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1966 B body steel wheels for hemi car #3149176
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Can anyone post a picture of the correct steel wheel for such.

Oem part number ?

14x5.5" correct ?

Re: 1966 B body steel wheels for hemi car [Re: gtx6970] #3149188
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I don't know what they are Bill, but I'm going to take a shot at it and say they are station wagon HD steel wheels. Now I wait.. wink grin

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Im sure thats correct.
A friend of mine has a stock pile of NOS steel wheels. And before he starts liquidating.
I want to go thru and make sure none are the wheels I need. Some in the pile have OE part numer tags/labels. Most do not .
And Im pretty sure they are a 14x5.5 inch and would take the large center cap ( my car uses the full wheel cover )

I have some 14x6 wheels I got cheap I would use if I ever decided to put it back to outward stock appearance (not likely ) and wasnt really looking for the correct rim. BUT,,,,,,,, if he happens to have them ( with my luck not likely ) BUT,,,,just in case he does. I want them

Re: 1966 B body steel wheels for hemi car [Re: gtx6970] #3149294
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What size tires did the car come with. The 66 parts book shows following options for RW cars. 14x 5.0, 5.5 and 15 x 5.5 With part numbers.

So if tire was an 8 series it would be the 14 x 5.5 2298523.
There was a deep dish 14x5.5 listed for charger, P, D and under the RW column. 2534702

Re: 1966 B body steel wheels for hemi car [Re: dragon slayer] #3149331
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early cars came with 5.0 and then 5.5...check buildsheet....14in.

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Originally Posted by musclecarman15
early cars came with 5.0 and then 5.5...check buildsheet....14in.



Sbd is April 1966.

I don't have buildsheet for the car

Re: 1966 B body steel wheels for hemi car [Re: gtx6970] #3149602
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AFAIK
the 1966 HEMI wheel is 14x5.5" wide
it has the 10-hole bolt pattern center
it is the same wheel that was STANDARD on every '66 Charger because of the STANDARD "deep dish" wheel cover w/spinner

a BROADCAST SHEET shows "14" for the wheel designation ---- the '66 Parts Catalog shows part # 2534 702

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What does that 10 hole pattern look like?

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here's a 14x5.0" pair from 1966 scope

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Thanks Dan, so all 66 wheels look like that?

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yes, I don't know when they started, but '66 was the last year - for '67 the centers look the same but only one of the extra holes for a total of 6

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I’ll take a picture of original rims from my 66 Hemi car tomorrow. Painted silver just like car. The little holes were a hold over from when there was a small stud to line up wheel using studs that screwed into axel instead of a lug nut.

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Thanks

Im curious to see how the backside is shaped
and are they 5 " or 5.5" ?


I have a set of later model 6" rims I planned to use IF I ever went for the OE stock look. and wasnt all that interested in the originals.

But a friend of mine has shelves of NOS steel wheels and If he happens to have one or two ,,or all 5 by chance ( very unlikely ) I want to get them before he liquidates the stack.

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The stock 66 14” wheel wont accept the small dog dish hubcap also no 15” was made for that cap.

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Originally Posted by cudaman1969
The stock 66 14” wheel will accept the small dog dish hubcap later won’t, also no 15” was made for that cap.

I may not be following you , but the 66 wheels use the larger 67-back style dog dish cap. 1968 was the first year for the smaller diameter caps.
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Originally Posted by mattsmopars
Originally Posted by cudaman1969
The stock 66 14” wheel will accept the small dog dish hubcap later won’t, also no 15” was made for that cap.

I may not be following you , but the 66 wheels use the larger 67-back style dog dish cap. 1968 was the first year for the smaller diameter caps.
Matt

Yes I read my post…totally got that backward! New centers that use the bigger cap are made for 15” rims plus they’ll do the whole wheel too.

Re: 1966 B body steel wheels for hemi car [Re: 6bblgt] #3235905
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Originally Posted by 6bblgt
AFAIK
the 1966 HEMI wheel is 14x5.5" wide
it has the 10-hole bolt pattern center
it is the same wheel that was STANDARD on every '66 Charger because of the STANDARD "deep dish" wheel cover w/spinner

a BROADCAST SHEET shows "14" for the wheel designation ---- the '66 Parts Catalog shows part # 2534 702



Dan,


Would a 1966 C body use the same 5.5inch rim ????

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Originally Posted by gtx6970
Originally Posted by 6bblgt
AFAIK
the 1966 HEMI wheel is 14x5.5" wide
it has the 10-hole bolt pattern center
it is the same wheel that was STANDARD on every '66 Charger because of the STANDARD "deep dish" wheel cover w/spinner

a BROADCAST SHEET shows "14" for the wheel designation ---- the '66 Parts Catalog shows part # 2534 702



Dan,


Would a 1966 C body use the same 5.5inch rim ????


yes, if it was ordered with the "deep dish" wheel cover

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I believe this is a 66-67 ? as I had 67 383 wagon and 67 R/T. it is 14 x 5.5 and looks to be 3 3/4" back spacing. Only numbers I see are in picture, no actual part #

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Im not sure I would pay up to get a set. As I have a set of clean 14x6 later rims I plan to use


But just in case what is a fair price for a set of these wheels

A buddy of mine just bought these. They are only 14x5 inch.
But for the price was hard to resist . Tires are supposed to be decent as well

I may end up with them anyway .

https://www.ebay.com/itm/225996285755

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