These (interim) wheels all that bad?

Tires and Wheels (Mopar Hubcaps Too)

  1. 67Dart273

    67Dart273 Well-Known Member

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    Bought 4 wheels and useable tires for 150 off the Craig. Wanted 'em for rear only, BOY are they tight, and DO rub some on hard corners. 225-75-R15. Cannot do anything with the front until after the swap to disk brakes. I actually have 2 sets, 4 ET slot, and 4 ET spoke mags in 14" x 4.5 circle for when I get the front end gone through


    And, on the way home out Trent Av, fired this "spray and pray" shot of a nice old Mopar with a guy and his dog

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  2. Oklacarcollecto

    Oklacarcollecto Life is an experiment

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    Those rare 5 spoke factory wheel covers look much better.
     
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    67Dart273 Well-Known Member

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    Sorry but that is not in the cards, and those caps sure won't fit 15's. The front is getting either the 14" ET slots or spokes.

    Let's put it this way, compared to THOSE two options do these really look good/ bad/ poor?
     
  4. Oklacarcollecto

    Oklacarcollecto Life is an experiment

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    The rear wheels look out of place because they are new car style. The wheels look like a cross between a newer bowtie and a newer Ford to me.
     
  5. IfItsGotWheels

    IfItsGotWheels X S Tech

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    What do you think? Your opinion is the only one that matters, since it's your car & you're the one who's driving it.
     
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    fzmax Well-Known Member

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    Those are 15 x 7 Jeep wheels from a Grand Cherokee and surprisingly look pretty damn good to me. That said I'm partial to slots.
     
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    I like them. I've been thinking of getting a set of those same wheels for one or both of my Chargers. What is the offset/backspacing? Are those the tires that came with them?

    They look great on the black car.

    I'm thinking of doing my Charger in silver with black top and hood blackout.

    I think I may have seen two slightly different styles of those...

    Nice to see someone else trying them out.
     
  8. V-100

    V-100 Valiant lover(?)

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    Interim wheels? Not bad, what ya' going with in the end? I've got 5 (spare tire) Lincoln LSC 16x7 'turbine' wheels for my stuff. Bought them for under $85, 225/60 R16's fit in the Valiant and the GF
     
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    goldfish65 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Not bad at all.
     
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    66340SEDAN FABO Member #3649 FABO Gold Member

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    X2...keep the caps
     
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    the caps look better than the jeep wheels.
     
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    Martythetrimmer Well-Known Member

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    The Jeep wheels are OK, not the flashest wheels I've seen but there are a lot worse!!
    They will look fine once they are on all four corners.
     
  13. Hyper_pak

    Hyper_pak Old School Chrysler Fan

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    Keep the caps! Wheels are ok, but having been the custom wheel route more than once, I wouldn't go that way if I had a cap that looked that good. Don't sell the caps! You can thank me later! LOL
     
  14. Oklacarcollecto

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    Please read post #3. "The front is getting either the 14" ET slots or spokes."
     
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    mullinax95 Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like you need lower profile tires in the 60 range. The 75 isn't working and it might scrub on the front as well.
     
  16. 67Dart273

    67Dart273 Well-Known Member

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    Yes, the tires are presently "run whut ya brung," and will eventually come off this spring, if I keep the wheels. I don't have plans to run 'em on the front at this time., but rather to run "intentional mismatch" of either the ET slotted or ET spokes on the front.

    And, ya never know, I might find somethin' I like better before I get the front end reworked. These would fit my Ranger, I think, or I could just resell 'em. At the 150 bucks invested, they are not a killer

    Frankly, to me, they look similar to some of the old Halibrand designs

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  17. 67Dart273

    67Dart273 Well-Known Member

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    Thought I'd update, now that the disk front end is under there, the "new" wheels
     

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