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Old 01-11-2014, 02:19 AM   #51
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Old 01-11-2014, 02:41 AM   #52
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Old 01-11-2014, 03:09 PM   #53
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What I remember in the late sixties, there were only two brands and styles of 5-spoke mag:
Crager and American. Your type is the same as American mags.
(subject to someone remembering better than me)
Yeah, I think you're right but seems like EVERY company had a version of the American Torq-Thrust mag, including themselves! They had the Torq-Thrust D mag with a slightly curved spoke to accommodate then-new disc brakes.

There were Japanese knockoffs, Ansens, a whole bunch of companies and shops like Pep Boys had some of those companies making a version for them to sell. Mine have no identification at all, which I find odd.
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Old 01-11-2014, 08:00 PM   #54
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Just the old standby's, American Racing Torq-Thrust II, 16X7 with 4" BS up front and 17X8 with 3-1/2" BS out back...Jim
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Old 01-11-2014, 10:42 PM   #55
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15 x 6 Wheelsmith Smoothies and Diamond Back wide whites...
Looks just like my truck did before I took it apart for painting from the frame up. I've been going back and forth between chrome smoothie and painted. I just decided on the chrome. I'll also do 15x6.
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Old 01-11-2014, 11:13 PM   #56
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15x8 31x10.5

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Old 01-12-2014, 12:47 AM   #57
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I'll be in the market soon for tires and rims, not sure yet if I want WW tires, Black rims, chrome rims custom rims! Please show off your wheels I know there are plenty of sweet rides on this forum so don't be shy please. Any info added would be appreciated. Thanks

There are a ZILLION different wheels and tires you could use. What is the "Theme" of your truck? "Resto rod", early hot rod, slammed mod, "work truck", what is your theme?

If you keep every nut and bolt on the truck following a theme it is always easy to figure out what you want to do, and personally I think the car or truck is always more special when a theme is followed on every nut and bolt.

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Old 01-13-2014, 12:46 AM   #58
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Old 01-13-2014, 01:30 AM   #59
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Pro1955, Man your truck is great looking. I love the Coys on it. If I ever upgrade from my 15's it'll be to 17" or 18" Coys for sure.
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Old 01-13-2014, 02:24 AM   #60
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No idea of brand. Came from Utah with the truck and gets Lots of comments
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Old 01-13-2014, 01:41 PM   #61
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15x8" Wheelsmith smoothies with their repop hubcaps & glamor rings. Wider white 255/70 BFG T/A radials from Diamondback. Had to use air shocks in rear as the 1970 C10 12-bolt is a bit wider than stock. No problems with front clearance though using the stock 6-bolt setup.
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Old 01-13-2014, 01:59 PM   #62
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Just the old standby's, American Racing Torq-Thrust II, 16X7 with 4" BS up front ...Jim
What size tires are you running up front?
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Old 01-13-2014, 02:55 PM   #63
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What size tires are you running up front?
I'm running 215/60/16 Nexen up front, and 235/55/17 Nexen in back...Jim
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Old 01-14-2014, 02:30 PM   #64
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20x15 with 29x18.50 mickey thompsons.
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Old 01-14-2014, 04:45 PM   #65
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Old 01-14-2014, 05:21 PM   #66
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15x8" Wheelsmith smoothies with their repop hubcaps & glamor rings. Wider white 255/70 BFG T/A radials from Diamondback. Had to use air shocks in rear as the 1970 C10 12-bolt is a bit wider than stock. No problems with front clearance though using the stock 6-bolt setup.
Very Nice!
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Old 01-14-2014, 08:27 PM   #67
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15x8 Series 10 Wheel Vintiques, Coker WW 235/75r15 all the way around
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Old 01-15-2014, 09:05 AM   #68
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Theres alot of nice wheel combo's in this thread but them wires are cool!
I agree, and they fit that truck perfectly!
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15x7 old school Torq Thrust knockoffs. No markings on the back so I have no idea whose they are. Scored all four off Craigslist for $160 so I'm not complaining. My tires are take offs from CL again, $60 for brand new tires! Pretty pleased I'm all in for $220. Tires are 235/75's but I'm okay with that for now.

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Great deal! They look awesome.
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There are a ZILLION different wheels and tires you could use. What is the "Theme" of your truck? "Resto rod", early hot rod, slammed mod, "work truck", what is your theme?

If you keep every nut and bolt on the truck following a theme it is always easy to figure out what you want to do, and personally I think the car or truck is always more special when a theme is followed on every nut and bolt.

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Your right there are many combinations when it comes to wheels and tires, sometimes when you see something you really like, "you have to have it". Or when you see something that appears to fit a trucks personality perfectly it makes sense. My truck I'm not sure if it has a Theme yet! I guess it's headed at the moment in the direction of a resto rod, early hot rod theme if there is such an animal. Actually more stock with a custom cleaned up interior, modern brakes, suspension, lowered not slammed at the moment! The paint and body are staying the way it is until my pockets get deeper. Just a cool little grocery getter. Unassuming from the outside but when you look inside you are pleasantly surprised.

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Old 01-15-2014, 12:34 PM   #71
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Great deal! They look awesome.
Thanks so much. As you can see in the top vs. bottom photo the guy I bought them from put some kind of coating on them to preserve them. It kept the spokes from aluminum corrosion - good. But also left the lip very dull - bad. I have been trying to get it off by running the truck on jack stands and sanding with fine grit paper. It has worked but only to a degree. Whatever the coating is, it's tough!
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Old 01-17-2014, 01:44 AM   #72
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These are 20x8 Detroit Steel wheels. They are exactly what I plan to use on my 48 but in factory black.
Those wheels are just SIIICK! I want em!
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Got these from The Wheel Smith
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Old 01-17-2014, 09:45 AM   #74
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I was gonna use these on a project but when i got my big boy 2 ton, it was all too obvious they weren't gonna fit haha. so now they're for sale.

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Old 01-17-2014, 09:46 AM   #75
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Got these from The Wheel Smith

I just went from 6 to midnight. these things are awesome. You think they make them in 20s?
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