Originally posted by foey+Aug 20 2003, 06:10 PM--></span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (foey @ Aug 20 2003, 06:10 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'><!--QuoteBegin--bigdanmcintosh@Aug 18 2003, 08:09 PM really, they are only 10mm wider and 1.4 mm taller overall than the 175/70/14
The main difference on the 185's is the rubber sticks out past the rim (good too keep you from curbin the wheel) but it doesn't look as old school... yeah, 175/70/14's are nothing like what 520's or 155's look like on a 13" wheel... but it's almost there.
Here's the best closeup I could find of the same wheels with 175 tires:
I tried to put on my 14x7 standards and the rear ones went on fine. the car is front wheel drive so the calipers in the front were too big, i grinded them and used 1/4 in. spacers the wheels go on but as soon as you start to tighten the knock off with the hammer they start locking up. the car...
I can repair and restore daytons, zeniths, old school true spokes and pretty much any wire wheel. If you need custom work done to your Wire Wheels, i can break them down for you and once the custom work is done then i can lace, re-true and seal your wheels.
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New to this site and I'm a complete noob to this whole lifestyle but it's always been a dream for me to cruise in a doped up classic car. So step #1 was to buy the whip , now I want to upgrade it. My budget is 10k and here how I would want to start it :
I ran across some fakes...I think
They were stamped in the hub "Dayton Wire Wheels" but didn't really look like the logo.
Also there was a serial number next to logo that was stamped but on the inside of the rim next to the bead the same number appears hand engraved like with a inscriber not...