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Source of long 14 mm Fuchs style wheel bolts with spacer

I have a 5 bolt conversion on the front of my 1975 914, I think the PO said 911 parts. He used 1/2" wheel spacers and screw-in studs with no flange on the back. One stud was missing when I got the car, and I've read they have a reputation for backing out. I don't like these studs and can't use flanges ones like those on the back because the hub is not flat. Just saw a comment from Dave D about spot-facing, but would first like to know if longer bolts are available before exploring that idea further.

I tried to find longer bolts with the Fuchs rounded seat, but could not find any long enough in the searching I did. I recently read that the 914-6 had spacer plates, don't recall source. So that implies that longer bolts are out there, or there is another good solution.

Anybody know what I can do here?

Thanks,
Chuck

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The 911 and 914/6 used hubs with studs. Hubs used with spacers needed longer studs. Not a good idea to try and find longer bolts.
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the 914 alloy lug bolts have 40mm of shank, the screw in studs are only about an inch of thread once screwed in

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