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  • Wheels / Tires: 1952 commander wheel size?

    will 14 inch wheels fit a 1952 commander?

  • #2
    The original wheels were 5"x15". A smaller wheel might look a bit funny but would probably work if the bolt pattern and offset are compatible


    • #3
      ive got a line on some chrome wheels, its an old jr stock drag car, so i don't mind the extra sidewall


      • #4
        Some things to consider: the section width of the tire and the relation of this width and the upper A arms. The picture shows the inner side wall of a G78/15 tire, on stock a rim, removed from the front of a 1952. Note the rub mark on the side wall between the max section and the bead. The second picture shows the offending point of contact on the A arm. G78/15 have a section width of 8". Depending on the back spacing and width of the 14" wheels and tires the max section will be closer to the interference with the A arm. The rub shown on the G78/15 occurred while turning not in straight driving. Hope this helps.
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