I'm sure that in the near future the Ninco porsche wheels will be offered as a spare part, at present I am converting a Scaley Beetle (the lime green one) into a Lucky Strike livery - I've used Fly Porsche GT wheels and they seem fine.
Let us know how you get on, and if you do need the Scaley VW wheels I've got 4 in very good condition, just PM me if you want them.
I think the ninco wheels were available at the introduction of the Porsche 356's but have long been discontinued. The pink car wheels are still available. Radtrax had some on special a while back and the spanish site A2M had them listed for their resin bodies.
phoeno30, if you're scratch building one from a plastic model kit, try using the ones they gave you in the kit, my next project is a beetle, and I've already look at the wheel situation and I think t I've found it, using the standard wheel (kit wheel), glue a crown? rear axel cog into the wheel, I've used this idea on broken scalextric wheels before with 100% success, if you would like some pic I can get you some.
I've made a few Beetles and found that if your making a standard model the Pink Kar wheel give the best overall representation. If you're using the Airfix kit or the Onethirtysecond resin model you can fit the wheel nut covers they supply to the wheels
See the 1960's and 1980's models in the link below.
Thanks for the info. After all this I am going to use some wheels I had left over from an old car which I used the motor from in something else. The car is for my partner so she will come and drive with me occasionally if she had her own car. She is not fussed on wheels but If I decide later to make it more of a classis beetle I will get some from Gaugemaster I expect.
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