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« Reply #30 on: March 21, 2008, 05:58:24 PM »

Quote from: CBarge
15X7 Alloy wheel.Polish this gem to death,white wall tires and Voila!
Lightwieght,low maitenance,and a stylish Mopar wheel that will work with the Fusey body,IMO.
 
Looks like a Granada!   Lincoln had a wheel like that,   Try again
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« Reply #31 on: March 21, 2008, 06:27:13 PM »


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« Reply #32 on: March 21, 2008, 06:38:18 PM »

These are the wire wheel covers I am talking about.They were  available in 15"

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« Reply #33 on: March 21, 2008, 07:20:16 PM »

i still think a set of slotted mags look good on a lot of cars...

i was planning on something like this.... way way down the line.




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« Reply #34 on: March 21, 2008, 07:50:30 PM »

These always looked good on any Fusey..
http://bobswheels.com/wheelpages/american/72.htm
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« Reply #35 on: March 22, 2008, 03:20:30 AM »

   I don't see anything wrong with the wheel's you have on there now. If you are looking for a change or just trying to spice thing's up why don't you paint the center section of the wheel body color and add the white wall's, I think this would look killer. Would not take those wheel's off the car, they suit it. Photoshop the green into the wheel's and add the white's and see where i'm coming from...

 
Green where the black is...

 
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« Reply #36 on: March 22, 2008, 06:41:42 AM »

There's only 2 things that bother me about these wheels Jimmy
 
1.  One of the wheels is bent.  I've already replaced one.  It's the last shake left I have in the car.
2.  The offset is much deeper than the original steel wheels.  It not only looks funny, but it narrows down the track.  It's amazing what 2" of wider track can do for you in handling.
 
Ohter than that, I like the wheels and should just go get a set of white walls and get it over with.  I can paint the green later.
 
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« Reply #37 on: March 22, 2008, 08:35:39 AM »

http://www.specialtywheelsltd.org/chrysler-wheels.html

i looked around but dont see anyone making repop the chrome-styled road wheels

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« Reply #38 on: March 22, 2008, 10:40:10 AM »

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Where can i find a set of those????
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« Reply #39 on: March 22, 2008, 10:58:08 AM »

I scored them off a friend who had them lying around.I traded three cop wheels for these four  ten-slot wheels.
Foamy,they are usually found on '81-83 Cordoba's and Mirada's.
But today you might be lucky to score them in a wrecking yard.
I know that Nigel at National Moparts has a few sets..
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« Reply #40 on: March 22, 2008, 03:07:29 PM »

Those wheels on the New Porker look good on that car.  However, I don' think they would look good on Polaraco.  I'm not wild about the hub cap deal either.
 
I guess I'll try ot find another road wheel and keep what I have.  I can put whites on it when I find the new rim.
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« Reply #41 on: March 22, 2008, 03:27:08 PM »

How about an Applaince Striker wheel or Dia-mag wheel??
http://www.thepontiactransampage.com/appliance.html
OR
this one?:
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« Reply #42 on: March 22, 2008, 03:33:55 PM »

Steve,No more beatin' around the bush for me.
I found exactly what you are looking for.
http://www.akhwheels.com/pages/showWheel.php?pk=117
Note they mention being available in 15X7.
I was lurching around and stumbled on the AKH vintage wheel site.
They have all the rare vintage names in wheels. Rader,Appliance,ET,Superior,etc.
 
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« Reply #43 on: March 22, 2008, 04:29:36 PM »

Thanks WeeBee 
 
I wrote them.  They are impossible to find in nice shape anymore.  They appear to have 15 X 6 and 15 X 7.  I have to pull my spare out of Polaraco and measure the offset and rim width.
 
Since your the tire EXspurt. . . . 235 75R 15 .    7" is OK?
 
If the price is right on those, I'll buy 4 of which ever has the shallowest offset.  I think the 7" was 3.5" and the 6" was 4".  You hvae that info in your wheel library?
 
Update  My current Road Wheels are 15 X 6  Looks like 4 1/2" offset (?  Is that right?).  The Aluminum rims are 4" .  The Steel wheels look like 3.5.  That explains why the wheels look so sunk in the wheel well.
 
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« Reply #44 on: March 22, 2008, 04:36:59 PM »

Speaking of Tires
 
I want a 235 75R 15  White Wall.
 
I would like to have decent wear and a good ride.  Although, 235's on this car should last a very long time.
 
Should I stay with the 235 or back up to 225? 
 
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