Original Wheels for a 69 1500 beetle in ZA

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Original Wheels for a 69 1500 beetle in ZA

Post by WIZ » Sun Mar 04, 2018 7:11 pm

What are the original wheels on 69 1500 beetle? Picture/ dimension appreciated!

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Re: Original Wheels for a 69 1500 beetle in ZA

Post by fig » Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:18 am

Your car originally had 4.5Jx15in wheels with 5x205 PCD, which were the standard wheels on Beetles from late 1952 right until SA production ended in January 1979. They take the standard Beetle chrome half-moon hubcap.
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Re: Original Wheels for a 69 1500 beetle in ZA

Post by lowlight » Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:54 am

At some stage the was a slight change in the rims, not sure which year.
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