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Old 01-30-2003, 01:34 PM   #1
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I know my bonnie is 5x115, but how bad would it be to run 5x114.3 ( 5x4.5). I know these wheels bolt up, but are they going to eventually loosen or anything?
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Bad. The lug bearing surface on each stud would be down to like 5% of the original. Like holding a spoon inside the edge of a small glass. Very little surface contact.
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What would be the consquences of doing this?
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Wheel damage, premature hub/bearing assembly failure, uneven tire wear, worst case scenario......losing a wheel on the freeway while racing a Miata.
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