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Wheel question
So when they talk about rim pattern, what is ours?
Does the center of the rim need to fit snug over the axle/ center of hub?
Yes, I believe ours were designed to be centered by the hubs, and is called hub-centric. The other type that is centered by the lug bolts/nuts is called lug centric.

If you have wheels you like, but aren't centered by the hub, hub centric adapter rings are available from various suppliers.

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
--Albert Einstein
What about the lug pattern, ex
I read how to measure for 5 lug rim, but our rims look to be 4.5. But I have 4.5 rims that do not fit?
The lug pattern is 5 x 4.5 on our cars.

73 Grandé H Code. Headman long tube headers, T-5 Transmission, 3.70 Traclok, Lowered 1" all around, Aussie 2v heads w/ 2.19 intake, 1.71 exhaust, screw in studs, full roller cam 608/612 lift 280/281 duration LSA 112, Quick Fuel 750 CFM double pumper, AirGap intake.

- Jason

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If it doesn't fit it's not a 4 1/2" bolt pattern, probably 4 1/4" or 4 3/4".

You can download a printable guide here:

“If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.”
--Albert Einstein
I just measured, it's a 4 3/4" pattern
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