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Gordini Dunlop alloy wheels wheel nuts

Gsouthee

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#1
Hi any one know where I can source some Dunlop wheels nuts for the Dunlop alloys as fitted to Renault Gordini. The wheel I am looking is the 2nd one down.

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Tomcat

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Gsouthee

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#3
Hi Tomcat

Now that is the crux of the problem they do not have have a taper in the normal manner, they are sleeved nuts that sit in the hole and have a collar that sits round the edge of the hole. Like the image below. I just cant find any in the Renault thread which I believe is 10mm x1.25.

It has been suggested getting some machined up, or machining a taper into the wheels to suit Renault nuts.

Any views?
 

Tomcat

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#4
Hi there
OK see the problem. Looks like a 60 degree taper to start with then the sleeved section.
Yes, thread is M10 x 1.25.
Personally I would not interfere with the wheel itself. Sort out some nuts and modify those.
Is the nut you show the only one you have?
 

Gsouthee

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#5
No that is just an image off of the web, I have no nuts (ooh err missius) wheel nuts that is. I am thinking of getting some long wheel nuts and see if I can get the machined to suit the sleeved section.
 

Tomcat

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No that is just an image off of the web, I have no nuts (ooh err missius) wheel nuts that is. I am thinking of getting some long wheel nuts and see if I can get the machined to suit the sleeved section.
For information the 45 degree tapered nuts can be obtained from Melun Retro Passion at 60 euros for 12.
The M10 x 1.25 thread does not seem to be a readily available thread at all.

Sorry being a bit thick here, showing my age, but have you purchased wheels already or just planning on doing so?
 

Gsouthee

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#7
No looking at purchasing them, as they are not as wide as other Gordin i wheel and don't want any fouling on the body work.
 

Gsouthee

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#9
That's a nice looking van.

Does the van have wider rear arches?

I was under the impression that the Gordini wheels in your first pics foul on the inner lip of the arch on a GTL.

I have seen some for sale but avoided them due to this. May have to reconsider.

Cheers Gary
 

Gsouthee

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#12
Yes they are the ones, 78-81 style with the 3 slots. I could be interested. PM me price if you are looking at moving them on.
 
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