Friday, December 01, 2017

where did all the cool rims on muscle cars go?



and Keystone Klassics... What a cool look. I still remember the first time I noticed them, I was 6 or 7 years old









no one seems to run 10 inch rims on the back anymore, and no one seems to have slotted mags either. I loved those, and had a set on my 71 Challenger

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6 comments:

  1. Good question. I don't really like the current trend of oversized rims with rubber band tires on classic muscle and sportscars.
    I would rather see either these cool rims or some of the stock wheels widened.
    But everyone wants humongous brakes I suppose....

    I learned to drive a stick shift in a 1970 Challenger that looked like the first pick, other than the color. Good times!

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  2. Even the Vega panel wagon in the background in the first pic has slotted mags on it!!

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    1. and the Duster and Barracuda in the background have good looking rims, too small for me to tell exactly what they are for sure

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  3. I love this look. I always wanted a muscle car with Cragar S/S or Keystone Klassics with raised white letter tires. I just love that look.

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  4. You hit all the biggies on this post....Cragar SS, aluminum slotted mags, Keystone Classics.....those are the rims of my youth!!!!

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  5. For the most part I agree. But I do like the old looking wheels but with 17 or 18” size. Any bigger and it dose not look good on an old Muscle Car.

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