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Hi everyone im after some advice

my car is on cup alloys at moment, which i need to change to black fuchs,however i want 16" alloys but im not sure which width i require and offset.

my car is a 85 3.2 carrera

any advice would be great so i dont buy wrong type

thanks

Paul

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6's and 7's will be easy to find and fit: 8's are harder to find and get the right version, along with 9's.

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Look out for genuine Fuchs with a 🦊 (foxhead) stamp on the reverse side

911 and 951 part numbers will have different offsets. I’m sure there is a 951 7x16 not shown below.

 

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If you want genuine used Fuchs you could be easily be spending two or three thousands for a nice set of say 7s and 8s or 7s and 9s. You've really got to check them over though, for stress cracks around the openings / kerb damage etc. Blind ebay purchases not recommended...

You can now buy genuine Fuchs from Porsche again too in the sizes you're looking at. If you've got the budget arguably do that instead of buying thirty or forty year old originals, or alternatively the "good" repro route from Type911. There are a few different repro styles , some are pretty ugly and heavy so choose wisely if tempted.

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7 minutes ago, mean in green said:

You can now buy genuine Fuchs from Porsche again too

Are these new or refurbished by Fuchs?

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Perhaps ask Porsche, I thought new - did you think differently?

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Porsche have them all new, about £750 a pop + vat 6, 7, 8, 9x16

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33 minutes ago, mean in green said:

Perhaps ask Porsche, I thought new - did you think differently?

I was told they are original wheels, ‘renewed’ by Fuchs....

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I spoke to Porsche and Fuchs about this a couple of years ago.

At that time, Porsche could supply 8" wheels, made by Fuchs but there was no supply of 6" wheels as Fuchs could make them but would only make them when ordered by Porsche due to a contract with exclusivity.

The wheels I was discussing were new ones; I was told that Fuchs did a refurb service but I never heard anything further about it.

 

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Thanks everyone for help and advice,think i will speak to Matt about a set and try and sell my cup alloys on gumtree

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