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Creative Engineering rear hubs (5x130PCD)

James (our little engineer) wanted to help fit the new Creative Engineering rear drums (http://www.creative-engineering.com) as I needed to change them so that the Fuchs alloys fit. A Late Bay has a wheel PCD of 5x112 whereas a Porsche has a wheel PCD of 5x130. The CE rear drums have the 5x130PCD Porsche pattern and bolt straight on - lovely bit of kit!...

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New set of Fuchs alloys

Bought a set of 16x6J Fuchs alloys from eBay which needed a refurb. I found a company called Premier Wheels in Coulsdon (http://www.premierwheelrepairs.com/) who diamond cut, primered, painted the centres in body colour (Porsche Chartreuse) and polished the set. Must admit that they look simply stunning! So to the tyres, got a set of 195/60-R16 6-ply tyres from Blackcircles (www.blackcircles.com) and they were fitted by Steve Watkin (aka The Professor) at Valley Automotive who has a trick Scooby powered VW Beetle 1303 with Porsche brakes and alloys.

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