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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but the spacers recommended for putting 16" wires on Model A drums are not necessary when using 39-48 drums. Switching to steel wheels and can't see why I need them. Thoughts??

  • #2
    Here's an interesting article on wire wheels. It talks about the supports towards the end of the article.

    Roadster Expert Tim covers the various types of vintage wire wheels (1928-1935) found on early Fords and how to distinguish the differences between them.


    • #3
      You don't need any thing to put 16" wire wheels on Model A drums but you need spacer ring to put steelies on Model A drums and you need spacers to put
      wire wheels on 39-48 drums.


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