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Old 06-24-2005, 19:02   #1 (permalink)
Nate Nagel
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wire wheels/center caps?

Hi,

can anyone positively identify these wheels?

http://stude.com/wire.jpg

Reason I need to ID them is I need at least one, maybe two new center
caps. Condition of cat logo not important (in fact I have three of them
that I'll probably remove with a hair dryer, if you want them...) The
wheels appear to be Dayton wires and I'm ASSuming that they're from a
70's XJ6 or XJ12.

thanks,

nate

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Old 06-26-2005, 20:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: wire wheels/center caps?

They look to me to be the 70 spoke DAYTON brand wire wheels that bolt on.
The earlier 60 spoke wheels are identified by 3 armed spinners, and are not
wanted as they were prone to breaking the spokes. The one in the picture
retails new, for approximately US$300-350 depending on the retailer.



"Nate Nagel" <njnagel@flycast.net> wrote in message
news:1119657211.d49e94ac9fb4f14c5b64dad5b1c4daf0@teranews...
> Hi,
>
> can anyone positively identify these wheels?
>
> http://stude.com/wire.jpg
>
> Reason I need to ID them is I need at least one, maybe two new center
> caps. Condition of cat logo not important (in fact I have three of them
> that I'll probably remove with a hair dryer, if you want them...) The
> wheels appear to be Dayton wires and I'm ASSuming that they're from a 70's
> XJ6 or XJ12.
>
> thanks,
>
> nate
>
> --
> replace "fly" with "com" to reply.
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Old 06-26-2005, 20:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: wire wheels/center caps?

They do bolt on, and they are made by Dayton. Are there any retailers
that stock parts for these wheels? Or should I contact Dayton directly?

thanks,

nate

PS - thanks for confirming that I got a good deal too :) I have to
admit that I'm not a big fan of wire wheels but they fit great on my old
Stude and actually look better than I expected. I guess the bad thing
is finding a spare is going to be problematic! Unless of course one of
you Jag aficionados has a spare steel wheel they'd let go for cheap...

Phil Morgan wrote:
> They look to me to be the 70 spoke DAYTON brand wire wheels that bolt on.
> The earlier 60 spoke wheels are identified by 3 armed spinners, and are not
> wanted as they were prone to breaking the spokes. The one in the picture
> retails new, for approximately US$300-350 depending on the retailer.
>
>
>
> "Nate Nagel" <njnagel@flycast.net> wrote in message
> news:1119657211.d49e94ac9fb4f14c5b64dad5b1c4daf0@teranews...
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>can anyone positively identify these wheels?
>>
>>http://stude.com/wire.jpg
>>
>>Reason I need to ID them is I need at least one, maybe two new center
>>caps. Condition of cat logo not important (in fact I have three of them
>>that I'll probably remove with a hair dryer, if you want them...) The
>>wheels appear to be Dayton wires and I'm ASSuming that they're from a 70's
>>XJ6 or XJ12.
>>
>>thanks,
>>
>>nate
>>
>>--
>>replace "fly" with "com" to reply.
>>http://home.comcast.net/~njnagel

>
>
>



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Old 07-01-2005, 16:02   #4 (permalink)
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Re: wire wheels/center caps?

I have a set just like them on my '87 XJ6

David
"Nate Nagel" <njnagel@flycast.net> wrote in message
news:1119657211.d49e94ac9fb4f14c5b64dad5b1c4daf0@teranews...
> Hi,
>
> can anyone positively identify these wheels?
>
> http://stude.com/wire.jpg
>
> Reason I need to ID them is I need at least one, maybe two new center
> caps. Condition of cat logo not important (in fact I have three of them
> that I'll probably remove with a hair dryer, if you want them...) The
> wheels appear to be Dayton wires and I'm ASSuming that they're from a
> 70's XJ6 or XJ12.
>
> thanks,
>
> nate
>
> --
> replace "fly" with "com" to reply.
> http://home.comcast.net/~njnagel



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