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Wire wheels 17”, 5-1/2” bolt circle


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I have a set (6 ) wire wheels that are for 17” tires.   The mounting is for 5 - 5-1/2” mounting.    Is this for Fords ? They are in very good shape.  (they may be power coated )    Am I correct that this wheel is for Ford cars ?   E-mail me @. Oldbuickjim@gmail.com    .

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Well,  I have a set of 6 .    I’ll check to see if they are welded on both ends.      I may just use them on my 50 series Buick.  Buick used 16” wheels on all their cars.   My artillery wheels on my Buick are in pretty good shape.    Thanks for the info.

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I like the wire wheels I found.   The price was very good.   I think the guy I bought them from thought they were for the 35-50 series that Buick had.   All Buicks had 16” wheels - not 17”.    Finding 17” tires to fit the rims and look good like the wide whitewall from the late thirties was a problem.   17” tires are a group with few options.    Lots of ‘wide’ tires but few in the 195, 205, 215 sizes.     Since I need to buy a new set of tires,  I think I will go the  17”  radial size.   I’ll keep one of my older tires as my spare which is a 16” wheel and rim.   It will still bolt on so if I need a spare,   I’ll use it.    It will fit within my metal tire cover.    No, I will not use radial tubes as Coker Tire wants you to.     I have been using regular  Diamond  Back Classic tire brand on my ‘38’ coupe for over three years.   They work fine....

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