The W116 LibraryThe definitive W116 resource!
Started by Neil4speed, 31 January 2022, 03:46 PM
Quote from: Eyeman on 03 April 2022, 10:31 AMWow, $2750. I was hoping it was for a set of 4 but it doesn't appear so. Even that would be more than I'd be willing to pay.that webshop with the $2750 wheels was only for the pics on this webshop the price for 16 Inch is around a $1000,- a set and 15 Inch is around $800,- a set http://greggearhead.com/store/p20/Mercedes_%27Bundt%27_Replica_Wheels_15x7.html
Quote from: Neil4speed on 18 April 2022, 06:05 PMHey friends, after much searching, I finally found a W116 with the 16" bundts with a good shot of them. At first, it looked a bit disproportionate, but after a minute or so my eye got used to it and really liked the look. Enjoy the photos of a really unique and beautiful W116
Quote from: sutekh on 19 April 2022, 03:48 PMWow, those look great! I just posted a WTB looking for steelies, but this could change my mind. The Maxilites with the polished lips look amazing: https://shop-us.maxilite-wheels.com/Barock-Style-7x16_1Anyone know if the ET11 offset is likely to be a problem, especially with a 7in wheel? My research suggests the OE 6in wide steel wheels were closer to ET25.
Quote from: s class on 26 August 2010, 08:57 AMThe original 14" bundts have an offset of 30. You don't want to go to a higher offset than this (which would move the wheels inwards). As the wheel size increases, it seems necessary to reduce the offset slightly to avoid clearance problems on the inner side. For example, 7Jx15 bundts are et25 for genuine MB, or et23 for aftermarket. 8Jx16 pentas are et11. I would surmise that an 8Jx17et11 wheel would fit similarly to an 8Jx16et11 wheel. Whilst I haven't directly answered your question, the above may help to give you something to go on.
Quote from: Nabstud on 20 April 2022, 06:35 AMThey look fantastic and terrible at the same time!!! Some angles I love them but other angles make them look like a caricature...
Quote from: Neil4speed on 29 August 2022, 10:19 AMThe quality of the the Maxilite Bundts seems solid as well, and they balanced very easily. Purists may not approve, but I really enjoy them.
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