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Mags and Slicks pics....from the CHRR.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Kiwi Kev, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. JeffreyJames
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    Not magnesium but Aluminum. 8.5"x15" Ansen Comp wheel with Original 60's recapped 8.20 slicks.
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  2. Von Hartmann
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    15x8 Palamedes with 30x10 cheaters that are now on my Henry J
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    Americans with Smooth spokes and wrinkle walls
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    Americans with Rough cast spokes and painted centers
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  3. falcongeorge
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    Cragar Mach 8, came out around '73 IIRC. Werent in production very long...
     
  4. Von Hartmann
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    Aluminum American Racing slots with M/T cheaters
    -note the interesting shape the spokes form around lug surface, very different from ET slots
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  5. Kiwi Kev
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    Those are the coolest looking slots I've ever seen!

    Thorkle Rod.....No 14"ers on here yet but I have a pair of 14" 5 spokes with old cheater slicks on them, I will post pics when I get a chance.
     
  6. hemi
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    This thread gives me wood.... and if nothing else, shows how freakin' fugly those bloated, dirt-dauber-SUV tire Firestone "cheater" slicks are.
     
  7. LSGUN
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  8. Royalshifter
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    Kevin those a American Racing Equip slots....they are very light. I will show you a pair sat.:D

     
  9. Kiwi Kev
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    Some more pics from the weekend......

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  10. Shakey, I hate you!;):D

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  11. Triggerman
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    Yeah I am but as they are not relevant to this thread I will not post a pic. As they are close I went over there to pick them up and he seems to be trying to keep the flame lit while running a business.
     
  12. Von Hartmann
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    Are you guys talkin about the aluminum slots that are on the back of the J in the one picture? If so, are those pretty rare? (I'm assuming they are, I think they are the only pair I have ever seen) They actually belong to a friend of mine, an old racer gave them to him.
     
  13. Johnny Hotrod - BC
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    Love this thread! Question ...... were there any slicks made that were red lines? I noticed a set of blue streaks with red lines on one of these posts are they painted on?
     
  14. zibo
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    This was up at the CHRR but these pics weren't.
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    little fronts - 15"x4.5 reversed smoothies.
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    big rears - 18" reversed smoothies
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  15. 5w32
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    The original americans on my stude
     

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  16. LANCE-SPEED
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    On the kidney beans, some have a ridge around the holes and some dont? why?
     
  17. ltownrodder
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    Saw this tire and slick at an indoor show. Check out the holes in the middle of the rim.:eek:
     

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  18. ltownrodder
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    Display at indoor show with Garlits and Prudhomme rails.
     

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  19. ltownrodder
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    Hey 5w32 ....I can relate to that Stude coupe.........:)
     

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  20. Mr4Speed
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    Couple more...
     

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  21. Hot Rod Willys
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    What I have found out in my travels, the original kidney beans that didnt have lips were removed when the wheels were polished. All were cast with lips from Halibrand.
     
  22. Hot Rod Willys
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    Here is an old all steel gasser I found in Arizona with all four original Halibrand kidney beans. Lucky me, the car also had a blown 392 Hemi in it. It was a survivor old gasser with a nice black repaint back in the 80's.
     

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  23. Hot Rod Willys
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    Here is a few magnesium's.
     

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  24. Hot Rod Willys
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    I used to say no mags in 14's, but with e-bay I have seen a few 14 inch magnesium wheels, but I have only seen them in five spoke.
     
  25. ltownrodder
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    Mr Gasser
    WOW .....nice collection. Any of those rims for sale ?:confused: Im looking for a set to match the ones on my Stude project.
     

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  26. Tudor
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    nice nice nice!!!!!
     
  27. aagasser
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    Very cool thread, I love the look of the old magnesium wheels. I couldnt afford the real thing so I bought a set of American Racing 5 spokes and "aged" them with the help of some sand paper and salt.

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  28. PA Gas
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    I am glad the 15x10 Americans on the floor went to a good home.
     
  29. Von Hartmann
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    Hey thanks! I should have known those came from a HAMBer. The M&H slicks that are mounted on the other 5 spoke americans will be dismounted and mounted on the ones I got from you. They have the bolt pattern I need for the Henry J, plus the rims are screwed for slicks (bonus).
     
  30. KillerKustom
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    The mag look so cool with the Dow 7 on them.
     

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