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I had entertained the thought of selling my 850R 17's and getting BBS 17's.

I have a thing for BBS and was really suprised to find tirerack only has RX (already had them - not interested) in the 17" size. The feller said that 850 bolt pattern is very odd/rare whatever and the aftermkt wheel choice is slim.

kinda bummed here but hey... saving some money and will go do another couple regionals instead
 

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Most all Volvos have a bolt patteren of 5x108mm. For some reason I think the first year of the 850 had a four bolt wheel but I am not certian about that. The offset on RWD cars is 20mm - 25mm. The offset for FWD cars is 43mm. 5x108mm is an odd bolt patteren but there are a lot of wheels you can get. It seems most wheel companys are selling wheels with large offset since most cars are front wheel drive nowdays. If you go with a wider wheel you may want to change the offset but I don't remember which way you want to go.

What style wheel do you like and how big do you want to go?
 

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Only interested in BBS CH or RC 17's

If BBS ever releases them for 850 pattern I'll be first in line...
 
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