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31\'s + chrome spokes must go

I have a nice set of 5 31x10.50 Mud tires on 15x7 USWheel chrome spokes. I measured them the other day, four are at about 12/32's of tread, and the 5th is new (14/32 tread).

I have over $500 in this set. The Zuki is gone...and I want these out of my way asap (I got another 'toy', a 944 so I need some $$$ to start the restoration).

They are in CT, I will not ship. Make me any kind of fair offer, and come get 'em.

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Michael O
-01 Nissan Frontier
-00 Mitsubishi Eclipse
-90 Suzuki Swift 4-door
-83 Mercury Zephyr Z7 sport coupe
'Sometimes you're the pigeon, Sometimes you're the statue'
 
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Re: 31\'s + chrome spokes must go

Here's a pic.

Michael O
-01 Nissan Frontier
-00 Mitsubishi Eclipse
-90 Suzuki Swift 4-door
-83 Mercury Zephyr Z7 sport coupe
'Sometimes you're the pigeon, Sometimes you're the statue'
 

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Re: 31\'s chrome spokes must go

Those are Good tires, I would use those. But as for Spoke wheels with all terrain tires? That clashes, big time. There are functional reasons why I wouldn't want that combination also. Spoke rims never looked too good to me when they are covered in mud and dirt; neither would your disk breaks. Getting mud and dust all over your disk breaks is bad for them and the pads. What I would use is a solid hum wheel, like a Cragar series 54, It is a solid chome, aluminum inner and steel outer bolted onto it- Very nice rim. Those would keep the dust and mud away from your breaks. They aren't really heavy like spoked rims, either.

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Re: 31\'s chrome spokes must go

Uh, yeah, uh well thanks for offering your opinion.

Rather than discuss fashion, I'm simply trying to sell the rims or tires or both. I would suspect that about 90% of the Zukis I have encountered on the trail run some type of spoked wheels (black, white, or chrome).

If anybody's interested they are in CT. I'll make a great deal for anybody from this list.

Thanks

Michael O
-01 Nissan Frontier
-00 Mitsubishi Eclipse
-90 Suzuki Swift 4-door
-83 Mercury Zephyr Z7 sport coupe
'Sometimes you're the pigeon, Sometimes you're the statue'
 
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Re: 31\'s chrome spokes must go

what kind of a deal are we talkin?? if you would be willin to ship then we could talk business??!

" Go Cheap n' Smooth or Forget about it!"

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Re: 31\'s chrome spokes must go

I think Huer's thinkin' spoke rims like old MG rims or the kind you see on those lowrider Chevy's. I think you're thinkin' spoke rims which are referred to as "Wagon wheel" type rims... Sort of like the pre 88.5 rims in appearance?

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Re: 31\'s chrome spokes must go

No offense, but who could get that confused? I've not run into anybody yet who didn't know what a "chrome spoke" wheel was. Those like an early MG would have are "wire wheels".

Oh well, no matter. The whole issue is kind of amusing.

I can't ship...those tires would likely cost close to $100 to ship, seriously, and I'm not sure that UPS would even take them.

So, unfortunately, I must stick to my local pickup only requirement. Anybody local will not believe how good of a deal they will get...but they have to act asap.

Michael O
-01 Nissan Frontier
-00 Mitsubishi Eclipse
-90 Suzuki Swift 4-door
-83 Mercury Zephyr Z7 sport coupe
'Sometimes you're the pigeon, Sometimes you're the statue'
 

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