I just married a woman with a '87 560 SEC. It has P225/55ZR16 tires on
Momo rims. The problem is, my tire dealer cannot balance properly
because he's not sure he gets the center of the wheel on his machine.
Also, one wheel is sitting on the nuts only because of a non-fitting
ring. Another rim is slightly off-centered he says.
Can anybody tell what is going on? Can I fix my Momo rims, or do I
have to get new wheels (New wheel+tire set is between $1000 and $2500
tire dealer said), or does my tire dealer not have the right tools, or
...? What otions do I have?
Thanks for any help and advice.
They're not stock wheels obviously, no 126 came with 16" wheels.
Worse, they're not Mercedes wheels, they're generic wheels that
you have to use spacer rings with just to make them fit and it
doesn't sound like it's working out all that well for you.
Your options are:
1) Find a shop that knows how to make aftermarket alloys fita
and can fix the spacer ring issue.
2) Get stock wheels cheap from a scrapyard - shame as 225/55-16
are NICE tires for a SEC.
3) Get new wheels that fit. Ones made for a 126.
By no coincidence I have a set of 16"x8" Ronal "AMG 5 spoke"
alloys you can have cheap if you want. I'll never use them.
Send me mail to richard on the server mbz fullstop org. I
actually need a 16" set that fits a BMW 633 if by chance you
have those we could do an even up swap.
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