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Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

This is a discussion on Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible? within the Exterior Tech forums, part of the General Discussion category; Any one ever done this? Is it feasible? Would like to convert from Stock 5-127 to a 6-114.3...

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    Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?


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    Any one ever done this? Is it feasible?

    Would like to convert from Stock 5-127 to a 6-114.3

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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    I take it from the overwhelming sound of crickets in this thread, that no one has done this and/or it's not feasible....

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    I have been pondering the same Idea hopefully you get some feedback


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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    I did find these, but $400 for all four and they are 2" think

    http://www.roadkillenterprises.com/5...-bolt-pattern/
    Last edited by Wlfman; 03-17-2012 at 03:10 PM.

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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    anyone can do it the easy way
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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    What age pickup are you working on? If it is obs, it's pretty easy. If it is square, it gets trickier.

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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wlfman View Post
    I take it from the overwhelming sound of crickets in this thread, that no one knows what kind of truck i drive, i thought you were all psychic.
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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    take household drill and measure and make new holes








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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    Quote Originally Posted by BOTMAN View Post
    take household drill and measure and make new holes







    Stealing my idea?


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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    Quote Originally Posted by BOTMAN View Post
    take household drill and measure and make new holes







    Weird, thought i heard that somewhere else before.


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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cartman372 View Post
    Stealing my idea?

    Why yes, Yes i did hear this before.


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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    Quote Originally Posted by BlacK20 View Post
    Weird, thought i heard that somewhere else before.
    See here IMO;

    Quote Originally Posted by Cartman372 View Post
    Stealing my idea?


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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    edit: i did not realize we were in troll mode:

    to make it easy on yourself i would just put the wheel on and use the only 5 of the lugnuts to secure wheel to hub, and leave one hole empty.
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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    97 C1500

    I have a set of 20s with tires on them that have less than 5K miles I'd like to put on, but they are 6 bolt pattern from my old Dakota.

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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    dismount, sell rims, spend 400 you would have on adapters+ money from rim sale and buy rims with correct pattern
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    Re: Converting from 5-bolt to 6 bolt wheels, Feasible?

    Yeah, Ive been trying to sell the rims without any luck. Not many vehicles use this bolt pattern. A few Dodges and a few Nissans....

 

 

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