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Old 02-06-2020, 01:06 PM   #1
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Are there any manufacturer's that make these wheels? Looking for the 10-1/4 bolt spacing. If not, where is a good place to buy used? I need a pair.
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Old 02-06-2020, 02:09 PM   #2
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I know there are wider versions out there in the circle track arena but Do not think anyone is repopping them. You will find them at swap meets - just make sure you test to see if they as close to round as possible.
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:28 PM   #3
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Hi; I occasionally buy beater wheels and drill out the 17 rivits and then cut the rim to release the center. Then I can sell the centers for $20 @ at a Swap to fellows who send them to a custom wheel shop for modern rim to be installed. Have seen a '37 with 15" modern rims on the original centers. Circle track rims start at 8" wide and are made for 5/8" studs, oversize lug nuts are available for the 1/2' studs. See the avatar on HAMB. Note; I use the old cut rims as garden hose hangers! Newc
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Old 02-06-2020, 10:52 PM   #4
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Hey Tim.
Here's how you find them: Craigslist.
Took me 2 minutes.
They are in Mooresville north of Charlotte.
The ad says one wheel, the actual listing body
says he found another.
Take a look.
Here is a picture and the listing.
I have no connection, but I can find stuff!


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post id: 7059498566 Craigslist Charlotte NC
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:44 AM   #5
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There is a thread on the H.A.M.B. about using wide five centers with a Honda wheel to get a wider rim.
If you want stock, they are everywhere, I’ll bet I have 20 of them lying around.
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Old 02-07-2020, 04:16 AM   #6
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The Op doesn't actually state whether he wants stock 4" or any other width.

Stock wheels ought to be relatively easy to scare up.

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Old 02-07-2020, 05:42 AM   #7
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I was thinking of using these as well, but isn't the issue finding decent hubs?
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Old 02-07-2020, 06:34 AM   #8
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if you think hubs are hard to find try brake drums
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Old 02-07-2020, 07:09 AM   #9
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Sorry, that's hat I meant. Someone has been trying to sell a nice set of 4 wheels for over a year now for only CAN$250. Problem is he is 6 hrs away one way. I didn't look hard at Hershet this year, but I didn't recall any jumping out at me. That is the brake drums.
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Old 02-07-2020, 07:22 AM   #10
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if you think hubs are hard to find try brake drums
And be careful as the '36 is different than the '37-'39 .Spindle changed in '37.
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:05 PM   #11
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Try to find anyone who can balance these wheels. I have yet to find anyone around here who can balance them. ( Anchorage, Palmer, Alaska ) I am going to make up an adapter out of an old hub when the weather warms up, and I can get into the conex when the snow melts.
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:11 PM   #12
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Try to find anyone who can balance these wheels. I have yet to find anyone around here who can balance them. ( Anchorage, Palmer, Alaska ) I am going to make up an adapter out of an old hub when the weather warms up, and I can get into the conex when the snow melts.
Speedway has an adapter
https://www.speedwaymotors.com/Wide-...ern,29220.html
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:23 PM   #13
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Hey Tim.
Here's how you find them: Craigslist.
Took me 2 minutes.
They are in Mooresville north of Charlotte.
The ad says one wheel, the actual listing body
says he found another.
Take a look.
Here is a picture and the listing.
I have no connection, but I can find stuff!


Good luck,
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Tony, thanks. I did check Craigslist but must have used a slightly different search term. All I got in my search was rusty ones that looked questionable.
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:26 PM   #14
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I actually have these on my current truck project. One of them needs replacing and I need one for the spare tire mount.


I called locally to get mine blasted and powder coated and was quoted $125 per wheel. I thought at that price that maybe someone was repopping these for possibly a similar price. Thus my original post.


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Old 02-07-2020, 01:29 PM   #15
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That might work, but that is not the purpose for which it was intended. The main problem is that it has 5/8" studs, so the Ford wheels won't fit on it. You could probably modify it to work, but if you did, you should first balance the adapter by itself. At that price and the amount of modification required, it might be better to make your own.
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Old 02-07-2020, 01:32 PM   #16
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I saw some on Craigslist and went to see them.The guy had them sandblasted and pained.They were so pitted I couldn't believe he spent money trying to make them look good.
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Old 02-07-2020, 02:00 PM   #17
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That might work, but that is not the purpose for which it was intended. The main problem is that it has 5/8" studs, so the Ford wheels won't fit on it. You could probably modify it to work, but if you did, you should first balance the adapter by itself. At that price and the amount of modification required, it might be better to make your own.

Yes the studs are 5/8.I failed to mention that .I bought their lug nuts also.In fact I had them on all 4 wheels on my 36 coupe as I had a 4.5" late Ford bolt pattern and wanted to run the wide 5 wheels. All 4 of my wheels balanced out fine..I think Spadaro used to make that adapter out of aluminum for that purpose but he is long gone.
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Old 02-07-2020, 02:25 PM   #18
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Are we talking about the same adapters here? The Speedway units are for 6 pin sprint wheels.
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Are we talking about the same adapters here? The Speedway units are for 6 pin sprint wheels.

The one I mentioned was not intended to mount on the car(I should have said that-my mistake) but to use it for balancing purposes only.Here is a link on EBAY for one that has the 4.5 & 4.75 pattern.
If you bring that page all the way up on the link there is feedback by those who have used them as I did.
Speedway makes it clear that they are not intended for street use but at the time I had no other option




https://www.ebay.com/itm/Speedway-Mo...4AAOSwS3xdFzAW

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Hi again: I use a speedway/jegs adapter and the Ford wheels fit the 5/8" lugs!
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