Re: Big wheels on old Mopars
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Re: Big wheels on old Mopars



Yup. Different strokes for different folks! I'll stick with Nick's 1963's look personally.

As for the Foose 2x4 "fix' I'd consider it a possible theatrical stunt, too, making "a TV moment" to stir up the conversation buzz.

Thanks,
Gary H. 

>  -------Original Message-------
>  From: 'mrrodder 
>  
>  Whether you like the larger wheels I think depends on your age. ...
>  
>  That said, wheels are just wheels. They're easily replace with
>  something that suits the car better...
>  
>  The biggest drawback to the larger wheels and rubber band tires is pot
>  holes. A good pot hole hit at any speed above 30 mph can easily cost
>  you a very expensive wheel.
>  ...Chip  Foose is from a younger generation and he grew up with and really
>  likes the look of the larger wheels. Partially because he manufactures
>  them, I'm sure. He is a talented builder but the 2x4 fix for a
>  wheel/tire combination that didn't fit was nothing more than poor
>  planning on his part...

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