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Hot Rods Wheel Guy in California

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by oj, Aug 19, 2016.

  1. oj
    Joined: Jul 27, 2008
    Posts: 6,263


    I learned about this guy in California that makes new wheel rims, I learned about him on the Hamb. I called and spoke with him about putting my wide5 centers on 8" wheels and he can do it no problem.
    I lost his telephone number. Can anybody help me out here with a number?
    Thanks, Oj
  2. RichFox
    Joined: Dec 3, 2006
    Posts: 10,020

    Member Emeritus

    These guys? They made wheels for me that I liked real wel
    Address: 16320 Morgan Canyon
    Prather, Ca 93651
    Phone: (559) 322-2128
    Fax: (559) 322-0182
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  3. oj
    Joined: Jul 27, 2008
    Posts: 6,263


    I'll give them a call but don't think they are the one I spoke with. I went to their website and these guys specialize in wire wheels. The guy I spoke to made the outer wheel part and you added your own inner. He had a special wide5 outer wheel hoop 8" wide and he could weld my centers into them on a fixture.
    I'll give Rally America a call later today due to time difference.
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  4. mink
    Joined: Oct 4, 2007
    Posts: 1,315

    from CT

    I got to give one of these guys a call about installing original wheel centers in new 16" wheel hoops. I bought a hoop but need a press, it's an interference fit from what I gather. If anyone has had experience pm me

    I'd like to know what these guys are charging. My original hoops are thin. I have since found a good set of wheels. But would hate to pitch the other set

  5. krylon32
    Joined: Jan 29, 2006
    Posts: 7,426

    Alliance Vendor
    from Nebraska

    Years ago I had the Wheel Kids Father build me some 16X7 inch rims using my early centers. They were straight and true. They are running today on the rear of a 32 RPU I fabbed and sold to Dale Grau/The Wild Turkey on the HAMB.
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2016
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  6. Wheelsmith in Corona? They recently made me a set using my '49 Mercury centers, 4-1/2 and 7"
  7. 50Fraud
    Joined: May 6, 2001
    Posts: 9,886


    Rally America, mentioned above, does an outstanding job. They were out of action for quite a while following a shop fire, but I'm glad to hear that they're back up and running. I recommend them highly.
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  8. "Wheelkid" from Rally made wheels for me using my 16" ford centers with their hoops. Did a great job
  9. brad2v
    Joined: Jun 29, 2009
    Posts: 1,648


    Agreed. If they're back at it, they're the guys. Well, the guy I think.

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