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Author Topic: The Great Wheel swap of 2013  (Read 3342 times)

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Offline Amc1320

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The Great Wheel swap of 2013
« on: May 18, 2013, 08:13:25 PM »
A couple of weeks ago, after many years of searching, I scored a set of Turbocast II wheels, the bonus was they had some brand new FAT 60's on them!!

So my son and I cleaned them up and spent the last couple of weeks repainting them

today we installed them on my 81 Spirit, its my son's daily driver, I have had the car for about 20 years or so

Here are some pics of the new wheels installed, the new tires are much wider and have a lower profile, I LOVE the stance it gives the car, made it mean looking

THEN, we took the wheels and tires that were on the Spirit and put them on the Concord, what a HUGE difference that made, went from OK, the kinda cool cruiser

before (my nephew behind the wheel)


Rob c
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81 Eagle Kammback
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Manchester, TN

Offline vangremlin

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Re: The Great Wheel swap of 2013
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2013, 08:30:47 PM »
Those wheels look great, and the new ones on the Concord really do make it look like a super cool cruiser. Nice work!
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Re: The Great Wheel swap of 2013
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2013, 02:13:37 AM »
very nice dude.


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