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6x5.5" wheels and now buying tires thread

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Looking at going to 17" to get to 37" tires.

Really wish I could find the old school white spoke.

Whats out there? Ebay is not really giving many options



any other ideas on rims for 37s welcome
 

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Very difficult to find what you're looking for. The traditional spoked wheel center diameter doesn't fit 17" barrels so there would be entirely new tooling I'm sure. A couple of my wheel distributors told me only a few manufacturers make steel wheels parts and it's pretty antiquated on styling and not planned to change.

Your best bet is Stockton wheel and they told me they don't do the 17s I want because of the same reasons. 17" barrels don't fit the older centers.
 

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Well then. Figured that was the case but needed to ask
 

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i did basic black D-window nascar style rims . click STUBBY link below in sig line. page 14 post 260 it starts with pics . ends on page 16 . its spread out over the few pages .

removed them new from the box's and set in steel shot blast cabinet and removed all the black .

hung them up and primed/ painted white .

conversion lug nuts and 88-98 center caps for factory look spot on .

just got to cut 2 center caps for the hub to pass threw in the front.
 

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when wheeling, yes; a few times I or others have popped them off the bead. once we used peanut butter to get the bead to set on a 42" TSL on a 16.5x9.75 rim (one of my McGyver moments LOL)

on the street at higher pressures, then no problems.
 

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when wheeling, yes; a few times I or others have popped them off the bead. once we used peanut butter to get the bead to set on a 42" TSL on a 16.5x9.75 rim (one of my McGyver moments LOL)

on the street at higher pressures, then no problems.
So add PB...


What air pressure Offroad when it came off?
 

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Just the limitations of selection would keep me from going 16.5.

If you want a wagon spoke go 15"
 

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Just the limitations of selection would keep me from going 16.5.

If you want a wagon spoke go 15"
Not finding much in the way of 37s for 15s
 
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