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Old 11-15-2009, 11:29 PM   #26
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Re: Slot lovers unite!

I personally dont think slots make your truck look old. I think a nice set of polished slots is timeless. Now if you dont take care of em and they get all filthy and rashed up, yeah they look like crap.

There are a ton of wheels out there much newer than slots that make a vehicle look dated.
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Old 11-15-2009, 11:59 PM   #27
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Slots r cool.
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:36 AM   #28
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Two sets of American Racing 15x10 slots.
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Old 11-16-2009, 09:04 AM   #29
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Yeah,they`re dated, it`s called "Classic", as in better than what is offered now and still just as good as ever. Slots don`t make these trucks look old, these trucks look old because they are old and slots look right at home. The only wheels that look dated will be all these "Look at how big mine are", "Look, they found a new shape to cut", and "Don`t look at his,look at me first" wheels. These are classic because they were just custom wheels,as in not stock, and made to be lighter while giving a sport look. That`s what they did and still do. You either got wheels made from 5 spokes (or 5-lugs) to fill between the hub and rim or a solid disc with large slots... light, strong, and attractive... everything you want without gawdy flash to date them. They look right on everything from an Austin Healey Sprite to a 1t van including everything in between.
Many folks are all caught up in the trendy wheels and the vehicle is just another canvas to mount them on. If they don`t see the wheels they like (this week) they just move on looking for "rimz". Kinda like when I eat. Food is just something to put sauces on. I love my sauces.
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Old 11-16-2009, 09:18 AM   #30
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Love slots on 67-72... I'm looking for a set 15x7 and 15x8 with a 5x5 bolt pattern... (I know that's a tall order)
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Old 11-16-2009, 09:48 AM   #31
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There where only two styles of custom wheels "back in the day" that tripped my trigger; Slots and Torque-Thrust D's.
They will never go out of style.

When you're cleaning up a set of old slots what do you do with a really rough bead seat?
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Old 11-16-2009, 10:01 AM   #32
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Re: Slot lovers unite!

meangreen68 Here is a pic of my slots. Sand paper and a power ball I think they may be the same as yours. Can you give me the part number off the back? I have tried to figure out who made them, but I never thought they could be jeep wheels. If they are jeep wheels, does anyone know where I can find caps that use the three little bolts to hold them on.
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Old 11-16-2009, 03:49 PM   #33
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I'm almost certain that those are the factory jeep wheels. I'll look for the part# when I get home tonight. The caps are hard to find in good shape, but, I might be able to get you a set. They are on another set of jeep wheels. They are not slots, they have about 10 or so round holes the size of a quarter. But I believe the caps are basically the same. If a person painted the ends, or put a chevy sticker on the caps, they wouldn't look bad. I'f your intrested I'll check on'em and drop you a pm. Thanks for the pics and post another when you get'em on the truck.
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:03 PM   #34
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I love slots!!! Does anybody know what years and models of jeep had slots?
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:09 PM   #35
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A buddy of mine has a set. I think he might sell them. I know wrong place to post but I'm not sure if he is selling.
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Old 11-16-2009, 04:14 PM   #36
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There's no doubt that they are Jeep wheels...

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Old 11-16-2009, 04:23 PM   #38
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Re: Slot lovers unite!

I have a set (2) of 15 x 7, 5 lug pattern slots. Here is a link to a WIW: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=364889

It would be nice to get some input, as I want to sell these down the road when I get my truck ready to roll.
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:55 PM   #39
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Do we like slots???
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Old 11-16-2009, 06:58 PM   #40
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I looked at these"

http://maine.craigslist.org/pts/1464148754.html

They measure 7" inside the bead and they are decent just need cleaning. $100.00 will buy all 4
Not to hijack.. but where can I buy center caps or what is available? These wheels are on craigslist and had the center milled out to fit over the 4x4 hub but I am sure I could cover it with a center cap.
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Old 11-16-2009, 09:46 PM   #41
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Re: Slot lovers unite!

Here are pictures of my 15x8.5 5 lug slots. I found center caps at my local tire shop. He took the measurements and was able to order them in.

I found a pair of 16.5x8 and 16.5x10 5x5 lug slots at swap meet once and almost bought them by accident. Good think I looked on the back to see what size they were. Just think what buying tires for that would be like.
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Old 11-16-2009, 10:59 PM   #42
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Slots? I love slots!!!!!!!









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Old 11-16-2009, 11:21 PM   #43
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Not to hijack.. but where can I buy center caps or what is available? These wheels are on craigslist and had the center milled out to fit over the 4x4 hub but I am sure I could cover it with a center cap.
Try these.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/4-BUL...item518d996656
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Old 11-16-2009, 11:25 PM   #44
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As Rene documents the slots are a natural for our trucks. I had a set of ET IV polished slots on my first truck. 15x8 &10 Great looks.
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Old 11-17-2009, 12:42 AM   #45
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Old 11-17-2009, 01:07 AM   #46
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Well it's not a chevy but it's the only ride I've had the slots on!



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Old 11-17-2009, 02:31 AM   #47
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I love slots. I have some 8 luggers for my c20 but haven't had the chance to mount them up to see if they fit. Here's to hoping they will. Took me a long while to find them.


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Old 11-17-2009, 05:51 AM   #48
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The problem with the slots I am looking at, is he drilled out two of them to go over a 4x4 hub. It has small holes which look like a cap is screwed on from the front.
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Old 11-17-2009, 07:14 AM   #49
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Hey Rene! Oh magawd, all those trucks are like soooo dated. And it`s like that`s why they are so hip and all awesome and stuff. Right?
I call it era correct... better known as stone solid classic good looks.

Slots did wonders for an old Camper hauler. I do know dat:

They look good near the Colorado/New Mexico line...


They look good on Edisto Island,SC...


They look good in PA Dutch country...


They looked good dirty on the Ocracoke Island ferry in NC...


They looked pretty good on my shortbed in the grocery store lot in Page,AZ...


These are all older pictures from 20 or more years ago and they`d look just as good today.You can`t 'date" timeless.
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Old 11-17-2009, 11:23 AM   #50
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Special K that edisto Island pic looks like it came from a vintage brochure promoting state parks. I love it. Timeless is right. Thanks for the trip down memory lane.
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