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Old May 22nd, 2011, 04:32 PM   #1
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Bought a 2011 VW Golf Friday, and it came with stock wheels.

Pattern shows for this car as 5 X 112. Does anyone know if this is the same as 5 on 4.5? Doing the math it comes out to like 4.41 inches, but will 4.5 work?

I wanna order some new wheels, but want to know if I'm limited to the metric system bolt pattern.
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Old May 22nd, 2011, 04:51 PM   #2
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metric is metric for a reason.

get metric wheels. 5 on 4.5 will not work.
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Old May 22nd, 2011, 05:02 PM   #3
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metric is metric for a reason.

get metric wheels. 5 on 4.5 will not work.
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Old May 22nd, 2011, 06:55 PM   #4
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Thats too bad, cuz most of the wheel styles stink.
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metric is metric for a reason.

get metric wheels. 5 on 4.5 will not work.
Not true.

There are "metric" wheels labeled as 5x114.3. These are also 5x4.5.

But to the OP, yes you must get a 5x112 or buy adapters. Most audi/BMW/Mercedes will use the 5x112. Just watch for center bore and BS. You can always get hub rings and wheel spacers but they add to the cost of the wheel.
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