Replacing C/F wheels with base wheels

BCPD199

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Has anyone swapped out their carbon fiber wheels for the base ones? I know it's not just a simple swap. The CFTP cars have longer wheels studs in the front due to the thicker wheel hub. Guys going to c/f wheels are either replacing the studs or the hubs. Unsure on the length of the rears. I'm thinking I either have to go with open lug nuts or swap out the front hubs for base ones.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Has anyone swapped out their carbon fiber wheels for the base ones? I know it's not just a simple swap. The CFTP cars have longer wheels studs in the front due to the thicker wheel hub. Guys going to c/f wheels are either replacing the studs or the hubs. Unsure on the length of the rears. I'm thinking I either have to go with open lug nuts or swap out the front hubs for base ones.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Why are you pulling the CF rims off?
 

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It's a daily driver for me. Grant it, I only work a few days a week; but, I don't want to damage them or get a stone caught between the brake caliper and the front wheel.

Then why buy a CFTP? You're pulling the most unique thing about the car off, seems like a base would've made more sense.
 
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Just keep in mind, if you want to use the C/F wheels on a base car, you're swapping out all 20 wheel studs. Rumor has it the C/F wheel studs run around $800!
Just keep in mind, if you want to use the C/F wheels on a base car, you're swapping out all 20 wheel studs. Rumor has it the C/F wheel studs run around $800!

That's nothing compared to what those rims cost
 

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