Bob, please check that out. My neighbor has these suicide wheels on his Dodge
D600 and several tire places won't touch them for they claim they are not legal.
But they might have a wheel sale conspiracy going on.
> > As I understand it, it was about 15 years ago that those were banned by
> > DOT. And now that DOT can stop ANY vehicle on the road, now, if a DOT guy
> > those wheels on your truck, he can prevent you from driving it
> I believe this is not a true statement. When I did research for my multi
> piece rim article in This Old Truck magazine, I spoke to a wheel
> manufacturer. He said none of the GM rims went obsolete for safety reasons.
> The move away from multi piece rims was actually driven by tubeles tires
> which are lighter and easier to mount, and get better mileage, and don't have
> friction with a tube. I can dig up my notes for documentation.
> Bob ADler
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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