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1954 chevy wheel bolt pattern dimensions

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by originalstack, Sep 17, 2007.

  1. originalstack
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    I would like to know what the bolt pattern dimension/measurements are for stock 54 Chevy wheels ? Thanks ! Originalstack
  2. pasadenahotrod
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    5 bolts on a 4 3/4" circle, same for most Chevy passenger cars from 1949 to 90s. Some big cars use 5 on 5" circle, wagons, El Caminos, and such.
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    4 3/4 inch for passenger car rims
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    While we're on the topic, I'm looking for 2 steel wheels with that lug pattern that will accept full hub caps. Anyone know where to get some?(cheap)
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    The problem on 49-54 Chevys isn't the rim accepting the cap, any cap of the proper size fits stock 49-54 rims. But the front spindles poke way out of the narrow rims on the front, so a lot of caps won't clear it.

    53-54 Chevy fit; 58-62 Rambler fit, and anything else with a deep peak to them.

    As for rims, any yard should have them; and you can probably pick between 14" and 15" if you poke around a little.
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    Do you know the backspace needed to eliminate the spindle problem for new set of chrome wheels on a 54chevy.
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