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Old 03-14-2010
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Icon9 looking for specific rims

i know i am going to flamed for this but

i am looking the old school TURBINE RIMS

must be 5 x 4.5 bolt pattern

oxidated or painted is no concern to me

i found 1 set in fenton michigan

but i do not have my passport right now
and he will not ship them

so i am trying different avenues

any help would be appreciated

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Have you tried searching through the picture pages? There might be a member on here that has em
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Why would get flammed? It's your truck, so what you do to it is your business. As long as it doesn't affect the safety of others on the road, GIV'R!!
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I think I know what wheels you're talking about, I just can't find them
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American Racing used to make Hurricane I and II's
I where real close finns
II where spread out 2.5" between fins
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Would something like this work?
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those look like Hurricane I's
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I love those wheels lol.... when they bought back the general lee turbine wheels I wish they would have made 15x10 i would have bought them
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those look like Hurricane I's
Those are factory 80's Town Car/ Crown Vic/ Grand Marquis wheels.
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i love turbine wheels til you have to clean them...theres a green b-series on here with them
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Saw a set today on a older ford that must've been 15x12 or more. Thing had at least 14" of tire all around...
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those are the wheels

all i could find those in were 5 x 5.5 bolt spacing

are they for sale
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I cant find a full set. I am finding just a bunch of single wheels on ebay.
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my uncle has some on his old 86 model Ranger.
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ah! crap
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these are my second choice

but i have found out that these in the 5 x 4.5 bolt pattern are very rare

wheels :: turbine picture by vulcanman09 - Photobucket
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Would something like this work?
Hi SIlverstreak4x4

So you steal my picture huh?

They look like this now I have had them refurbished



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yeah! i am going to have to order you to re-paint those rims to mid-night blue and ship them back to me at your expense
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Man, aren't those a booger to keep clean?
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Man, aren't those a booger to keep clean?
Hi TazDevil07

They have thier moments but once they are clean it is easier to keep them clean.

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