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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-02-2019, 11:24 AM Thread Starter
 
 
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What a difference some wheels and tires can make.

15x8 4 inch back spacing Torque Thrust 2's all around with 245/60/15 cooper cobras
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-02-2019, 11:52 AM
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I am of the opinion that classic cars need classic wheels. Not dish wheels found on a shag rug walled mural painted van from the seventies.

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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-02-2019, 12:51 PM
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Love it. Good work. I agree with Dave. Nothing better than classic wheels and white letter tires...on a classic.

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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-02-2019, 09:23 PM
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+1 on the torque thrusts. Gives it an edgier, tougher look. Glad you didn't go 17s or bigger. You could've gone a bit wider in the rear tires but 245s are good all around and you can actually rotate.

put those other wheels on a trailer
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-03-2019, 10:04 AM
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Absolutely the Torque Thrusts!
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-05-2019, 05:25 AM
 
 
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Wow great work dear.
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-12-2019, 11:03 PM
 
 
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Love the classic Cragar Chrome S/S Super Sport period correct ......... could be wrong think around 1964 ...... ?
And yip wheels make a big difference, Torque Thrust wheels are nice items
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Looking good!
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post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 04-11-2020, 11:55 PM
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Had some knock offs of the Crager SS wheels on my 64 back in the 80's. They looked cool with some black wall Nitto tires (I forget how wide, but they were fairly wide). But they tended to cause vibration. I suppose it was because they were cheap knock offs with oval shaped bolt holes. But they did give a sporty look to the 64, which is not easy, since it is perhaps the least sporty looking of the 58-64 series.
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-01-2020, 12:05 AM
 
 
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I like the tis wheels but the size I want is not available so I'm thinking of getting the Foose or Ridler as they have some classic styles.
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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-01-2020, 11:05 AM
 
 
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Love the classic Cragar Chrome S/S Super Sport period correct ......... could be wrong think around 1964 ...... ?
And yip wheels make a big difference, Torque Thrust wheels are nice items
They look great!
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-01-2020, 01:12 PM
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I'm biased because I have similar wheels but yeah, it looks a whole lot better!


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