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I got my Fikse wheels Wed and rushed to garage to get them on and guess what, they don't fit.The fronts need to come out about a 1/2 inch and the backs about 1/4 inch.Called the dealer, who then called Fikse.They had a conference call with my installer.I then had to take a fitment sheet to the garage to measure everything.I gave them the wheel offsets,I don't know what happened.Waiting for Fikse's reply to the fitment sheet.I'll keep everyone posted.They are really nice wheels.
 

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Thats too bad , I hope they turn out well !
 

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Jim Fikse has been a friend for almost 30 years. He will make it right.
 

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HarleyB - 4/2/2006 7:18 PM

Jim Fikse has been a friend for almost 30 years. He will make it right.
I'm sure they will, they got right on it.They make a great wheel.
 

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Congrats on the wheels. I hope you find a resolution soon. Can you post some pics of the wheels? I haven't seen them before. BTW, what's the problem as of now? Does it not clear the brake calipers or does it rub on the wheel well or both? What sizes did you go with... both wheels and tires?
 

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dsb - 4/2/2006 10:40 PM

Congrats on the wheels. I hope you find a resolution soon. Can you post some pics of the wheels? I haven't seen them before. BTW, what's the problem as of now? Does it not clear the brake calipers or does it rub on the wheel well or both? What sizes did you go with... both wheels and tires?
The front wheel hits the caliper and also the hub hits the center cap.The rear tire is very close to the inside of the body and its going to rub.I got the 17s just stockI know i should have gone with 18s but the old pocketbook was already screaming OUCH.I'm wondering if maybe they got mixed up and speced out a 170 not realizing there is a 171 within the last year.Here is the wheel.
 

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