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Old 09-30-2011, 03:55 PM   #1
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Hi guys...
I am new to the Miata world... I'm still a V8 kinda guy... and the thought of "Monster-izing" is inviting... but it takes me away from the 32 to 34 mpg... and with my 45 mile commute each way...
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can anyone tell me or corroborate this...
That the rx-7 hubs fit on the Miata spindles? I have a 1990 miata... and want to go to 5 lugs...I dont want to use a bolt on adapter...

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Going 5 lug is not cheap or easy or worth the effort.
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I don't think anybody does this because there is no point.

A. You can't reasonably make enough power that you need more lugs.
B. In a small wheel (like a miata would use) you're going to have better options in a 4 lug anyway (spacing and offset to civic, integra, mr2, e30...).
C. It's not even JDM.
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+1, there are many many 4x100 options out there. Check em' out before you go 5 lug
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I have a set of 18's sitting around(5 lug)... though I do like Torq Thrusts better.... Its for looks... and to take some of the Girly look away...
I can see this type of question raises a lot of Why post... and I guess is pisses a few people off...

but I still havent found the answer... will the rx7 hubs fit? or newer Miata hubs?
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Old 09-30-2011, 04:16 PM   #6
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If you are honestly planning on running 18inch rims on a miata this will not be the forum for you to be a member of. Most members will belittle you and the taunting will never end. There is absolutely no reason to run anything bigger then a 15inch rim on a miata.

No rx7 hubs or NC hubs will not fit easily without a lot of work.
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Got it... well the 18's will be collecting more dust...

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Sell 18s, buy 6UL, profit.
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Sell 18s, buy 6UL, profit.

This.

If you are set on 5 lugs, contact corndog on here.
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You like torq thrusts... heh... can you say "played out?"
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