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What 'wheels' are best?

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Taking CougarBill up on his suggestion, what 'wheels' are best, original, modified, or aftermarket
 

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I would really like a set of 15x10 and 15x6 factory 70 style steel wheels. Those would look so sweet I think. :)

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Does anyone have the old Halibrand style of Weld wheels in a picture they could post?
The 10spoke shelbys would be killer(if you could afford them!)
shane:D
 

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10 Spoke Shelby's woud be awesome w/ a running cat center emblem.
 

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I got weld wheels on my 70
but in the future i may run a set of torque thrust IIs 16 inch style and a set of modified styled steel wheels.I got in a magazine a company that widens any set of rims to your liking. But i may go with a set of boyd coddington wheels for the eliminator, just way to early to say still in the process of gathering up parts now
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I have American Racing 200S 15*10 and 15*7 on my cat.
 

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When I was a kid my uncle had the half moon caps on his Cougar and it was wonderful. But I personally think nothing says YEEAAHH!!!! quite like a set of Cragar S\S rims polished beyond belief.
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I have the "eleanor wheels on my 68. look in the photo's section under lone star cougar club. I would post a link but I am too much of an idiot with this computer stuff.
 

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My '67 currently has '68/'69 Mustang chrome style steel wheels with GT caps, but Torque Thrust D's would be my first choice if I decide to switch.
 

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I have some mini-lite wheels on my 69. 15x8.5. I also like the Vintage 48 from V.W.W. I like the torque thrusts on the 67-68 cougars especially.
 

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68calypso said:
I have the "eleanor wheels on my 68. look in the photo's section under lone star cougar club. I would post a link but I am too much of an idiot with this computer stuff.
you can always post them in the photo gallery :)

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i am going with 17x8 Crager SS's on Ginger. I Think stock is nice on stock or small resto mods, modified...unless your talking widend for drag ..i dunno and aftermarket is just better for all around choices..it's really a matter of personal preference tho:)
Good luck Dayle. Oh and i am going to paint my car that way.
 

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I will eventually be upgrading my Cragar SS knock-offs from the seventies with the real thing.
 

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be different go w/ a set of aftermarkets, they bring out the car so much more
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I like the stuff made by Colorado Custom. However, not everyone can afford a grand for a set. The rod guys seem to like them also. I've always been partial to Cragar S/S's also... Seems like most factory wheels are just too bland. My .02.
 

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AR Torqs or Magnum 500's. Cragers for racing apps or Eliminators. My .0002c (I'm underpaid.)
 

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I like the looks of the original styled steel wheels on my ’68 but 14” is just too small for the performance mods I’m doing. Has anyone seen “Bullet” on an early Cougar? I like the looks of them too, but they may be too big for the ‘67/68 cats visually and physically.
 
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