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Old 13 Dec 2003, 06:24 pm
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Default Cragar chrome reversiles

I'm trying to find the old cragar chrome reversile wheels of the 60's. Not the smoothies different look. Does anyone know if this is not feasible and wanted the Cragar SS will they fit lug wise, is a adapter plate needed. I've e-mailed Cragar contact us four times with no luck. Also the web site has after the series # RWD, I'm hoping this does not mean rear wheel drive only? Any Ideas ?????
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Yep, that means rear wheel drive only. You can't put chrome reverse on FWD vehicles.
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Gonzomaina,

IRPT is right (except) that I have seen chrome reverse wheels on a cruiser from overseas. The only problem is that his wheels stuck out a couple inches from the body using adapters, like you mentioned. Normally, the reverse wheels won't work. Here's the picture...sorry it's so big.

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gonzomania, CREWZIN is right. Guess I shouldn't have said 'can't'. More appropriate would have been 'not recommended'. Adding any type of wheel as in the picture above will play hell with your bearings and other suspension geometrics. Of course you could always tub the rear end, shorten the axle and put just about any type of wheel/tire combination.
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It's ashame profile is so wide I like the look. Thanks for the input!!!!!
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Also, he's got the slicks on the wrong end.
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Yea, I bet it sucks if he hits a large bump, those rear tires could do alot of body damage.
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that is a funny look, they make cragars for front wheel drive they look alot like boyd's GOOD look.[8)]
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Bump H?ll, put two people in the back seat and the tires would rub.
I do like that look but I could not get it to that extreme.
The best I could do is larger tires on the back with the correct diameter on the front.
The reverse rims used in this pic must have been made just for this car.
I spent many hours on the web and on the phone trying to get those wheels but I could not find them anywhere.
Not one manufacturer has them or has even thought of making them to fit the Cruiser.

[:I]dont know where, but do like the look.
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Why does Cruisergeo's wheels then have a nice deep dish look. why can;t crager or other companies achieve a "deep dish" look like the moons have? it should be a simple change of design right? maybe I'm missing something>Gary
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