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Mail From: ckelly (Chris Kelly)

I had a set of Western Turbo's on my Trans Am back in 79. Nice wheels. I
still have the complete set of 14x7 ET IV slots I bought at the Goodyear
store in 1975. I also have a couple of 15x7 Magnums (supposedly from a Boss
car)and a pair of 14x9 ET slots, just waiting for a T-bucket project LOL.

Chris Kelly - ckelly at
Merkel, Texas
International Hot Rod Association
Abilene Performance Car Association
Falcon Club of America
> -----Original Message-----
> From: classic-mustangs-bounces at [mailto:classic-
> mustangs-bounces at] On Behalf Of Julie
> Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2010 12:26 AM
> To: Chris Kelly
> Subject: Re: [CM] hi
> I still have my American Racing slot mags from the 70's as well. They are
> in
> my attic. They are 7 X 14's so a little smaller than I care to run right
> now. My Magnums are 14's, but they are 8 or 8-1/2 wide, I can't remember
> right off.
> I just need to find some new beauty rings for them.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: classic-mustangs-bounces at
> [mailto:classic-mustangs-bounces at] On Behalf Of
> Michael
> J. Kupec
> Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 4:54 AM
> To: Julie Austad
> Subject: Re: [CM] hi
> Back in my early days (mid 70's) it seemed every twit with a chebby or
> dodged had craigars on their car, or if you couldn't afford craigars, it
> would be Keystone classics. They were so popular it could make you puke.
> The
> rarity was the Styled Steel wheels which reproduction ones at the time
> were
> approx $250 each (i.e.: 1976 $250, not today's $250).
> I settled for Western Wheels Turbo fins - looked like the knock off finned
> wheels on mid 60's Corvettes. Still have them on the 65 to this day, even
> though the plastic center parts have long broken off.
> Now it's a toss up to go with original Styled Steel wheels, which are more
> affordable, or possibly Cragars. Both are a sight better than the 22-24"
> crap everyone seems to be putting on their autos these days...
> Michael J. Kupec
> mkupec at
> I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
> ~W.C. Fields

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