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'86 944 Turbo wheel upgrade ?'s

 
Old 10-27-2002, 09:16 PM
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I am wanting to upgrade from the 16" "phone" wheels to one of the late model 996, 17" type wheels that will mount right on, without mechanical or wheel well clearance problems. Would greatly appreciate suggestions that will work. Thx, floydr
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Old 10-27-2002, 11:33 PM
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"I am wanting to upgrade from the 16" "phone" wheels to one of the late model 996, 17" type wheels that will mount right on,"

The only 17" wheels you can use are aftermarket replicas (about 8-10lbs heavier than your 16" PhoneDials EACH). Lighter Porsche wheels can be fitted without too much trouble though. Check out the 944 Wheels FAQ on my <a href="http://members.rennlist.com/951_racerx" target="_blank">951 RacerX website</a>. The answers you seek are also in the following threads:

<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=001274" target="_blank">Max rear tire width on 944T 951 </a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/forums/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=001305" target="_blank">86 944 Wheel upgrade options</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=005808" target="_blank">17" wheel upgrade questions </a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=006158" target="_blank">Late wheels on an 86 951</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=001305" target="_blank">86 944 Wheel upgrades</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=001215" target="_blank">86 944 na - Turbo wheel</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=18&t=000144" target="_blank">'86 951 wheel upgrades</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=001277" target="_blank">Biggest, widest tires/wheels on 1987 944???</a> (has 18" Technical Service Bulletin)
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=20&t=000095" target="_blank">Wheel spacers for early offset</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=20&t=000116" target="_blank">'87 wheels on an '84</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/forums/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic&f=18&t=000697" target="_blank">Will NEW 996TT 18" Twists fit '86 961 ? </a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/scripts/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=001274" target="_blank">Will 993 rims fit on 951?</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=002465" target="_blank">Wheels </a> (has 17" Technical Service Bulletin)
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/cgi-bin/rennforums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=002201" target="_blank">Why are 18" wheels not recommended??</a>
<a href="http://forums.rennlist.com/forums/ultimatebb.php?ubb=get_topic&f=15&t=005750" target="_blank">On the Road Again - Photos of the new wheels! </a> Photos of 17" 993 wheels on '86 951
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