View Full Version : Wheels for 62 half ton

05-20-2006, 12:00 AM
Can someone tell me what wheels (rims) will match my 62 half ton pickup lug pattern. Ford? Chevy? ...?
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Larry in Austin, Tx

05-20-2006, 03:23 PM
There are later rims with the same bolt pattern, but I believe that you get into problems with the center hole diameter and the way that the back sits on the drum. I know that others have solved this problem and hope that they chime in here.

Gary L.
1954 Commander Starliner (restomod)
1959 DeLuxe pickup (restomod)

chocolate turkey
05-21-2006, 09:10 AM
I used a set of wheels from our local tire dealer that fit a Chevy truck. I believe they are 5" on 5" with spacers in behind them to allow the drum and wheel surfaces to mate properly. They put chrome nuts on that had a deeper shoulder so that there was plenty of thread contact.
I put a set of Buick wheels on my T-Cab way back in the '70's. Same thing, spacers and different wheel nuts.


Brian K. Curtis

05-21-2006, 04:06 PM
There are some late 80's Chevy van wheels, 5 x 5 that will fit the Stude half ton without spacers or adapters. Go to Studebaker truck talk and do a search on this topic

05-22-2006, 12:18 PM
There's also some 80s Caddy wheels that will fit without spacers as well as the stamped steel wheels from a 75 Lincoln Town Car. (I'm sure these Lincoln Town Car wheels were used on other Ford products as well, I just don't know which ones - maybe JDP could look up a cross-reference for us in his Hollanders books[}:)])

Miscreant at large.

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President 2-dr
1955 President State
1951 Champion Biz cpe
1963 Daytona project FS