'68 300 wheel change, what a difference!

Early C Bodies - The Slab Side Years

  1. 1968Chryslers

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    In this case, Magnum 500's fix everything!

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    Road Wheels do not belong on Slabs.
    Those look perfect.
     
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    They sure do..... they look much better than the original hubcaps. What brand and size tires are those by the way if you don't mind me asking?
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    225 75R 15 Kuhmo H724 white stripe. 15x7 Magnum 500's with a standard steel full size spare.
     
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    I'm starting to think it should be mandatory for us to state our tire sizes and mfg brand when posting pics of our cars.
    Especially with 14-15" tire options drying up.
     
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    Post a picture of what you fixed?
     
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    Magnums are perfect for ‘68 slabs as I believe that was the first year they were offered as a factory option (without the trim ring)
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    And for some reason, the later trim-ringed Magnums look so wrong to me on a C. (no offense to anybody rolling on them) Such a subtle yet distinct difference.
     
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    cbarge World Famous Barge in a Budget FCBO Gold Member

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    Yes 68 first year chrome Magnums were offered without trim ring but only in 14 inch.
    Upgrading nowadays with the 15 inch version is the norm. Looks right and better ride quality and tire availability.
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    He means the looks of the car from the original hubcaps to now with the Magnums
     
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    Yes. I wanted to see a 'before' pic.
     
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    The norm for some. I am abnormal, I stayed with the 14's.
     
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    Before..... 20210430_120303.jpg

    After.....
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    I was born abnormal.
    Original 14's. No need for every newbie to make their first post with, "What's the biggest....".

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    Magnum 500's, The Buick GS wheels for Mopars! They look good on anything!
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    That does it. I'm officially on the hunt for Magnum 500s.
     
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    FWIW, 14" Magnums (without trim rings) were available on 67s. Here's info from the 67 Chrysler Dealer Data Book:

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    Hankook, not Kumho.
     
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    Correct, I must have been sleepy when thus was previously posted.