Just for the record, the original Dunlop 48 spoke, 15 inch wheels were 4
inches wide. The 60 spoke wheels were 4-1/2 inches. They were always
interchangeable except, as I recall, on the early, drum braked Healey
From: ArthurK101@aol.com <ArthurK101@aol.com>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Date: Tuesday, July 14, 1998 2:50 PM
Subject: Re: wire wheel question
>In a message dated 98-07-14 12:19:33 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>> With these wheels, more spokes also mean wider rims. The 72-spoke wheels
>> might be too wide to fit comfortably under TR3 fenders without fouling
>> bodywork or possibly the suspension. AFAIK, any of the wheels should fit
>> the splines, though.
>Good thought, Andy. Thanks.
>I do think, however, that the 48 and 60 spoke wheels do come in the same
>across the rim. One of my friends had a 48 spoke spare (retrofitted by a
>on his TR4. The other rims were 60's and the tires were 165/15's all
>He now has all 60 spoke rims and the spare tire from the 48 spoke rim went
>right onto the new (60 spoke) spare rim with no problem.