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Old 05-21-2009, 09:22 AM
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Looking For Rims And Tires For A 1940 For

Can You Please Show Me Some Pics Of What You Have On A Stock 40 Fords....im Having A Hard Time Figuring Out What Siz Eand What Type Of Rims And Tires To Make It Sit Nice.....i Want The Back Up A Little Higher And I Want The Wheel Wells To Look Full Also
Thanks,mike

Trying To Finish For My Dad.....he Did A Frame Off 20 Years Ago And Has Not Touch It Since....needs An Interior And Rims And Tires...

Got It Running The Other Night And Boy Does It Sounds Mean.

Thanks!!!!

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The following is a list of wheels w/the same pattern as your '40:

5 on 5-1/2"

AMC - Jeep (5 bolt)
'42-'89

Chrysler 8 cyl. & wagon
'46-'55

Imperial
'54-'66

Ford All
'28-'48

Ford Full size P.U., van, Bronco
'49-'89

International Scout, TravelAll

Lincoln All
'52-'60

Mercury All
'39-'51

Suzuki Samurai
'86-'89

In addition to the wheel bolt pattern, wheel width, offset, diameter, etc., etc. needs to be considered to ensure proper- and safe- fitment.

As far a styles go, personally I like both spoked wheels (original style) or "steelies" w/either a baby moon or the "Ford" script, small "dog dish" covers. Wheels either black or body color.
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