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I am not very knowledgeable when it comes to bolt pattern, hub centric or what not so my question is which other car manufacturer has a direct bolt on for a 2007 9-3 without using spacers/adaptors and which wheels do you think would look good?

Does anyone know if wheels from an HHR will fit?
 

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Basically you want to find 5x110 for a bolt pattern, the center hub has to be 65.1mm or larger, if larger than you will have to use hubcentric spacers to fill the void.

People have used 5x112 wheels with wobble bolts, but there are people that don't mind doing that and many that feel it's not safe.

Then you have to look at offsets, but the wheel width plays a part in that as well.

I do believe the HHR is 5x110 w/ a hub size of 65.1mm
 

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Also of note the new Dodge Dart uses the same bolt pattern with a similar offset.
I also heard the new Cherokee (not Grand Cherokee) has the same. Also applies to the Chrysler 200.
 

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the new chrysler 200c does as well, not the old ugly avenger/200
and the optional 18" are similar to the ever popular opel vectre rims.
i ran saturn aura 18" 12 spoke rims on my 03 aero, my buddy runs saturn astra sport 18" satin silver five spoke rims on his 03 cosmic blue, stunning combo. ;ol;
 

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....... not the old ugly avenger/200


and the optional 18" are similar to the ever popular opel vectre rims.
i ran saturn aura 18" 12 spoke rims on my 03 aero, my buddy runs saturn astra sport 18" satin silver five spoke rims on his 03 cosmic blue, stunning combo. ;ol;
Mine are Saturn Sky 18" (also used on Pontiac Solstice). Due to the offset (55mm) I added 25mm spacers on the rear to compensate for the visual:

 

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the only problem is... the nicest wheels came on the 9-3, LOL :p
 

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Sorry for my ignorance. Am currently trying to source a second set of wheels for a 2008 Saab 93 Estate (sport wagon). Car currently has 225/45 R17 94H wheels and tyres. Am looking at 4 x 16" 5 spoke alloys from a 2003 Saab 93. Manual says 6.5x16" 215/55 R16 wheels and tyres are OK, but the issue is whether the 2003 Saab 93 wheels will be OK on a Saab 93 from 2008. Any ideas?
 

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Sorry for my ignorance. Am currently trying to source a second set of wheels for a 2008 Saab 93 Estate (sport wagon). Car currently has 225/45 R17 94H wheels and tyres. Am looking at 4 x 16" 5 spoke alloys from a 2003 Saab 93. Manual says 6.5x16" 215/55 R16 wheels and tyres are OK, but the issue is whether the 2003 Saab 93 wheels will be OK on a Saab 93 from 2008. Any ideas?


  1. 16" alloy rims won't fit if your 9-3 has larger brakes (319mm front/292mm back) according to Owner's Manual.
  2. Is the 2003 9-3 a sedan or convertible? Those are two different chassis. The convertible was the older style, and it would be running 49mm offset rims rather than 41mm. However, either should physically fit.
 
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