kalve

1952 Plymouth Suburban

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23 minutes ago, JACK M said:

You can put a Mopar wheel on a Ford, But you can't put a Ford wheel on a Mopar. The center hole is a bit smaller on the Ford wheels. We are talking oem wheels here.

 

Yes, the Ford hub is smaller. I remember long ago grinding out the centers on some 14x7 Mustang wheels to get them on Mopar hubs.

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When I was much younger and already knew everything I drove a set of Ford wheel on my old Dodge with a strong impact wrench.

They were not on there true and it drove terrible. I had a he** of a time getting them off.

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ok yea looking to put new tires on rear an went to Coker tires an found the factory size for the 52 Plymouth is 205/75 R15 there are 14" on there now. Was wondering what wheels will fit it OEM & aftermarket an put some chrome 15" wheels on it an put 4 new tires on it. An on the wheels lugs on this car do you have to have left handed thread for left side & right handed tread for right side? Will locking lug nuts fit these cars? 

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2 minutes ago, kalve said:

ok yea looking to put new tires on rear an went to Coker tires an found the factory size for the 52 Plymouth is 205/75 R15 there are 14" on there now. Was wondering what wheels will fit it OEM & aftermarket an put some chrome 15" wheels on it an put 4 new tires on it. An on the wheels lugs on this car do you have to have left handed thread for left side & right handed tread for right side? Will locking lug nuts fit these cars? 

You can always change the left side studs to right-hand threaded studs, but it's a giant pain it the butt and not necessary. Yes, locking lug nuts will work. They make left-hand threaded locking lug nuts, too. I am pretty sure a guy in a wheel shop can fix you up with the correct size wheels in the style you like.

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I suspect that if you keep your eyes on your local Craigs List you could score some chromies for that.

These days wheels come with multiple bolt patterns. Just make sire that there is a 5 on 4 1/2 pattern and that the center hole is the right size or to big.

Same with tires, a caring dealer should be able to get you a similar size and save you some money. They could even sell you some wheels.

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Need to know were the Vin # is on this car. I need a officer to verify the Vin on the title & the car were it is a out of state title & its out of the system. There are numbers on drivers door post & engine block & body number on fire wall & number on frame.

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Just to clarify for the owner and the folks on this site....the car is a 1951 Plymouth. The 1952 hood emblem is slightly different. The 1952 emblem....

1952 Plymouth emblem.jpg

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kalve,

You need to slow down or it will cost you a lot of money.  Get the clear title first before you spend another dollar on this car.  It's a great car to start with, but without a title it's a parts car.  Get it running first.  A 6v system will start the car.  Get the engine free and turning and running before you think of buying tires.  If your engine is bad and has to be rebuilt and the cost is outside you budget, why do you want to spend dollars on a 6v alternator and new tires.  

Just trying to get you to set some priorities, because I've been there and done that.

Good luck with your car.  Consider joining the AACA Chapter in Huntington.  There are great guys there who can offer you guidance. 

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yea I know working on getting title taken care of & going to contact previous owners an get more info on car. As of right now just have under $300 in the car. An going to get tires & glass done to it were I live in the city so nobody says anything about it. The car I know will need radiator & cooling fan stuck & hard to tell what all it will need to get it running. The sticker on the windshield said 79/80 so its been off the road for a long time & looks like just sitting was told it was sitting in a building. Just taking it one step at a time first thing is title then get door glass replaced then wheels & tires so I can move it & then work on getting it running.

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