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Hot Rods Seriously?! Cragar 15 x 4 1/2" prices

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by landseaandair, Aug 26, 2018.

  1. Ericnova72
    Joined: May 1, 2007
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    Matters not to me...chrome plated steel wheel/aluminum center sucks, rims rust at the drop of a hat where the center meets the rim, and the chrome soon starts to peel off the aluminum centers, and they weigh a ton....don't even get started on Uni-Lug problems
    Aluminum all the way for the win, weighs less, patina's well, and can be repolished to good as new when you want.
     
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  2. mopacltd
    Joined: Nov 11, 2008
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    Sold for $2,850. Yikes!
     
  3. Slopok
    Joined: Jan 30, 2012
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    They didn't look Gold plated in the pictures!o_O
     
  4. Mahty
    Joined: Nov 20, 2016
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    Mahty

    A long long time ago, I had a custom set of Cragars built for my Chevy to fit just right. $150 a piece.


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  5. quickchangeV8
    Joined: Dec 7, 2010
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    The price of those wheels is higher than nuts on a giraffe!!!
     
  6. Hey is this a bad price for some blasted rusty wheels that have been spray painted....haha....wow can’t believe what these have gotten too 0462CDEB-5EF0-4EDA-ACFB-32C7E95C4631.png
     
  7. 56sedandelivery
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
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    WOW!!! Remains to be seen if someone actually follows through on payment; I think a lot of ridiculous auctions wind up as non-payment/relisting. Either that, or I need to list the direct fit ones I have (4-3/4" pattern), with fairly new tires, that were on the front of the 51 Chevrolet Bus Coupe (NOT!). It was't too long ago you could still get new ones on e-bay, but they were all of the vari-fit variety; guess they totally stopped making them. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.
     
  8. TikiTyme55
    Joined: Apr 28, 2016
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    Guy had a pair of 15×4 at Goodguys this weekend. Said they were date coded 1969 and was asking $2000 for them

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  9. LSGUN
    Joined: May 26, 2007
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    I heard a rumor Cragar will be putting the 15x4.5 back into production, that should help drive the prices down.
     
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  10. el Scotto
    Joined: Mar 3, 2004
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    from Tracy, CA

    Anyone looking for a pair of 15x3.5” Shelby slots? :cool::)

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  11. JOECOOL
    Joined: Jan 13, 2004
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    I just sold a pair of Keystone Klassics 15x 4 for $400 plus $100 shipping.
     
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  12. jailbird
    Joined: Jun 18, 2015
    Posts: 151

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    I have a set of those that's what I ran on the ol 57 many years ago "glad I kept them" I need to send them out to be replated, my son told me they say not for highway use on them too I did not know that
    my current fronts are 15 x 4.5 think I bought them thru summit early 2000's at a bargin
     
  13. davidh73750
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  14. big duece
    Joined: Jul 28, 2008
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    from kansas

    I built these this year from some old (1990) cragars that the wheel shells had bad chrome. Cut them apart and found some new 15x4.5 shells and welded them back together. With a dial indicator, the lateral runout was .015 to .018 and one wheel took 0 to balance, the other a weight the size of a coin. thumbnail (36).jpg
     

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