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Daily history for 7/10/12 - Revell wheels

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#1 Lone Wolf

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 06:40 PM

Since the Cobra wheels have come up in another thread I thought I would post these. These wheels are so nicely made and are hard to find especially in the pack. I guess they came out too late. You rarely find them on cars other than Revell. Being so nice and having multiple width options you would think they would have been used more by car builders back in the day.

We have the Cobra wheels in extra wide, wide and narrow.

I am also showing the beautiful Halibrands in two width options.

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Someday I may hack those Cobra wheel packs open when I find a suitable candidate worthy of their beauty :)

Joe Lupo

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 07:18 PM


Great collection !!!
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Posted 10 July 2012 - 08:02 PM

Actually there were a total of 5 widths or use because of the free-wheeling fronts, but the widest is still a bit too narrow. Also their diameter made them difficult to use for serious racers who had already switched the the Russkit setscrew wheels...
The same happened for the beautiful Ulrich wheels, few were actually used on cars.

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 08:05 PM

:) Hack em open Joe --let's see those babies on a car soon!!!

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Posted 10 July 2012 - 10:31 PM

I agree Mike. They are beautiful and would be great on a vintage build. Go for it Joe!

I'm gathering up beat up old Revell cars and parts to build two nice cars and I'll have to agree that the wheels are one of the best pieces on the cars.
Rich Johnson

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