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#1 wiltona79

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 01:09 PM

Hi,

Could someone confirm that the wheels below are genuine 6 x 10 minilights? If so I assume these aren't manufactured anymore but does anyone know where you can get matching or very similar replicas from?

I've looked on all the usual websites and closest looking I've found are 5 x 10's from JBW but when you move up to the 6 x 10's in the same style the shape of the spokes and profile of the dish changes (and I'm not talking about the depth).

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 01:24 PM

Don't know what they are but they're not genuine minilites.
I've got the current generation 6x10 genuine minilite in what minispares advertise as 'cooper s' offset.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 01:29 PM

Don't know what they are but they're not genuine minilites.


Interesting, theres a website wheeldictionary.net that have listed these as minilights 6 x 10 and I thought they were the same.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 01:35 PM

Your right, they are 'minilight' not 'minilite'.
Minilight was as similar style to 'genuine' minilite.
Lots of 'genuine minilite' style copies around.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 01:44 PM

Do you know if you can still buy 'minilights'?

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 02:37 PM

Not that I'm aware of. I 'think' it's a company that appeared in th 80's when MiniLITES weren't being made.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 02:49 PM

GENUINE MINILITE 6x10" ALLOY WHEEL, DEEP DISH

"Re introduced by the new Minilite company these are good quality wheels but do not look exactly like the originals from late 60s early 70s made by Tech Del,
Offset ET-15, SPECIAL 70mm backspace for Japan market originally. This gives 4.25" outer wheel edge from hub face."

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My Japanese export spec. Minilite Mk 11 6x10 alloys below with deeper dish ET-15 offset, Minispares now sell them in UK.

 

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 02:54 PM

GENUINE MINILITE 6x10" ALLOY WHEEL, DEEP DISH
"Re introduced by the new Minilite company these are good quality wheels but do not look exactly like the originals from late 60s early 70s made by Tech Del,
Offset ET-15, SPECIAL 70mm backspace for Japan market originally. This gives 4.25" outer wheel edge from hub face."
https://www.minispar...00.aspx|Back to
 
My Japanese export spec. Minilite Mk 11 6x10 alloys below with deeper dish ET-15 offset, Minispares now sell them in UK.
 
minilite6x10-7.jpg


Cheers, the offset is too large on them and they dont look similar.

I need just over 3 inches from hub to outer edge which on 6inch wheel I believe is about +10 offset

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 03:03 PM

Are you trying to make up a set of wheels or want to buy a set of 6x10's wheels with a +10ish offset?
Those 6x10's on my car are about +13 and available from minispares.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 05:37 PM

Are you trying to make up a set of wheels or want to buy a set of 6x10's wheels with a +10ish offset?
Those 6x10's on my car are about +13 and available from minispares.


Have you got a link? I must be going blind as cant see them on the website.

Looking to purchase a set. I had 6 x 10 force racing split rims which had and offset of +10 and they fitted perfect so trying to a find a more retro looking wheel that fits the same.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 06:48 PM

Are you trying to make up a set of wheels or want to buy a set of 6x10's wheels with a +10ish offset?
Those 6x10's on my car are about +13 and available from minispares.

Have you got a link? I must be going blind as cant see them on the website.

Looking to purchase a set. I had 6 x 10 force racing split rims which had and offset of +10 and they fitted perfect so trying to a find a more retro looking wheel that fits the same.

These are the ones with the 100mm backspace. I'm sure it works out to +13ish offset when you work out the backspace and front space given in the advert.

http://www.minispare...ls/10.aspx|Back to shop

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 07:10 PM

Are you trying to make up a set of wheels or want to buy a set of 6x10's wheels with a +10ish offset?
Those 6x10's on my car are about +13 and available from minispares.

Have you got a link? I must be going blind as cant see them on the website.

Looking to purchase a set. I had 6 x 10 force racing split rims which had and offset of +10 and they fitted perfect so trying to a find a more retro looking wheel that fits the same.

These are the ones with the 100mm backspace. I'm sure it works out to +13ish offset when you work out the backspace and front space given in the advert.

http://www.minispare...ls/10.aspx|Back to shop

Cheers mate, think this is the route I'll go down. You got discs up front and drums on the rear?

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 07:24 PM

Are you trying to make up a set of wheels or want to buy a set of 6x10's wheels with a +10ish offset?
Those 6x10's on my car are about +13 and available from minispares.

Have you got a link? I must be going blind as cant see them on the website.

Looking to purchase a set. I had 6 x 10 force racing split rims which had and offset of +10 and they fitted perfect so trying to a find a more retro looking wheel that fits the same.
These are the ones with the 100mm backspace. I'm sure it works out to +13ish offset when you work out the backspace and front space given in the advert.

http://www.minispare...ls/10.aspx|Back to shop
Cheers mate, think this is the route I'll go down. You got discs up front and drums on the rear?

7.9" KAD vented using mini drive flanges (metro turbo flanges give 1/4" more outward offset) and super minifin on rear.

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 08:32 PM

I did wonder how you was filling those arches as my old 6 x 10's with +10 offset only filled the standard skinny arches




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