Thanks for the advice. I've bought them but unfortunately they didn't have the centres which I'll now have to hunt down.  The JBW wheels I had on when I bought it aren't strong enough, one of them went out of shape on a pot hole.
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I doubt the original center caps will fit without using spacers?

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I didn't know that, I thought they'd just push on. I'm beginning to think that I might as well have bought more expensive wheels once the cost of spacers and centre caps are added.  Does anyone know what size spacers I'll need?

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Spacers depend on your offset then you need to consider stud length to compensate 
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I've emailed the seller.  Looking online it seems the offset is 40 so the caps might just fit
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I've got Granada cosworth wheels for mine, test fitted the other day and went on no problem with no spacers. Think I'll need wheel nuts with a bigger head but apart from that no issues. Can't wait to get the centres painted black and rim polished
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Will the caps go over the rear hub nuts? Mine don't :( 
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No just painted the centre black
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Oh right. I've done the same and i really like the look of them on the old bus Thumbs Up
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Have you painted the wheels black and did you change the wheel nuts?
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Mine are black with polished rim and yep, longer bolts/studs.
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U got any pics?
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I have, but can't get them on here off my phone :(

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Can you email them? I'll pm you
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