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'Bolter
Are the one ton tie rod ends a tapered bolt?

Thanks


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With the new wheels and a zero offset you will not have to modifiy anything.


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So, i know this is an old conversation, however in the last 10 years with all of the vehicles that have been scraped it is harder to find wheels that fit 3/4 ton trucks and original chrome hub caps. I called a lot of salvage yards and friends with different brands of trucks with no luck finding rims that would not hit tie rods ends when turning. The rim I found is from Dexster trailer axles, 16x6, #865 17-153. with a little work i can weld some tabs onto rim to fit center caps. Hopefully helpful for someone down the road.


1949 3600, 1965 Mustang Fastback, 1965 Mustang convertible, 1966 Chevelle, 1929 Dodge Brothers Sedan


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'Bolter
Why not have a set of wheels made by Wheelsmith or Wheel Vintique?

I had Wheelsmith make a set of rims for my truck and purchased a set of their hubcaps. If you want to use original caps, Wheelsmith will install the necessary clips for you. They'll make them to your specifications regarding backspace, offset, etc.

http://thewheelsmith.net/

https://www.wheelvintiques.com/all-wheels/truck.html

https://www.wheelvintiques.com/amfinder/index/index?finder_id=14119232

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Why is this thread in the engine forum?


Moderator moved it to Driveline.

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1947 Chev. Loadmaster

1959 Chev. Viking 40

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A teacher, but always an apprentice.
These even look original:

https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Tires-and-Wheels/Dexstar/AM20766.html

I have them on my 51 GMC one ton.


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