Mopar Recall 16" wheels to Polara cab -70

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  1. Dartblower

    Dartblower New Member

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    I bought in Finland a set of new 16" recalls,with big tires, repromade in usa about 15 yrs ago.
    anyone have here too ?

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  2. polara71

    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    16" ? I wanna see proof. I never heard of them doing a 16" version.
    I like the idea of the 69 road wheel / recall wheel though. I've never seen another on a 70/71 Polara. Or any Polara that i can recall ....
     
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    odcics2 Well-Known Member

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    Most of the W23 Kelsey Hayes wheels made were on C bodies, when new.
    Over 900 sets, in fact!! That's a lotta wheels!
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    traintech55 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    16 inch? Are you measuring the wheel from outside edge, to outside edge? The correct way is to measure from Bead to Bead. That should give you the correct measurement of 15 inches. The "Recall" wheels had a problem with the lug nuts working loose, make sure you torque them to the correct value, and check them often.
     
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    commando1 Old Man With a Hat on the Porch FCBO Gold Member

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    16"?? Prove it.
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    I bet if you look, those tires are 15".
     
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    bluefury361 Old Man with a Hat

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    [QUOTE="Dartblower,
    anyone have here too ?








    Have too what...?
     
  8. polara71

    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    I blow up the sticker on the tire and I lose clarity ..
     
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    Think he means the "Recall Wheels" he has on his car.
     
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    300rag Waiting out the storm FCBO Gold Member

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    I looked at the sidewall. To me it looks like a Nokian 265/70R16

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    That’s cool. I’ll have a set on mine some day. Great find you’re pretty lucky snagging those wheels. You get the center caps included in the purchase? What do the lug nuts look like ?
     
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    A closer look seems to appear with chrome rims. Could be 16" repops.
     
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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    I tried that first but then went to the tag ... I wanna see a tape bead to bead
     
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    That’s a 15x8 repop vs his. His find does look a bit taller. Hard to tell. But does it really matter either way still a great great find.

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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    It does matter
     
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    71Polara383 Kid with ballcap FCBO Gold Member

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    Stole my friggin idea.
     
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    Those look really good on there. The recall wheels are one of the best looking rims that Mopar offered. Too bad they didntd work out.

    I saw this on Facebook last night which I think would look really good on a 69-71 Dodge.

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    polara71 Old Man with a Hat

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    I like the inguinuity but I'm not feeling it on a car
     
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    I looked into those repop recall wheels a few years ago now and I am still considering a set for my 1969 Monaco coupe.

    I believe that they were made by either by Specialty Wheel Limited in Portland, Oregon or Stockton Wheels in central California and my recollection is that they did have other sizes available besides 15" but since the stock size is what I want, I am not certain of the option to go larger. I will try to check with them next week.
     
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