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PostSubject: Flat-seated wheel bolts...   Tue Jun 14 2011, 17:06

Ok, so I know they exist.
But unfortunately for me, they don't exist in the spec I need (well, not that I can find anyhow).

I'm looking at another set of wheels, but they fit using flat-seated bolts.
My BMW takes tapered seated bolts (and VW's usually take radius seated bolts).

I need them in an M12x1.5 size so they fit perfectly into my hubs, but with a flat-seat so they face up against the wheel properly.
I know Peugeot/Citroen (french brands) have flat-seated bolts but they're all M12x1.25.
I can't seem to find anywhere that produce, let alone sell them in M12x1.25 fitment.


Anyone know of somewhere I might be able to get them?
Or is it a case of either converting to stud & nut, or getting a set of tapered bolts and grinding the seat flat? (which i'd rather not do).

Any help is appreciated!
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PostSubject: Re: Flat-seated wheel bolts...   Wed Jun 15 2011, 09:52


Speak to Bob at Trident, google it. He's at the silverstone track.

He can supply bolts to any spec you like, he's proper clever too oh but not cheap.

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