Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Question for guys from 50s and 60s re: appearence
View Single Post
  #30 (permalink)  
Old 07-18-2012, 11:04 AM
MARTINSR's Avatar
MARTINSR MARTINSR is offline
Brian Martin,Freelance adviser
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: San francisco bay area
Age: 55
Posts: 13,006
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 714
Thanked 1,080 Times in 963 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by cobalt327 View Post
Some guys might not know it but the hot set up back then was to run 14" wheels not 15s. CR wheels were affordable, looked good, and could be had in 14" size w/good width (like 7"). Made them a natural. A set of baby moons could cost as much as the CR wheels, but that was a good look IMHO.

Though I don't remember seeing the "smoothie" style wheel like that until the seventies. The wheels were "Chromed, reversed" wheels from a stock car and the stock steel wheels on production cars weren't that smoothie style.

Brian
Reply With Quote