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New wheels and tires are here!! (More pics and info in reply now)
#11
Very, very cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks!
Wade
1972 Mach 1 351 cj 4speed
"We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it."--Thomas Jefferson

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#12
(12-04-2017, 01:04 PM)vikingsandpintos Wrote: Using advice from members here, I ordered new shoes... Just came today!

I can dig those US Mags and tires. Back when these cars were new, those US Mags were popular, as were the Ansen Sprints ( similar looking ), Cragar SS,  Keystones, American Torque Thrusts. No self-respecting cool car owner would hit the streets without a cool set of rims on his/her ride. it didn't really matter if the car was super fast or not, street cred dictated you had cool rims to roll on. Nothing has changed!
I personally, on my Mach, like the original look today, and I can brag about being one of the very few rolling on the original dog dish/ beauty ring combo that came on the car.  However...….if Van Nuys Blvd were still happening like it was when I was younger, I'd be sorely tempted to have an extra set of custom wheels and tires to bolt on, just to make the scene. Here's my stock look.
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#13
Very nice.  Do you have any pics of the car on the ground with those wheels on it?  My car is nearing the completion of body & paint.  I'm considering the same wheel/tire size and want to see what it would look like.  I'm having a hard time deciding between Magnums and the slots.  Thanks.
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