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fake or original
« on: May 03, 2018, 02:48:11 AM »
I just bought rims for 69 Shelby, fairly good price, need to be recromed, still a good deal, however how can I determined difference between reproduction and original thanks

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Re: fake or original
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2018, 03:16:59 AM »
I just bought rims for 69 Shelby, fairly good price, need to be recromed, still a good deal, however how can I determined difference between reproduction and original thanks
Can you post picture of the back side and front side?
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Re: fake or original
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2018, 09:15:37 AM »
Unfortunately, the bad part is you must sacrifice either the rims or the centers to have new chrome unless you have 2 sets of wheels. :(

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Re: fake or original
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2018, 02:52:02 PM »
Deja vu all over again as Yogi Berra used to say....

Original were glued in.
Then there was a recall.
Then they were riveted.
Im not sure what the timeframe is on all that.

Id guess if they need re chrome-ing that they are old but impossible to tell without a photo really.
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Re: fake or original
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2018, 02:52:34 PM »
Or are these dates?
I never looked
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Re: fake or original
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2018, 06:18:42 PM »
If you can find someone to save the chrome rim Id love to find out
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