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Old 08-26-2015, 12:23 PM
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custom wheels. why dey do dis?

1962 buick LeSabre. just wondering Is it that hard to find a wheel for one of these old wrecks?
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1962 buick LeSabre. just wondering Is it that hard to find a wheel for one of these old wrecks?
Cause you're not looking in the right places. The LeSabre uses the 5x5" bolt pattern, same as all 71-76 GM full size cars, as well as a lot of half ton trucks. There are a LOT of wheels out there that fit.
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As I recall the 62 Buick had a larger center hole than the later ones, and many custom wheels won't fit unless the pilot is turned down, or the center of the wheel opened up.
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that is exactly what they did with a torch, if you look closely
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Any Machine shop can open these up for you. Just had a wheel done for a project. Anywhere from $25- $50 each.
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somebody just gave me 4 factory buick mags off a Grand Sport. they wont go on, i'm sure because of the size of the middle holes on my car, but i am just wondering what the hole centers are on them if anyone knows. thx
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If they are from a Skylark Grand Sport, they won't fit, they would be a 4 3/4" bolt pattern. If they are Riviera Grand Sport, they will be 5" bolt pattern and will fit. The factory Grand Sport Riviera wheels don't really have a center hole, the center is cone shaped, and they might fit without modification.
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i pulled a wheel off and tried one. they must be the smaller ones, hole centers were not big enough. so the hole issue didn't come up. now i get to sell them off. more junk laying around the house till then
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