Wheels for my modified Dart 67

Tires and Wheels (Mopar Hubcaps Too)

  1. Achill

    Achill Well-Known Member

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    Hi!
    Temporary I've bought these kind of wheels:
    Front is 16 7JJ 5x114.3 ET 55 (with the 5 centimeters "spacers", piece of metal between disk and the wheel)
    Back is 17 8,5JJ 5x114.3 ET 60 with the 245/40 R17 tyres (looks too low profile)

    Struggling to find the set of wheels for my car - mainly there no such ET (55 or 60).

    My thoughts:
    1. Remove spacers from the front, in that case ET will be not 55 but 50 (ET 55 - 50mm spacer), will it look ok with such difference with the wheels on the back?
    2. Rear - to make it not R17 but R16 as front, but try to keep the same width (wide ones looks cool). here comes the biggest trouble - I can't find the wheels that ET 60.

    what solutions do I have? can you recommend me the way out? is there anybody who makes the custom sizing with the reasonable price?
    thanks a lot in advance!

    the design I would prefer is the following
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    or
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    Right now the car is on the customs exhaust system works :)

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  2. moparmat2000

    moparmat2000 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Not a fan of the all black wheels myself. I think the aluminum look gives it more of a muscle car magnum 500 look but it's your car. Either wheel will look good. Dart looks great. Sorry I cannot help with the back spacing. Hopefully others here can chime in with some help for you.
     
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    • moparmat2000

      moparmat2000 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Either way, is still nice to see a really well assembled 68 dart GT on the road in St. Petersburg Russia. I bet it's a head turner. When you get the exhaust done, you should post up a video.
       
    • dano

      dano Evil Handy Man

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      ET is offset from the center line of the wheel, are you really looking for 55mm and 60mm offsets? Do you still have the 5x101.6mm brakes or are they upgraded to 5x114.3mm? I assume 5x114.3mm, so if that is correct what was used to convert to that pattern? This info will determine if you track width has changed. What rear are you using and also how was it converted?

      FYI I run a 17x7 from with a 19mm offset, that was for 73-newer 5x114.3mm brakes. Rear is 17x8 with a 35mm offset with a factory A-body 8-3/4 rear converted to 11x2.5" drums.

      Your best bet is to measure your car.
       
    • QuickDart360

      QuickDart360 Well-Known Member

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      All black wheel literally looks as if someone rattle canned it black! Looks cheap.
       
    • Achill

      Achill Well-Known Member

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      I will do so, Video and more photos will follow. Some polish works planned, finetuning, throttle linkage to fix...
       
    • Achill

      Achill Well-Known Member

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      I've upgraded it to SSBC disk brakes, front and back, and yes, right now I have 60mm offset :( will try to measure my car
       
    • BergmanAutoCraft

      BergmanAutoCraft FABO Vendor FABO Vendor

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      Black isn't so bad, lighten up!

      Dart 2020 1.jpg
       
    • Hyper_pak

      Hyper_pak Old School Chrysler Fan

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      I put Road Wheels on my Dart years ago. I like the look on an A Body.
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    • 67dartgtgo

      67dartgtgo FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Take a look at legendary wheels. Might have what you’re looking for.

      LW50
       
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