Sat 28th Aug 1999 02:19pm Panasport 14" or 15" (Chris Zenda)
      Sat 28th Aug 1999 02:27pm Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (Al W)
      Sat 28th Aug 1999 05:55pm Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (Geo Hahn)
           Sun 29th Aug 1999 07:20am Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (BRUCE'S PARTS BIN - Bruce)
      Tue 31st Aug 1999 08:17pm Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (Eric T. McCann)
           Tue 31st Aug 1999 08:49pm so eric, where's the pics? (pete angel)

22280 Sat 28th Aug 1999 02:19pm Panasport 14" or 15" (Chris Zenda)
  I'm considering Panasports for my Spider 2000.I'm not sure if 
I should go with the 14's or 15's. Anyone have any suggestions 
regarding the optimum size?

  Thanks, Chris Zenda.


1980 Spider 2000
1993 Honda Prelude V-Tec
1995 Yamaha V-Max

22281 Sat 28th Aug 1999 02:27pm Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (Al W)
Chris Zenda  wrote:
:   I'm considering Panasports for my Spider 2000.I'm not sure if 
: I should go with the 14's or 15's. Anyone have any suggestions 
: regarding the optimum size?
:   Thanks, Chris Zenda.


It's all a matter of taste...yours.
I've seen some Spiders that look just fine with their 13" wheels, 
some that look great with their 14" wheels, and likewise for 
15"..
Personally, I'll soon be in the market for some 14" rims, 
probably Panasports (Bruce? Still have?), since, for my tastes, 
they have the best look in relation to the wheel arch- not to 
mention that rubber for that size rim is not as expensive as the 
others.......

Al
Houston, Tx

'78 Spider (Bella)

'84 Maxima (wife's car, aka "You POS")

22284 Sat 28th Aug 1999 05:55pm Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (Geo Hahn)
Chris Zenda  wrote:
:   I'm considering Panasports for my Spider 2000....

I too favor the 14", thought it looked better than the 13" that 
came with the car but not too much for the wheel well.

Let me know if you would benefit from a pic of a 2000 with the 
14" Panasports, I can email one.

BTW, there is some very slight rubbing against the plastic wheel 
well liner at full lock with 195/60 x 14 tires.  Some people have 
removed the liner but on mine the contact is very slight.

Geo Hahn
81 Fiat 2000
Andiamo!

22311 Sun 29th Aug 1999 07:20am Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (BRUCE'S PARTS BIN - Bruce)
Al W wrote:

: Personally, I'll soon be in the market for some 14" rims, 
: probably Panasports (Bruce? Still have?), since, for my tastes, 
: they have the best look in relation to the wheel arch- not to 
: mention that rubber for that size rim is not as expensive as 
the 
: others.......
: Al
 
Yes, Al I still sell them along with other new Fiat wheels. 
http://www.fiatparts.com/closeup.htm .
As to rubbing fender liners ... sometimes it just has to be 
pulled tight with a few more screws.

BRUCE'S PARTS BIN   Italian Auto Parts on the INTERNET
Retail Store: 256 Harding Hwy, Rt 40, Newfield, NJ 08344
Phone: NEW AREA CODE: 856-358-1555   856-358-8786 
Internet: http://www.fiatparts.com
E-Mail: bruces@fiatparts.com     PARTS AT A DISCOUNT!

22475 Tue 31st Aug 1999 08:17pm Re: Panasport 14" or 15" (Eric T. McCann)
I've got 15" Panasports on my 1981 Spider 2000.  Fit with Pirelli 
P700-Z 195/50 ZR15 tires, it's an excellent handling driving 
machine.  Of course the completely new front and rear suspension 
helps a bit too.

I love my 15" wheels.  I was going to get the 14", but wanted to 
get something a little more low-profile.

-Eric

Chris Zenda  wrote:
:   I'm considering Panasports for my Spider 2000.I'm not sure if 
: I should go with the 14's or 15's. Anyone have any suggestions 
: regarding the optimum size?
:   Thanks, Chris Zenda.
: 1980 Spider 2000
: 1993 Honda Prelude V-Tec
: 1995 Yamaha V-Max
Eric T. McCann
Menomonee Falls, WI
USA
'81 Fiat Spider 2000 (under extensive restoration and lovin' it)
http://www.fiatcentral.com
'94 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer 2-door (problems are endless)
'90 Honda Civic 4-door LX (biggest piece of crap I've ever owned)

22477 Tue 31st Aug 1999 08:49pm so eric, where's the pics? (pete angel)
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