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found this wheels with car, Aluminium wheels, original MB, on the car since new 1968.
will these fit on a 107?
Thanks, i have no clue... Judy
 

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They certainly are not Gen1 AMG road wheels or after market copies. I have no idea what they are.
 

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Can you persuade the owner to remove one so you can determine the offset and lug bolt diameter? Interesting that they are apparently original '60's vintage M-B.
 

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Thanks Rowdie, i just wanted to make sure i am not missing out on something special, Judy
 

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Can you persuade the owner to remove one so you can determine the offset and lug bolt diameter? Interesting that they are apparently original '60's vintage M-B.
The car is about an hour away from me and i was hoping to get some infos here before deciding what to do. I do not really have time. I will call the seller again tomorrow, problem is the car is at the sellers countryhouse and not in the city where he is living...
It is probably not worth the trouble...
 

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I believe those are either ATS rims for Porsche/VW or a replica thereof. Some VWs and Mercedes share the same 112mm bolt spacing, so you sometimes see some "cross-dressing."

While these look great on a VW, I'm not so sure a purist--from either camp--would like to see them on an SL.

On the other hand, you see a lot of "Bullis" (VW vans) wearing Pentas, so I guess it's fair. The pic shows a sample of the ATS 7155 style.

Good road,
 

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Makes sense- I didn't think M-B was doing anything like that in '68.

I've always thought M-B was weak in designing an appropriate wheel(s) for the 107. I like the look of the hubcaps on some of the early 107's, though they were already quite obsolete. The bundt's are too busy, I'm lukewarm on the 560 wheels, and (heresy, I know) I don't like the pentas at all. Anyone seen anything else that has worked on the 107?
 

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You are hard to please chief. How about some 20" spinners?
 

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You give him the spinners for christmas and I'll give him the gold package including fender eyebrows for new years.
 

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I believe those are either ATS rims for Porsche/VW or a replica thereof
Hallo GlueckAuf, seems you are absolutely right, i just talked to the owner again, he does not know the manufacturer but he calls them "Dino" Wheels, they are copys of wheels used on Ferraris in the 70's, they are on the car since 40years.
 
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