Well, I haven't touched a beer in 10 years and my 16" wheels hold air just fine
without tubes. The wheels are 5 or 6 inches wide and look great and fit the
"Durwood B. Darbin" wrote:
> Yes the tires will fit on the original rims but they might look funny
> because most original rims (at least mine) were only 4.5 inches wide and I
> think that the minimum recommended width for yours is 6 inches. Also the
> jury is still out if they will hold air since the originals are tube type.
> Other oletruckers say that they haven't had any problems holding air using
> tubeless tires but then again who knows how many beers they had before they
> make those claims.
> >Does anyone know if 225/75/R16 tires will go on the original AD 16 inch
> Check out Jim Carters catalog. He has the beauty rims and restored radios.
> The radios are kinda pricey butwhathehey he gives a 10% discount to oletruck
> members. Another avenue for beauty rims would be going to a large 'wheels
> and custom rims' store. They sometimes have trade in rims and rings pretty
> If these
> >tires will work out I'll be looking for 16 inch beauty rings so a trade
> >might be possible. Also am looking for an original AD (1951) radio.
> 51 1/2 ton 5 window
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