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Old 04-09-2009, 08:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Drilling rotors

i just got some sweet rims for my e46
problem is lug pattern is 5x100 and bimmer is 5x120
am i able to have the rotors drilled or do I have to get adapters?
i was also thinking of trying to make a jetta rotor fit on there with the mounts. give me your feed back ill go get some pics
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New adapters for deffo, or you will end up in all sorts of problems!!
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what about converting to vw wheel setup?
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Up to you, I would just get adapters or the correct size rims.
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i really like the rims. i got a steal on them

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If your that mad on them take them to a machine shop and see if they can drill them as they have all the correct equipment.
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Some brake rotors become dangerous after drilling. IMO, only factory drilled rotors are safe.
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Seek professional help...seriously, don't try to make those fit without the correct lug pattern relocators...it can possibly be done, but you may have gotten a great deal on some rims that you have no use for.....it happens.

Making the wrong decision on wheel fitment can lead to terrible and permanent consequences not the least of which is the loss of a wheel and tire at highway speed.

Oh....do not drill your rotors regardless of what else you do.
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