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Swifster
10-12-2014, 02:42 PM
This is a fashion show...

If you have aftermarket wheels, show them off on your ride. Let others see how they look on a given body style. Let's see how the dog dish caps look too...

61Lark
10-12-2014, 03:04 PM
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15x6 Torq Thrust Wheels on my 64 Daytona.

Nox
10-12-2014, 03:11 PM
Temporary for test Volvo (up to 1964) wheels on Josephine.
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Only for now...

5brown1
10-12-2014, 04:06 PM
The aftermarket Chrysler wire wheels.

aftontrix
10-12-2014, 04:08 PM
The old standby, Cragar S/S Mags on my 1957 Silver Hawk.

Mark L
10-12-2014, 04:58 PM
Where's the "Like" button when you need it? 5brown1, great wheels on your '55.

Mark L

Halibrand1
10-12-2014, 06:08 PM
I need to figure out how to add a picture . Have some wheels on cars I would like to share . Ed

j.byrd
10-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Guys, hope this counts..... when we had our Avanti, this is the wheel and color changes it went through.

No. 1 is stock color, stock wheels, tires, and caps
No. 2 is stock color, Chrysler New Yorker wheels/ Radials
No. 3 is Avanti red, same Chrysler wheels
No. 4 is Shelby brand "mini-lites", T.A. radials, factory gold spokes
No. 5 is same as 4 except gold blasted off spokes back to natural aluminum color
No. 6 is stock hubcaps on Ford Crown Victoria wheels, new "close to stock size" radials...can't remember the actual sizes of any of the tires, sorry. jb

jimmijim8
10-12-2014, 07:27 PM
1994 Lincoln 15 x 6 1/2 inch x 4.20 inch back spacing.

LarkR2Clone
10-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Cragar S/S Mags on the 59
Fentons on the 63

rodnutrandy
10-12-2014, 08:24 PM
38389Here is my wheels , called Cragar Super Supreme Unique sold by Nostalgia wheel 15 x 6 on front , 15 x 8 on rear

showbizkid
10-12-2014, 09:45 PM
3839038391

Vintiques 15x7 MoPar replicas, with Chrysler ventilated Police caps (thanks to the recommendation from StudeRich) :)

JoeHall
10-12-2014, 09:57 PM
38392 S/S Cragars

Mike Van Veghten
10-12-2014, 10:10 PM
Two pair.

One set of Halibrand copies on my Hot Rod wagon. They are aluminum painted to look like oxidized magnesium.
One set on my soon to be Driver are a set of Weld Wheels, Drag Lites. The rears are nice and deep thanks to narrowing the axle 4"..!

Mike

garyash
10-12-2014, 10:11 PM
Here are 70-spoke wire wheels on real, splined knock-off hubs for my replica of a 1932 Studebaker Indy car. They were made by Motor Wheel Service in Slough, England. Rims are 18" diameter x 4.5" wide drop-center rims for 6.00-6.50/18 (front) or 7.00/18 tires (rear), powder-coated in silver color. Splined hubs were custom-machined, along with knock-off spinners and brass hub caps with laser-engraved Studebaker logo. These were made to look like the original Indy car wheels, but don't have the dangerous lock rings of the true originals.
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pbrown
10-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Speedster wheels on 59 Silver Hawk38402

pbrown
10-13-2014, 12:14 AM
And here's two pics of the same car - one with the same speedster wheels as above, the other with Lincoln "semi" wire wheels

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pbrown
10-13-2014, 12:19 AM
And this is not my car, but I liked it so much that I saved pictures of it...Wow!

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Xcalibur
10-13-2014, 01:49 AM
Dayton stainless wires.

wdills
10-13-2014, 08:40 AM
5brown1,
Do you have any more details on those "aftermarket chrysler wheels"? If you do please post or pm me the info.

5brown1
10-13-2014, 10:23 AM
wdills,
Here is a link to one vendor. If you do search for "chrysler wire wheels" you will come up with many vendors. I was fortunate to find a set with tires and caps on Craigslist. http://onlyoldiesgarage.com/xcart/product.php?productid=16770&cat=263&page=1

blackhawk61
10-13-2014, 10:30 AM
15 X 6 with 205/75R15 X 15 BF Goodrich Silvertowns

This car will be at AACA NC Regional meet Saturday Oct 18th at NC Transportation Museum Spencer,NC

junior
10-13-2014, 11:56 AM
Unique Supremes (successor to the original Astro Supremes from the 60's)

2R2
10-13-2014, 01:20 PM
Dog dishes on my '63
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junior
10-13-2014, 01:42 PM
Guys, hope this counts..... when we had our Avanti, this is the wheel and color changes it went through.

No. 1 is stock color, stock wheels, tires, and caps
No. 2 is stock color, Chrysler New Yorker wheels/ Radials
No. 3 is Avanti red, same Chrysler wheels
No. 4 is Shelby brand "mini-lites", T.A. radials, factory gold spokes
No. 5 is same as 4 except gold blasted off spokes back to natural aluminum color
No. 6 is stock hubcaps on Ford Crown Victoria wheels, new "close to stock size" radials...can't remember the actual sizes of any of the tires, sorry. jb


thumbs up on version no. 5! junior

Da Tinman
10-13-2014, 01:49 PM
Likes me stockers, wrong year hubcaps and some cheapie trim rings.

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff198/Da_Tinman/B17/100_0822_zpscb062223.jpg (http://s239.photobucket.com/user/Da_Tinman/media/B17/100_0822_zpscb062223.jpg.html)

junior
10-13-2014, 02:03 PM
Always figured if I were to build the following, couldn`t go wrong with these non-stock wheels...

-Any 59 to 66 Lark-chassis 2dr including wagon would wear American Torq-Thrust style wheels, grey spoke-machined rim.
-Any Avanti would probably be wearing Magnum 500`s
-Any finned c/k would be wearing K-H Chrysler style real spoke wheels.
-Any GT would be a chrome 5-spoke like Cragar SS
-Any 2R or Transtar would be sporting 70's Ansen slots with lotsa dish/little backspacing.

So many to build, so little time, even less cash...sign

Many cool combos in this thread, lets see some more...how about some Bullet Noses too? cheers, junior

Pat Dilling
10-13-2014, 02:21 PM
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8028/7694289236_b8ce0c4556_z.jpg

Chrome smoothies and baby moons with wide whites. Somewhat bigs and littles. 15x6 with 235/70R15 and 14x6 with 205/70R14

I love the wires and wide whites on blackhawk61's car. But, wide whites are hard enough to keep clean without adding in wire wheels! I can only imagine the work required having them on that beautiful black Hawk.

j.byrd
10-13-2014, 02:24 PM
quote..
thumbs up on version no. 5! junior

Thanks, Junior ! Those wheels should be worn out, they were on the original Shelby (not mine), a Torino, a Ranchero, the Avanti, and now on our (Ranger) Explorer Sport-Trac. I have to get "new" or replacement cars according to whether my wheels will fit or not, ha ! I have always thought your car was black from the rear-end picture, but the side view looks different...what color is it ?

Mike, love your "Halibranded" car, guess that's the one I missed seeing at the Roadster Show. What color/ type paint is that on the wheels ? It looks sort of like a cast-iron gray I have used before.

Michidan
10-13-2014, 02:34 PM
I think these were called "vintage". Made by Bart, and NLA, although Bart still exists and makes a lot of wheels for circle track cars.
Steel, chrome, and kind of heavy. But I like the look. 15x6 on the front with repro firestones. 15x10 out back, 15.5 with Mickey Thompson Sprortsmans

junior
10-13-2014, 06:41 PM
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8028/7694289236_b8ce0c4556_z.jpg

Chrome smoothies and baby moons with wide whites. Somewhat bigs and littles. 15x6 with 235/70R15 and 14x6 with 205/70R15

I love the wires and wide whites on blackhawk61's car. But, wide whites are hard enough to keep clean without adding in wire wheels! I can only imagine the work required having them on that beautiful black Hawk.

this photo needs to be a TW cover...just sayin. I love how the light is coming from the `wrong`side of the car! cheers, junior

junior
10-13-2014, 06:49 PM
quote..
thumbs up on version no. 5! junior

Thanks, Junior ! Those wheels should be worn out, they were on the original Shelby (not mine), a Torino, a Ranchero, the Avanti, and now on our (Ranger) Explorer Sport-Trac. I have to get "new" or replacement cars according to whether my wheels will fit or not, ha ! I have always thought your car was black from the rear-end picture, but the side view looks different...what color is it ?

Mike, love your "Halibranded" car, guess that's the one I missed seeing at the Roadster Show. What color/ type paint is that on the wheels ? It looks sort of like a cast-iron gray I have used before.

never would have thought `mini-light`style of wheels would work on a Avanti because lites make me think road racing and Avanti makes me think street or B`ville...but they sure enough work. My car is dark metallic brown but in certain light it looks black, and sometimes has a red tinge to it...suppose that`s why the guy who mixed it up called it Root Beer...sucks because he never recorded the formula for it...just mixed it up and squirted it on many moons ago. cheers, junior

blackhawk61
10-13-2014, 07:12 PM
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8028/7694289236_b8ce0c4556_z.jpg

Chrome smoothies and baby moons with wide whites. Somewhat bigs and littles. 15x6 with 235/70R15 and 14x6 with 205/70R15

I love the wires and wide whites on blackhawk61's car. But, wide whites are hard enough to keep clean without adding in wire wheels! I can only imagine the work required having them on that beautiful black Hawk.

Thanks Pat .......Love Your look too !

SN-60
10-13-2014, 07:18 PM
The aftermarket Chrysler wire wheels.

Another gorgeous Speedster...and those wheels are outstanding on this car!

SN-60
10-13-2014, 07:27 PM
I installed a set of stainless wire wheelcovers, with 'Avanti logo' spinners added to them, on my '63 Avanti R2 a few years back.

48skyliner
10-13-2014, 08:53 PM
These wheels are 17 by 7, with 5 on 4.5 bolt pattern, with the name "Nissan" cast in. We don't know what they were for, but apparently something sold only in Japan. I have 8 wheels, of which four are just about perfect, considering having them polished. I like the fact they are smooth, simple, no nooks and crannies so they will be easy to clean.

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capwombat
10-14-2014, 01:07 AM
And this is not my car, but I liked it so much that I saved pictures of it...Wow!

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That's my car, Phil, but two owners ago (sometime in the early 2000s, judging by the condition of the paint). The owner (and the guy who built/restored the car) back then was a gent from California named Arvid Berge. I've corresponded with him by e-mail since I got the car. Still have those wheels.

5brown1
10-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Just thought I should add that I had to use 3/8" spacers in order to mount the Chrysler wheels because of the style of the original Studebaker brake drum.
That makes the tire side clearance critical. I had to move the body to center it on the frame to get equal spacing. The tires are Coker Classics P215R75/15.
Since I got the nearly new tires with the wheels I did not look at other tire options.

Buzzard
10-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Great pic, Pat. Not trying to nit pic but 205/70R15 will be a pretty loose fit on a 14X6. You probably used 15x6 as 205/70R14 is not very popular.
Your car looks great.
Cheers,
Bill

Studebaker1962
10-14-2014, 12:45 PM
38473Torque Thrust II on my 62 GT Hawk

gibbsr1
10-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Aftermarket Mustang wheels on my Daytona. 17x7 front and 17x9 rears

For sale too!!

50starlite
10-14-2014, 07:07 PM
The beauty rings on my 50 Starlight are from a 1990-91 Ford F150 pickup. I think they look good and I've never lost any points because they are not Studebaker, even at a Stude meet. Ops! I've done it now!

Dick & Arlene Lee
Living in the Ozarks.

clonelark
10-14-2014, 08:48 PM
Progressive wheels, Very easy to cleanhttp://i60.tinypic.com/i2vkev.jpg

Studedude
10-14-2014, 09:02 PM
American Racing wheels, P205/75R15 tires front, P235/70R15 rear:

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r113/DavesPlace_photos/Sheba/station4.jpg

http://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/38.jpg

Jerry Forrester
10-14-2014, 09:12 PM
My eyes, my eyes, oh my eyes!


American Racing wheels, P205/75R15 tires front, P235/70R15 rear:

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r113/DavesPlace_photos/Sheba/station4.jpg

http://www.davesplaceinc.com/sdcforum/38.jpg

Swifster
10-14-2014, 09:27 PM
38473Torque Thrust II on my 62 GT Hawk

I love those wheels on that car...

DEEPNHOCK
10-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Wheel Vintiques 'smoothies' with stainless trim rings and baby moon hubcaps.

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/deepnhock/1937%20Studebaker%20Coupe%20Express/70ee3eb7.jpg

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/deepnhock/1937%20Studebaker%20Coupe%20Express/NCFSDCSEZoneMeet042006012.jpg

Bob Andrews
10-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Still waiting to see these on a Lark:)http://www.azproperformance.com/images/P/VC470.png

Swifster
10-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Bob, your wish is my Command(er)...though these are polished.

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Studebaker%20Stuff/LeftSide_zps39e9e5fd.png

Bob Andrews
10-14-2014, 10:04 PM
Wow. LOVE.

Studedude
10-14-2014, 10:10 PM
My eyes, my eyes, oh my eyes!
You always put a smile on my face, Jerry! :D

While on the subject, I liked these simulators on Goliath:

http://members.provalue.net/studes/truck/01.jpg

Swifster
10-14-2014, 11:01 PM
I love this car and the wheels are a perfect compliment...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Studebaker%20Stuff/Lark1_zpsbcdbbc6d.png

Jerry Forrester
10-15-2014, 09:05 AM
You always put a smile on my face, Jerry! :D

Thanks Dave,
I could sit in my chair and look at your wheels all day.<G>

Pat Dilling
10-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Great pic, Pat. Not trying to nit pic but 205/70R15 will be a pretty loose fit on a 14X6. You probably used 15x6 as 205/70R14 is not very popular.
Your car looks great.
Cheers,
Bill

Thanks Bill and good catch. The front wheels are indeed 14 x 6, they were on the car when I got it. I have considered going to 15" wheels up front with 60 series tires to preserve the ride height. But, so far I have not been able to convince myself the cost of doing it would be worth it.

Buzzard
10-15-2014, 01:13 PM
Hi Pat,
Just be careful with your sizing as time & again I see tires far too small on all sorts of hot rods with a pathetic load carrying capacity. (Most often the size used is originally intended for some Chrysler,GM or Ford S*** box or import weighing in at far less than a real steel Stude or other rod. I spent 40+ years in the tire/automotive industry and it pains me to see a tire that was sized strictly for it's aesthetic sidewall stance with no attention to the drive ability and safety which a correct sizing would yield. I winter in Arizona, hang out with a bunch of gear-heads and repeatedly fix their previously poor tire and wheel applications.
If I can ever be of further assistance, don't hesitate to contact me.
Cheers,
Bill

Swifster
10-17-2014, 12:19 AM
How about Cragar S/S on a Commander?

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/BlueCommander_zps4670476a.jpg

old mate
10-17-2014, 04:17 AM
The aftermarket Chrysler wire wheels.

That looks nice!

old mate
10-17-2014, 04:22 AM
Bob, your wish is my Command(er)...though these are polished.

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Studebaker%20Stuff/LeftSide_zps39e9e5fd.png

That is just gorgeous! My favorite body style, year and coulour.

old mate
10-17-2014, 04:26 AM
Cragar S/S Mags on the 59
Fentons on the 63

That 63 is just plain SEXY!

old mate
10-17-2014, 04:28 AM
Similar to a previous poster, Can we have a like button? or how about a poll?

old mate

sbca96
10-19-2014, 08:24 PM
I guess its my turn ... been in use a few years now, sure caught a lotta heat when I put them on
back in 2006 - 17 x 8 2003 Cobra knockoffs :

http://www.emperorjordan.com/sbca96/images/Avantinewimages/Cobra_brake_breakin/cobra_brake_testdrive015a.jpg

http://www.emperorjordan.com/sbca96/images/Avantinewimages/Cobra_brake_breakin/cobra_brake_testdrive004a.jpg

http://emperorjordan.com/sbca96/images/Avantinewimages/Cover_Picture_Day/cover50percent.jpg

Tom

Swifster
10-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Tom I personally think your Avanti is awesome. I love the wheels too.

sbca96
10-19-2014, 11:16 PM
Well thank you.

Tom

4961Studebaker
10-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Good thread,

Batman
10-20-2014, 08:09 PM
38595Keystone 15X7 gold center slotted, 1" positive offset. No longer available.

studerodder
10-20-2014, 08:39 PM
38598 American Eagle Alloys #111 15x6 - 225/70/15 rears - 205/70/15 fronts

Swifster
10-20-2014, 10:19 PM
The factory Halibrands on a '64 R3 Commander...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Studebaker%20Stuff/39906-500-0.jpg

dickeedee
10-21-2014, 12:16 PM
38600 torque thrust

clonelark
10-22-2014, 05:20 AM
Lot of nice 64's on here, best driving Studebakers.

Skybolt
10-22-2014, 08:53 AM
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Not sure what order these will appear but they are as follows. Original dog dish before I bought the car. The other two are Center Line rotary forged Outlaw II's (officially, the last set ever made). Sorry, I don't have any better photos as the car is under wraps while construction is completed in the garage.

Just for educational purposes. http://centerlinewheels.com/technology.php

Len.

Swifster
10-24-2014, 11:39 PM
A 1964 Daytona convertible with Buick's version of Magnum 500's...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Magnums205-08_zps46312e62.jpg

SN-60
10-25-2014, 08:11 AM
Hard to beat factory wire wheels with knock-off hubs!;)

Bob Andrews
10-25-2014, 08:34 AM
A 1964 Daytona convertible with Buick's version of Magnum 500's...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Magnums205-08_zps46312e62.jpg

Tom, those can't be Buick wheels unless either they or the hubs were redrilled. Different bolt patterns.

Swifster
10-25-2014, 09:29 AM
Tom, those can't be Buick wheels unless either they or the hubs were redrilled. Different bolt patterns.

That's true Bob. I didn't really look at the bolt pattern. I was looking at the backspacing.

BShaw
10-25-2014, 09:37 AM
Wheel Vintiques Rallye, 15 x 6, powder coated with smooth trim rings and plain caps.

http://i1078.photobucket.com/albums/w492/RushLakeBob/Hawk-Walleye-wheel.jpg (http://s1078.photobucket.com/user/RushLakeBob/media/Hawk-Walleye-wheel.jpg.html)

Dick Steinkamp
10-25-2014, 10:09 AM
S2D on 15 x 6 Crestlines. Made in Walnut Creek, CA in the 60's. Zero offset. 215 75's rear 205 70's front.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3809/11918828573_f647e6edff_c.jpg


63 Daytona on stock Stude disc brake wheels and dog dish caps. 205 75 15's

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/63%20daytona%20done%20II/done035.jpg


63 Avanti. Stock wheels and wheel covers. 205 75 15's

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/1963%20Avanti/sunny026.jpg


63 Daytona Wagonaire. Stock wheels, original unrestored wheel covers, 205 75 15's

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3689/11879198574_04a66da7bf_c.jpg


63 Hawk. Stock Stude disc brake wheels. 205 75 15 tires. Original wheel covers restored with the stickers.

http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s66/ddstnkmp/Hawk%20Finished/IMG_2400.jpg
http://i149.photobucket.com/albums/s66/ddstnkmp/Hawk%20Finished/IMG_2376.jpg


Kart Hauler. Stock Stude wheels front. Chrysler rear. G78 15 tires. 55 Plymouth wheel covers.

http://i706.photobucket.com/albums/ww63/dstnkmp/Ute%20eBay/pics209.jpg

jims53
10-29-2014, 04:15 PM
This picture is from back in the day, 1960. I loved those hub caps (Dodge)... Someone liked them more than I, they stole them off the car right in front of my house!

http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i53/musshel_photos/1July1960002_zps20e214ef.jpg

mbstude
10-29-2014, 07:20 PM
Only Stude I've had with non-stock wheels.. Loved the look.

15x6 "Igniters" from Rocket Racing Wheels with 205/75's. http://www.rocketracingwheels.com/index.php

I used a floor jack to push out the rear quarter panels a bit to get enough clearance for the rears.

That Broadmoor was a cool car.. It had attitude..

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk179/1959S2D/2012-03-09_13-24-25_420.jpg

http://i280.photobucket.com/albums/kk179/1959S2D/2012-03-08_21-14-03_145.jpg

StudeRich
10-29-2014, 07:36 PM
The factory Halibrands on a '64 R3 Commander...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/Studebaker%20Stuff/39906-500-0.jpg
Now THAT is sweet! :!: Don't ya mean THE '64 Commander R3? :D

DEEPNHOCK
10-29-2014, 07:43 PM
Aluminum wheels mounted to some bald tires on my '53

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/deepnhock/1953%20Stude%20-%20The%20Black%20Car/IMG_8133_zpsd30ca1e8.jpg

aarrggh
10-29-2014, 09:38 PM
poor man specials .

http://i62.tinypic.com/xljtp4.jpg

Flashback
11-02-2014, 04:46 PM
Here's another poor man's wheel entry. This is the rear wheel on The Saturday Night Special. ( 8" Corvette with 53 dog dish ) Sorry about poor picture.

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn320/Flashback53/029_zpsc8ed8467.jpg (http://s307.photobucket.com/user/Flashback53/media/029_zpsc8ed8467.jpg.html)

Flashback
11-02-2014, 04:50 PM
Here's a spare wheel entry. This is what the spare looks like when you have a S-10 rear end and Mustang front rotors.

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn320/Flashback53/036_zps111603e7.jpg (http://s307.photobucket.com/user/Flashback53/media/036_zps111603e7.jpg.html)

LarkR2Clone
11-02-2014, 07:55 PM
Thanks old Mate
James

64V-K7
11-02-2014, 08:40 PM
The emperor got new clothes a few weeks ago..


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Sdude
11-02-2014, 11:58 PM
38970 Plain and simple. Steelies in a complimentary contrasting color with beauty rings and dog dish caps.

Skybolt
11-03-2014, 09:09 AM
Can someone shed some light on how I had some Australian Ford LTD 15x6" rims that could take the Studebaker dog dish caps? I thought that the Studebaker factory rims had a slightly different retaining diameter so the caps would only fit Studebaker wheels. If not I will get some steel rims again.
This was my Cruiser back in 1990. It is now cut in half and on a X-member chassis from a 63 Wagon and made into a ute.

38979

Thanks,

Len.

cdevan
11-03-2014, 02:55 PM
Hey Ken, you have a great looking '61 Hawk. Love the wheels! Curt

decappastubbie
11-03-2014, 04:02 PM
American Racing Salt Flats on my 55 Commander
http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23160&d=1366560662 (http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/album.php?albumid=407&attachmentid=23159)

decappastubbie
11-03-2014, 04:11 PM
American Racing Salt flats on my 55 Commander
http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=23160&d=1366560662 (http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/album.php?albumid=407&attachmentid=23159)

blackhawk61
11-03-2014, 04:19 PM
Hey Ken, you have a great looking '61 Hawk. Love the wheels! Curt

Thanks Curt !

Starlite51
11-03-2014, 10:44 PM
done many times ... but this one is wide rears ...

Waydon
11-04-2014, 02:25 AM
We really enjoy the way our 16" Mustang Alloy wheels turned out. The car really goes down the road nice and handling in the curves is greatly improved. Made custom Red Ball Studebaker Center Caps.

StudebakerGene
11-06-2014, 12:40 PM
15x7 American racing....

studedeuce
11-06-2014, 01:26 PM
Old 5 spokes.

Mike Van Veghten
11-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Studeduce -

Nice car. How come I've never seen it at any of the Stude meets in SoCal ? Or have I just missed it ?

Mike

studedeuce
11-06-2014, 03:33 PM
Studeduce -

Nice car. How come I've never seen it at any of the Stude meets in SoCal ? Or have I just missed it ?

Mike

Thanks Mike. It's a fresh car I put together from the remnants of my Dad's old Lark. It's not finished yet, still needs side trim and a bunch of interior work.

Tom

junior
11-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Old 5 spokes.

luuuuuv it...the stance, the louvers, the wheels. cool X10. It's not too often Lark hardtops get me going like this as I usually favour the coupes, but man this is a neat looking ride. hot dog...I don`t know what it is about this car but makes me want to take it and turn it into a faux road racer with a GT-350 vibe complete with Shelby white/blue paint job, top of dash mounted tach and gauges, roll bar, 4pt harnesses, racing exhausts etc. If you need a garage to park it in I can offer you mine. cheers, junior

Jerry Forrester
11-08-2014, 07:55 PM
Here's another poor man's wheel entry. This is the rear wheel on The Saturday Night Special. ( 8" Corvette with 53 dog dish ) Sorry about poor picture.

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn320/Flashback53/029_zpsc8ed8467.jpg (http://s307.photobucket.com/user/Flashback53/media/029_zpsc8ed8467.jpg.html)

Tex, those sure are itty bitty tars you have on the back of The SNS. You need to put some meats under 'im.
Like these 265-75R15's I had on Frosty. <G>
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd123/jerrystudebaker/Frosty/Rustobaker183_zps7671c984.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/jerrystudebaker/media/Frosty/Rustobaker183_zps7671c984.jpg.html)

Jerry Forrester
11-08-2014, 08:02 PM
Tex, those sure are itty bitty tars you have on the back of The SNS. You need to put some meats under 'im.
Like these 265-75R15's I had on Frosty. <G>
http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd123/jerrystudebaker/Frosty/Rustobaker183_zps7671c984.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/jerrystudebaker/media/Frosty/Rustobaker183_zps7671c984.jpg.html)

Or maybe these 255's I have on Leo.

http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd123/jerrystudebaker/Leo/59_zps036c3165.jpg (http://s221.photobucket.com/user/jerrystudebaker/media/Leo/59_zps036c3165.jpg.html)

Nox
11-09-2014, 04:49 PM
Yup, high rubbers are COOL ! ! ! :)

Swifster
11-22-2014, 09:15 PM
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/photo201_zps42ddeb5c.jpg

rodnutrandy
11-23-2014, 04:19 PM
Taken on the way to the 2012 South Bend nationals

blkstu60
11-23-2014, 04:36 PM
39457 Deep dish Mopar.

studerodder
11-30-2014, 11:00 AM
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/photo201_zps42ddeb5c.jpg
This is actually my car. My 61 cruiser is inside the garage.

clonelark
11-30-2014, 11:46 AM
Pretty 64, love the "D" spokes.

Ken Stewart
11-30-2014, 12:21 PM
Dad always called my cars Junkers? Ok I use to say. Then he say go and hide that Junker so the place doesn't look so bad.http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb69/KMStewart2007/96bf581e-97b6-465c-b119-4f6cc93c51e8.jpg?1417367965885&1417367966618

Swifster
02-01-2015, 07:20 PM
A 1964 Commander with Mopar rallies...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/1964%20Commander%20blue_zpsmdxsicks.png

DEEPNHOCK
02-01-2015, 09:10 PM
Man-o-man... There are some awesome Stude's in this thread:!!::!:

StudeRich
02-02-2015, 12:18 AM
Can someone shed some light on how I had some Australian Ford LTD 15x6" rims that could take the Studebaker dog dish caps?/Cut/
38979Thanks, Len.

That is too far away to really tell which Stude. Cap that is. Is it the '60 Lark Type? Isn't it possible that those Caps are some special Aussie Cap made to fit local content non-South Bend wheels?

sailingadventure
02-02-2015, 05:33 AM
40928 40929

Here are my wheels,real Knock offs, Just finished a 2 year restoration on this car.]

showbizkid
02-02-2015, 12:40 PM
Love your choice of paint color!

sailingadventure
02-03-2015, 04:49 AM
Thanks, it`s `65 Corvette Marina Blue. The car came with Avanti gray paint but had been repainted several times before I bought it.

Bradford
08-30-2015, 08:35 AM
Where did you get these trim rings and what brand are they? How can I find these?

Likes me stockers, wrong year hubcaps and some cheapie trim rings.

http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff198/Da_Tinman/B17/100_0822_zpscb062223.jpg (http://s239.photobucket.com/user/Da_Tinman/media/B17/100_0822_zpscb062223.jpg.html)

sweetolbob
08-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Currently these but I think I'll darken the spokes to tone down the bling later.

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh263/sweetolbob/74%20paint/IMG_20150827_180352_zpsqcree6kp.jpg

lelshaddai
08-30-2015, 02:34 PM
Very old Keystone Klassics

G]http://i1101.photobucket.com/albums/g432/lelshaddai/1953%20Studebaker%20Commander/20150814_144402_zpstkqyilui.jpg (http://s1101.photobucket.com/user/lelshaddai/media/1953%20Studebaker%20Commander/20150814_144402_zpstkqyilui.jpg.html)[/IMG]

studeron
08-30-2015, 03:46 PM
46951 i had these laying around

PsychoBob
08-30-2015, 06:49 PM
46952
Here are the American Racing "I don't know what you call them" wheels

Nox
08-31-2015, 04:21 AM
blkstu60/#104, I also use MoPar on Josephine: 14 in front & 15 rear at the moment cuz it's what I have now until I get the originals widened so I can use dogies on it.
At the moment I think it looks wilder than I intended since I want to be more of a sleeper but that comes.
46964
I must admit that early Larks also have a twang on me... :)

Swifster
09-12-2015, 10:07 PM
I moved this from another post. I love the wheels and I love the photo...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/IMG_9151_zpsixqyxl9c.jpg

Bradford
09-13-2015, 03:20 AM
Also fromt he post, the specs on the wheels and tires are 17x7 with a 4" backspace with a tire size of 205/55/17.
I will be going with this setup as well.

I moved this from another post. I love the wheels and I love the photo...

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i280/Swifster/IMG_9151_zpsixqyxl9c.jpg

Madd Doodler
09-13-2015, 11:37 AM
Aluminum directional on my '59. Not sure who made them, they were on it when I bought it.
Torque Thrusts on the '63 Daytona.

Studebaker-Buick
10-16-2015, 06:08 PM
This is a "virtual" look at some different wheels but I wanted to get a range of opinions. This is my poor attempt at modifying an image of a 53 Coupe with an aftermarket wheel.
The wheels are US Mags, Rambler U111. The rear I left original for comparison's sake - and because the image of the aftermarket wheel isn't at the right vantage point for the rear.

http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=48460&d=1445033254

Studebaker-Buick
10-16-2015, 06:41 PM
Here's the rear included. Difficult with the images on hand.

http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=48461&d=1445035193

SScopelli
10-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Silk purse from the sow's ear..
http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a609/R2Whistler/R1%20Lark/100%20Missc/RWB_zpse811a9e7.jpg

Bradford
10-16-2015, 11:13 PM
17x7 with a 4" backspace and 215 /55 /17 tire. No rubbing.
I only bought one to test fit. Im ordering the rest now

JRoberts
10-17-2015, 09:27 AM
48506
15"x8" MOPAR cop car wheels with baby moons and trim rings.

jeds55
10-17-2015, 11:05 AM
Polished Aluminum....

santa
10-17-2015, 05:08 PM
15X7 Cragar SS wheels on our survivor 62 (lowering courtesy of Isaac Newton's theory)

Michidan
06-03-2016, 01:17 PM
This is a good thread to browse when you are agonizing over wheel choice. My rear tires are 19 years old so I really should spring for some new ones. No better time to pick out some new wheels. The rally / baby moon combo has been fine but I'm ready for something different. A little racier too.
Not every wheel even comes in a 15x10, so that limits my choices. Plus the rear is already narrowed so I have a pretty small window for backspacing.
Fun with photoshop...

52-fan
06-03-2016, 03:28 PM
Wow Dan, all of those look good to me on your car. I guess I like the Torque Thrust style with dark gray spokes the best.

daytonadave
06-04-2016, 09:25 PM
SS Cragars 15x6 front 15x8 reversed rear.
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sailingadventure
06-05-2016, 08:09 AM
54987Here`s my Avanti, R-4399, with knock offs. 54988

63R1388
06-06-2016, 01:18 AM
The Avanti just has the stock treatment... for now. But I do have to say that more than 1 lug nut is too many!!! :!!:

StudebakerGene
06-06-2016, 04:32 PM
I changed from American Racing 15x8 on the front to 15x6 and tire size from a 255 to a 205, truck had too much tire!5506255063

clonelark
06-07-2016, 02:40 AM
You've sure made a beautiful truck out of that.

garrilla
06-12-2016, 11:10 PM
Wheel Vintiques Smoothies with Baby Moon hubcaps. 16 X 6"5529355294

DEEPNHOCK
06-13-2016, 09:18 AM
Wheel Vintiques Smoothies with Baby Moon hubcaps. 16 X 6"

Great choice!
Easy to clean.
BTDT... Here's a pic from 2002.

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/deepnhock/1937%20Studebaker%20Coupe%20Express/70ee3eb7.jpg

lelshaddai
06-13-2016, 11:24 AM
Klassic Kars
http://i1101.photobucket.com/albums/g432/lelshaddai/1953%20Studebaker%20Commander/20150814_144402_zpstkqyilui.jpg (http://s1101.photobucket.com/user/lelshaddai/media/1953%20Studebaker%20Commander/20150814_144402_zpstkqyilui.jpg.html)

1oldtimer
06-17-2016, 01:20 AM
Budget wheels, 15x6 Chevy mini van rear (5" backspace) with a 225/60, 15x5 Ford shoebox center to disc brake hoop with 215/65, 1971 Chevy Impala caps with a Stude resin sticker.
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Warren Webb
06-17-2016, 02:33 AM
I love the Keystone's on #140 but then I have them on 3 of my vehicles. Personally, I prefer them to the Crager SS wheels with the sculpted spokes looking more stylish in my book.

deco_droid
07-07-2016, 09:59 PM
I got these wheels from Hot Rod Hanks a few months back, got busy and forgot to post pics. The rims are 17 inchers, sort of a vintage artillery style which I thought was interesting for a 50. The tires are BFGoodrich, which I have had on previous cars and were happy with the feel. The stock tires I had previously were just too balloon-y for me, had to get something different. The hardest part was actually trying to find center caps for the rims because the hub caps were so large on these cars. :)

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DEEPNHOCK
07-07-2016, 10:26 PM
Sweeeeet....



http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb69/KMStewart2007/96bf581e-97b6-465c-b119-4f6cc93c51e8.jpg?1417367965885&1417367966618

RadioRoy
07-08-2016, 01:01 PM
I got these wheels from Hot Rod Hanks a few months back, got busy and forgot to post pics. The rims are 17 inchers, sort of a vintage artillery style which I thought was interesting for a 50. The tires are BFGoodrich, which I have had on previous cars and were happy with the feel. The stock tires I had previously were just too balloon-y for me, had to get something different. The hardest part was actually trying to find center caps for the rims because the hub caps were so large on these cars. :)

56160561615616256163

This is the first time I have seen pictures of your car. It's a real beauty!

DEEPNHOCK
07-08-2016, 01:25 PM
Saw this on the Internet (so it must be true)

http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j54/deepnhock/WFO%20Dubs%20On%20A%20Custom_zps7shqokyh.jpg

bensherb
07-08-2016, 03:25 PM
56172 6 1/2" x 15" Ford Crown Victoria wheels, 215-70-15 Goodyear tires and repainted original wheel covers.

evilhawk
07-08-2016, 11:00 PM
My rat rod 59 Hawk with vintage Keystone Raiders. 56232562335623456235

sweetolbob
07-09-2016, 02:38 PM
74 Avanti Wheels. Thanks Bill (WCP) for the inserts

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Bob

Neal in NM
07-09-2016, 11:01 PM
I thought this might spice up my '48 M16http://i175.photobucket.com/albums/w126/ptmachine/30e42a30-8579-4b41-a5e9-3aa1a85accde.jpg (http://s175.photobucket.com/user/ptmachine/media/30e42a30-8579-4b41-a5e9-3aa1a85accde.jpg.html)

wdills
07-10-2016, 04:28 PM
These are what I decided on for my 61 Hawk. They are 15 x 7 Dayton 72 spoke radial lace knock-offs. Backspace is 4.25". Tires are Diamond Back 215/70R15. I centered the body tub over the rear end for better clearance between the rear fender and tire. Ended up with about 5/8" clearance between tire and fender.

http://i457.photobucket.com/albums/qq298/wdills/61%20Hawk%20Finished%20Photos/41.jpg (http://s457.photobucket.com/user/wdills/media/61%20Hawk%20Finished%20Photos/41.jpg.html)

http://i457.photobucket.com/albums/qq298/wdills/61%20Hawk%20Finished%20Photos/wheel.jpg (http://s457.photobucket.com/user/wdills/media/61%20Hawk%20Finished%20Photos/wheel.jpg.html)

DougHolverson
07-15-2016, 10:51 PM
And here they are....
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DougHolverson
07-16-2016, 10:33 PM
But seriously, folks....

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Michidan
07-18-2016, 09:19 AM
Follow up from post #130. Centerline American Rodder, 15x6 and 15x10.
Grey toned wheels just didn't look good, had to go shiny to offset the white top.
I didn't mind the sleeper look the car had before, but I sure like this better.