65 14" pressed rims

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garydup
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65 14" pressed rims

Unread post by garydup » Sat Jun 08, 2013 11:36 am

hi guys as we all know tyres are a problem to get here for our corvairs , im looking for a set of pressed steel 14" rims for my 65.does anyone know what other cars rim will fit,rember the 65-69 is a five stud .i will check the pcd and let you know,the toyota camery does not fit.i have 185/70 13 at the moment and the car sits too low especialy with 5 people in the car.the 14"taxi tyre is close to original with a white wall 185/70 14 or just 185/14.

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Re: 65 14" pressed rims

Unread post by bbodie52 » Sat Jun 08, 2013 1:25 pm

Hope this helps...

Late models use 5 lugs on a 4 3/4" (120.7mm) circle, other cars include:

Buick: Regal, Century, Special (most mid-size) '64-'80's
Chevrolet: most RWD, through 1/2 ton vans and trucks (includes S-10 and 4WD models) 1949-2005
Corvette all
Jaguar XJ, XK '69 - up
Oldsmobile: 442, Cutlass, F-85, Toronado (most mid-size) '60's-'80's
Pontiac: GTO, LeMans, Firebird, Grand Prix (mid size) '64-'80's
Note: Although the wheels used on some BMW's are almost the same size, they are actually a 5 lug on 120mm bolt circle, which is 4.72 inches


Recommend you read through the following technical reference article. It is loaded with useful information. The above information came from this article website...

Sizing Corvair Wheels and Tires.
:link: http://autoxer.skiblack.com/tires.html
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