Smokey Culver, one of the list members, has a good
example of how to put clips on at wheel at
From: David Welch [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 12:57 PM
To: Hanlon, Bill
Cc: 'David Welch'; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] 15" chevy 1/2 ton rims
The rims that are on the truck right now are 15", and they do have six
lugs, but there are no hubcap clips, and the hubcap that I have does
seem to be too big to fit flush on the front face of the rim.
I wonder where these rims came from...
Thanks for pointing out this to me.
'51 3100 (w/ mystery wheels)
---- "Hanlon, Bill" <Bill.Hanlon@COMPAQ.com> wrote:
> Something is not right here.
> 54 Chevy car rims are 5 bolt.
> Stock 47-54 1/2 ton are 6 bolt.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Welch [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 9:48 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [oletrucks] 15" chevy 1/2 ton rims
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to find out what is a reasonable price to pay for a set
> stock 15" rims for a 47-54 1/2 ton (would prefer 5, but 4 will
> work). Currently my truck has what I've been told are '54 chevy car
> rims (and hubcaps), which I'd be happy to trade for the truck rims
> don't know which are worth more...)
> If anyone has some for sale, please let me know (I'm located near Los
> '51 Chevy 3100
> p.s. The reason I'm looking is because I just found out that I can't
> just add the hubcap clips to mine and install original hubcaps
> ('cause the fit isn't quite right). If this info is wrong, please
> set me strait, but I tried w/ an old beat-up truck hubcap that I
> have, and the cap is too big to fit into the rim correctly. (were
> there 15" and 16" truck center hubcaps?)
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