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  • #31
    I have been trying to find a single rust hole in any of these cars in your pictures. Can't. Is that what life is like outside of Michigan?
    It boggles my mind. That yard has better stuff than most of our used car lots.


    Dan
    52 hardtop

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    • #32
      Leonard,

      tacking on to the "police car wheel" comment above, those wheels have six cooling holes in them, similar to the five-hole Chevy Rally wheels.

      If you happen in your junkyard travels to come across any dog dish style hubcaps for those wheels (I'd prefer ones without the holes drilled in them) pick 'em up and send me a bill... I bought four on eBay but when I received them I'd found that they were painted (they should be brushed stainless finish) and two of them wouldn't stay on my wheels

      nate

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      • #33
        Leonard,

        tacking on to the "police car wheel" comment above, those wheels have six cooling holes in them, similar to the five-hole Chevy Rally wheels.

        If you happen in your junkyard travels to come across any dog dish style hubcaps for those wheels (I'd prefer ones without the holes drilled in them) pick 'em up and send me a bill... I bought four on eBay but when I received them I'd found that they were painted (they should be brushed stainless finish) and two of them wouldn't stay on my wheels

        nate

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        • #34
          D100 and D150 Dodge pickups built from '72 to '80 (if not longer) came from the factory with either 5 1/2" or 6 1'2" X15 wheels measured inside bead to bead. Trucks equiped with G78 and H78 tires used the 5 1/2" and those with L78 used the 6 1/2". I use the 5 1/2" on my Studes. The 6 1/2" might be too wide depending upon the tire mounted, spring sag and so on. The wider rim had most of the extra width on the outside and with a wider 70 or 75 aspect ratio tire I believe there'd be a chance of the rear tire rubbing on the fender of my Hawk when the springs were substantially compressed. A 55 or 60 apsect ratio might be short enough to clear although I've never tried that combination on the car. Chrysler made at least two versions of the 5 1/2" rims and some cars used one that has a visible crease where the four "spokes" meet the wheel. These wheels have 1/4" more outside offset than do the smooth pickup wheels but they seem to clear ok.

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          • #35
            D100 and D150 Dodge pickups built from '72 to '80 (if not longer) came from the factory with either 5 1/2" or 6 1'2" X15 wheels measured inside bead to bead. Trucks equiped with G78 and H78 tires used the 5 1/2" and those with L78 used the 6 1/2". I use the 5 1/2" on my Studes. The 6 1/2" might be too wide depending upon the tire mounted, spring sag and so on. The wider rim had most of the extra width on the outside and with a wider 70 or 75 aspect ratio tire I believe there'd be a chance of the rear tire rubbing on the fender of my Hawk when the springs were substantially compressed. A 55 or 60 apsect ratio might be short enough to clear although I've never tried that combination on the car. Chrysler made at least two versions of the 5 1/2" rims and some cars used one that has a visible crease where the four "spokes" meet the wheel. These wheels have 1/4" more outside offset than do the smooth pickup wheels but they seem to clear ok.

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            • #36
              quote:If you happen in your junkyard travels to come across any dog dish style hubcaps for those wheels (I'd prefer ones without the holes drilled in them) pick 'em up and send me a bill... I bought four on eBay but when I received them I'd found that they were painted (they should be brushed stainless finish) and two of them wouldn't stay on my wheels

              nate
              Are you talking about these types?




              Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/

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              • #37
                quote:If you happen in your junkyard travels to come across any dog dish style hubcaps for those wheels (I'd prefer ones without the holes drilled in them) pick 'em up and send me a bill... I bought four on eBay but when I received them I'd found that they were painted (they should be brushed stainless finish) and two of them wouldn't stay on my wheels

                nate
                Are you talking about these types?




                Leonard Shepherd, editor, The Commanding Leader, Central Virginia Chapter, http://centralvirginiachapter.org/

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                • #38
                  same idea, but for a MoPar.

                  http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/p.../photo_01.html
                  http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/p.../photo_08.html


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                  • #39
                    same idea, but for a MoPar.

                    http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/p.../photo_01.html
                    http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/p.../photo_08.html


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                    • #40
                      Leonard: your very best bet, would be these that John K recommends OR what I use: the '76-'78 Chrysler Cordoba (possibly other Mopars like the Dodge Daytona I think they called it) that have the number stamped in the rim next to the valve stem "0057" these are for P215 X 75R15 or P225 X 70R15's and are perfect for Studes. being 5 1/2 In. wide X 15. They also have the wheelcover stop humps at the valve stems. They would work good with the '51-'52 full covers! [^]

                      quote:Originally posted by John Kirchhoff

                      D100 and D150 Dodge pickups built from '72 to '80 (if not longer) came from the factory with either 5 1/2" or 6 1'2" X15 wheels measured inside bead to bead. Trucks equiped with G78 and H78 tires used the 5 1/2" and those with L78 used the 6 1/2". I use the 5 1/2" on my Studes.
                      StudeRich
                      Studebakers Northwest
                      Ferndale, WA
                      StudeRich
                      Second Generation Stude Driver,
                      Proud '54 Starliner Owner

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                      • #41
                        Leonard: your very best bet, would be these that John K recommends OR what I use: the '76-'78 Chrysler Cordoba (possibly other Mopars like the Dodge Daytona I think they called it) that have the number stamped in the rim next to the valve stem "0057" these are for P215 X 75R15 or P225 X 70R15's and are perfect for Studes. being 5 1/2 In. wide X 15. They also have the wheelcover stop humps at the valve stems. They would work good with the '51-'52 full covers! [^]

                        quote:Originally posted by John Kirchhoff

                        D100 and D150 Dodge pickups built from '72 to '80 (if not longer) came from the factory with either 5 1/2" or 6 1'2" X15 wheels measured inside bead to bead. Trucks equiped with G78 and H78 tires used the 5 1/2" and those with L78 used the 6 1/2". I use the 5 1/2" on my Studes.
                        StudeRich
                        Studebakers Northwest
                        Ferndale, WA
                        StudeRich
                        Second Generation Stude Driver,
                        Proud '54 Starliner Owner

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                        • #42
                          Here are the 80's 15x6 Mopar wheels, I forgot I put them on my Hawk:



                          Tom
                          '63 Avanti R1, '03 Mustang Cobra 13" front disc/98 GT rear brakes, 03 Cobra 17" wheels, GM alt, 97 Z28 leather seats, TKO 5-spd, Ported heads w/SST full flow valves.
                          Check out my disc brake adapters to install 1994-2004 Mustang disc brakes on your Studebaker!!
                          http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.c...bracket-update
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                          • #43
                            Here are the 80's 15x6 Mopar wheels, I forgot I put them on my Hawk:



                            Tom
                            '63 Avanti R1, '03 Mustang Cobra 13" front disc/98 GT rear brakes, 03 Cobra 17" wheels, GM alt, 97 Z28 leather seats, TKO 5-spd, Ported heads w/SST full flow valves.
                            Check out my disc brake adapters to install 1994-2004 Mustang disc brakes on your Studebaker!!
                            http://forum.studebakerdriversclub.c...bracket-update
                            I have also written many TECH how to articles, do a search for my Forum name to find them

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                            • #44
                              I am thinking about checking out some local salvage yards for the 5 1/2" Chrysler wheels for use with P205 tires on my '62 Cruiser.

                              Would the full wheel covers from '62 fit those wheels?

                              Would the stock Stude lug nuts work properly with those Chrysler wheels?

                              Thanks, as always!

                              Tom
                              Tom
                              1960 Lark VIII
                              1962 Lark Cruiser
                              1964 Cruiser

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                              • #45
                                I am thinking about checking out some local salvage yards for the 5 1/2" Chrysler wheels for use with P205 tires on my '62 Cruiser.

                                Would the full wheel covers from '62 fit those wheels?

                                Would the stock Stude lug nuts work properly with those Chrysler wheels?

                                Thanks, as always!

                                Tom
                                Tom
                                1960 Lark VIII
                                1962 Lark Cruiser
                                1964 Cruiser

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