One of these wheels is not like the other

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One of these wheels is not like the other

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One of these wheels is not like the other

Postby cstaup » February 10th, 2008, 12:26 am

I just noticed, during wheel restoration, that I have one wheel with five rectangular holes vs the standard round holes. Where did this come from, Volkswagon?
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Postby moose53 » February 10th, 2008, 12:35 am

sounds like the original m151 magnesium wheels... pretty rare, were only used on early m151 jeeps not a1 or a2
Did it look like these?


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1971 G838-M151A2 1966 G857-M416
1968 G748-M101A1 1976 G748-M116A1
1990 MEP-701A

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Real jeeps have horizontal grille slots
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Postby cstaup » February 10th, 2008, 10:52 am

Yupper, that's it. It has an ALCOA stamp on the back, among others. I'll use it as the spare. It's light and shouldn't stress the spare mount as much.

Also my OCD won't allow the "wrong" wheel to be placed with the four on the ground.
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