Jump to content


richard mackay

Recommended Posts

Have Minilite style wheels on Florin --- they were sold as an option for the Ford Ka & were bought from a Ford Dealer.

Size from memory is 4.5 or 5J  x 14" diameter.  We use tyres with a higher aspect ratio to make the rolling diameter the same ( near as ) the 15" normally fitted to Sierras.

All above from memory, would need to un-wrap Florin from her slumbers to check ;if required.DSCF9253.JPG.af7ee058a1d2b1a030d85d7023b4a4bf.JPG

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Wheels as shown above are on the standard hubs/brakes as removed from the '89 Sierra donor.


Original Minilites were cast from a magnesium alloy, I believe; hence the name.  These are bad news for ordinary mortals cars as road salt very quickly turns the metal to dust

Edited by fry61
Extra info.
Link to comment
Share on other sites

My Sierra was a 1986 1.6L it had 13' steels. I fitted 14' bk racing alloys that were on a MK4 Escort. When I went for what was the SVA in 2004 I was worried a about the Speedo reading slow but I needn't have worried. Now I'm fancying a classic sort of look and minilite style wheels do the job for me.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
  • Create New...