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spare steel wheel part number

Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 2:00 pm
by n6ac
For our 2019 e-Golf, I would like to obtain a steel wheel for a spare, preferably one that would be suitable as a driving tire.
Searching various sources leads me to confusion as to part number.
I find these options among others –
5Q0-601-027-BG-03C listed as "16, w/ e-Golf" at $139 (MSRP $215)
5Q0-601-027-BT-03C listed for Arteon at $83 or $56+shipping
5C0-601-027-C-03C "fits your vehicle" at $51.11+ shipping
Big differences in cost!
Are these wheels really different, or do all fit the e-Golf, and the Ecopia EP422 Plus 205/55 R16 91H tires ? [ Rim = 6.5jx16 ET46 ]
We are concerned for any possible differences in offset dimension or valve stem hole, etc.

Also, I see 2 different "Spare Tire Bolt"s – 99 mm 5G0803899, and 127 mm 5Q0803899.
Which fits the full size wheel & tire? I suspect that the 99mm may be for the temporary mini-spare?

And, what is recommended for the valve stem? Options vs VW's expensive one?
Can local tire shop provide a suitable pressure sensor?
Any issue with driving with plain old valve stem?

Re: spare steel wheel part number

Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:43 pm
by f1geek
When you say spare, do you mean you would keep this wheel in the car? Are you ok with it taking up a lot of trunk space? I have the compact spare and it fits just fine under the trunk load floor, but there is only about 1 cm of clearance between the tire and the floor. Why not just get a spare alloy wheel? too expensive?

Re: spare steel wheel part number

Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 5:16 pm
by n6ac
Thanks for reply.
Yes, we want a full drivable spare.
in 4+ years of e-Golf ownership, mostly wife driving to/from her office, we have had at least 5 flats and 2 required replacing tire.
Road debris (screws, nails) every time.
No spare is not a good policy for her.
I won't mind the slight height rise on the rear floor.
Still confused about the specific wheel differences.

Re: spare steel wheel part number

Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 6:58 pm
by f1geek
I think the cheapest one is for a compact spare.

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-vol ... 01027c03c/

I'm not sure about the other ones.

How much for an OEM alloy?

Re: spare steel wheel part number

Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 5:46 pm
by n6ac
I received a seller message –
"5Q0-601-027-BT-03C is for a temporary spare 3.5x18 ET25.
5Q0-601-027-BG-03C is for a full size tire 6x16 ET48"
Quite an obscure numbering system!