Which wheel is this ? 1995 Cobra R ? Center cap question...

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  1. Nirwan

    Nirwan New Member

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    Found a good deal on these wheels. THey look like 1995 Cobra R but i'm not sure.
    Can you guys confirm this en do you know in which sizes and offset they came.
    The set for sale is 17x8j in front and 17x9j at the back.
    there exactly what i'm looking for, but will they fit on my SN95?
    Here are the pics ive got from the ad.

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    Thnks for replying...:thumbsup:
     
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    96laseredcobra Well-Known Member

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    They'll fit. Not sure if they're cobra r .

    sent while thinking of mods for my 4.6s using tapatalk
     
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    yes those are 95 cobra r's....they will fit your sn but not as good as they do this s197. you'd need a spacer to get them out to the fender edge like that.
     
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    Thnx Tony, love your ride btw, keep it up !

    They come in two offsets right ? et24 and et36. Is this the et36 ? Hoping that they are the et24....
    The markings don't seem to tell which one it is. How to find out .....
     
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    i'm not 100% sure what offset these are but if they sit perfectly on an s197 chances are they are the higher of the 2. sorry man wish i could help out more.
     
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    ReplicaR Well-Known Member

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    95 Cobra R wheel were never made in 17x8, those are replicas. The original Cobra R wheel is 17x9.
     
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    Well, Bought the wheels and i am happy about it. Turns out that the front wheels are 8J et30 and the back wheels are 9J et24.
    Which is not totally flush but way better then i had.

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    Front: 235/55/17 8J Et30
    Rear: 235/55/17 9J ET24
    On wintertyres

    Let me know what you think.
     
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    They look much better. Definitely fill out the wells better.

    The S197 offset wheels don't work well on the SN.
     
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    Need al little help to find the correct center caps for these wheels. The caps that came with the wheels (three) are almost all broken. Looked on Ebay, found only 1 type of center cap that will fit correctly. (i think) :sad5: It is the AFS Cobra R replica cap. Center Cap should be 2.56" wide. 65mm.

    Do you guys have some tips for me to find different ones. Thnx in advance
    Which ones would look awesome on these wheels ?
     
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    The tire is too tall. According to TireRack, it's 27.2 inches tall, SN95 tires are supposed to be 25.6 inches tall (245/45R17 or 275/40R17). This throws off your speedometer quite a bit, not to mention, it looks like a truck with huge tires like that.
     
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    2 different width wheels with same size tires will be different heights too.
     
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    I know, the winter tyres came with the wheels. Although truck tyres in wintertime are usefull :grin: they surely don't look good. These are gonna be swapped with correct size summertyres. Probably gonna throw the wintertyres on my old s197 wheels and sell them. Those are all 8J wide which 235/55/17 wide will fit good enough.

    True, how much will that be ? Kinda like the stance of that.
     
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    Generic math would be for every inch wider the wheel goes with out changing tire size the height would go down 1/2 inch. 1 inch divided by 2 sidewalls equals 1/2 inch. The actual would vary by more factors like tire pressure, hardness, actual measurements,.....