42 Draft Wheel Adapters | 5x100 to 5x114.3 | 42-832
5x100 – 5x114.3
42 Draft Designs Wheel Adapters adapt wheels of a different bolt pattern to your VW/Audi vehicle. CNC machined and loaded with features, our adapters deliver safety, quality, and unique fitments without compromise.
This wheel adapter set converts a 5x100 VW/Audi vehicle to a 5x114.3 wheel. The adapter features a 57.1mm center bore allowing hubcentric fitment to your vehicle. This adapter is available in a range of thicknesses from 15mm-35mm. The 5x114.3 bolt pattern is studded with a choice of studs. A pair of centering rings is included with these adapters to fit your wheels. Centering rings are available in sizes common to this bolt pattern conversion and can be customized. Hardware is included and configurable.
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This wheel adapter set ranges in thickness from 15mm-35mm. As thickness increases, optimal mounting bolt and stud lengths are maintained. Required adapter thickness is dependent on the offset and width of your new wheels. Offset calculations are unique to each vehicle and wheel and should be carefully considered. If you need help calculating offsets, follow our technical guides to get started.
Wheel Adapter FAQ | Wheel Offset 101
This wheel adapter set is studded with a choice of M12x1.5 or M14x1.5 studs. Wheel studs are not interchangeable and should be carefully chosen before ordering. Each adapter is accurately machined to allow the serrated wheel studs to be pressed into counterbores from the hub side of the adapter. As thickness increases, wheel stud length and counterbore depth is adjusted to maintain the safest conversion possible. Grade 10.9 zinc plated wheel studs are used. All wheel studs are sourced from OEM applications and made in the USA.
Wheel Adapter FAQ: What Size Stud Do I Need? | Visual Glossary
Each wheel adapter set includes 10 mounting bolts. Mounting bolts are threaded M14x1.5 and configured to safely bolt the wheel adapter to the vehicle hub. 15mm and 18mm adapters include hex head bolts. These bolts are grade 8.8, zinc plated, and require a slim 22mm socket. 20mm-35mm adapters include short head lug bolts. These lug bolts feature a cone seat and shallow head which allows the bolts to be installed without protruding into the wheel. These bolts are grade 10.9, zinc plated, and require a slim 17mm socket. Hex head bolts are made in Germany. Short head lug bolts are made in Italy.
Lug nuts are available in two sizes and two seats. Size is based on your choice of wheel studs. Seat type is based on your new wheels. Most OEM VW/Audi wheels use ball seat hardware. Most aftermarket wheels use cone seat hardware. Lug nuts are grade 10.9, zinc plated, and made in Italy. Ball seat lug nuts require a 17mm socket. Cone seat lug nuts require a 19mm socket.
Wheel Adapter FAQ | Visual Glossary
This wheel adapter set includes a pair of centering rings. These centering rings are unique to 42 Draft Designs Wheel Adapters and allow the user to configure their adapter without custom machining. Installed in the adapters, our centering rings fit the center bore of your wheel and provide true hubcentric and wheelcentric fitment.
Centering rings are available in a range of sizes popular to this bolt pattern conversion. If you require a different size, a custom centering ring can be machined for you within 24-48 hours of placing your order. Simply choose the 'Custom' option and include your custom size in the comments box when placing your order. Rings can be changed at any time and are available for individual purchase.
Wheel Adapter FAQ: How Do I Measure Wheel Center Bore? | Centering Rings Explained
Full color installation instructions are included with every set of wheel adapters. You may read our installation instructions online, or download a PDF before getting started. Installation instructions must be followed step-by-step to ensure successful fitment and safe use of wheel adapters.
This custom wheel adapter set is designed to fit the dimensional specifications offered. Successful adapter and wheel fitment is the responsibility of the vehicle owner.
Sold In Pairs
- Quantity 1 = 2 wheel adapters used to convert 2 wheels.
- You must purchase 2 sets of wheel adapters to convert your entire car.
- Front and rear adapter thickness usually varies.
Don’t panic, we’re here to help. Wheel adapters can be incredibly confusing if you’re new to the concept. If you have any questions, big or small do not hesitate to contact us before ordering. Be sure to read through all of our technical guides and familiarize yourself with all of the terms we use in our product descriptions. Remember, we can help you discover what will fit, but we can’t make decisions for you. Successful wheel fitment is our objective, but the final decisions are up to you.
Wheel Adapter FAQ | Wheel Offset 101 | Visual Glossary
Returns & Exchanges
Wheel Adapters CANNOT be returned or exchanged as they are Made to Order - NO EXCEPTIONS.
Proper configuration of your adapters is key to success. We can help, but we can NEVER guarantee fitment. Please use the technical information we’ve provided, take measurements on your car and your wheels, browse the internet for similar fitments, and ask questions. The modification you’re performing is CUSTOM and cannot be guaranteed to fit by ANYONE. In the end, you’re 100% responsible for fitment.
42 Draft Design is a manufacturer of high performance parts and accessories for VW, Audi, Porsche, and BMW vehicles. From exhaust and intakes to custom catch cans and billet aluminum engine parts, 42 Draft Designs covers it all and prides themselves on never cutting corners, always delivering the best possible products to enthusiasts.
42 Draft Designs products are manufactured from scratch in Millersville, MD. We use high-quality American-made materials throughout our products, manufacturing in-house every component possible. When necessary to outsource, we start with American companies that manufacture their products in the USA. Our modest manufacturing facility is staffed by a team of 12 machinists, metal fabricators, and TIG welders trained to work in exacting precision. From design to manufacturing we never rush, cut corners, or take shortcuts.
Due to growing demand for our products, lead times may exist.
Most items with a lead time are considered 'Made To Order' items and are subject to an early cancelation fee and a restocking fee if returned.
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