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    S550 wheels on a S197

    Would a set of 19" S550 wheels (Genuine Ford wheels) bolt straight onto a 2005 S197? Would I need spacers, wheels nuts or just stick them on and of I go?
    Cheers.

    1966 Coupe: 1995-
    1966 Land Rover Series 2a: 2012-
    2005 Mustang GT 2014-
    2007 California Special Replica: 2010-2014

    #2
    Im 99.9999999% they do
    2013-2016 2005 S197 V6 Coupe Black
    2017-2018 2007 S197 GT Coupe Tungsten
    2019-Current 2005 S197 GT Convertible Black

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      #3
      I think Colin Bullen has some 19 S550 wheels on his now. On and go!

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        #4
        I don't know the answer to this, but I did come across a thread where a guy in the states took a set of 20x10.5 wheels off his s197 and fitted them to the s550 and had to use a 5mm spacer up front to clear the brakes, so stands to reason the s197 is probably more accommodating than the 550. I did a quick search because I was interested to see what they look like and I think I found your answer .
        https://www.s197forum.com/threads/20...n-s197.124928/

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          #5
          Further reading says that they go straight on to non brembo cars, and brembo cars need a small spacer up front, some say 5, some say 10mm

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            #6
            I have stock brakes so that isn't a problem, my biggest problem is I'm not sure if I like them or not, maybe a few too many spokes.

            1966 Coupe: 1995-
            1966 Land Rover Series 2a: 2012-
            2005 Mustang GT 2014-
            2007 California Special Replica: 2010-2014

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              #7
              Hey mate, yes S550 fit straight on and look great on the S197s IMHO...

              2009 4.6V8 GT Premium, Eibach Springs, BMR UCA and LCA, Pypes Violators, Black S550 Wheels

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