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Early wire wheels help

Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:33 pm
by Michael A
Hi,
Could anyone identify these early wire wheels please.
Michael A

Re: Early wire wheels help

Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:58 am
by Kevin Pharis
Assuming these wheels mate up to a T wood wheel hub... they look to be Universal brand wheels. These were the inspiration for the McLaren wheels

Re: Early wire wheels help

Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:18 pm
by DanTreace
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Re: Early wire wheels help

Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 5:56 pm
by Aussie16
Michael, they may very well be Universal brand as the reply suggests. I have had some over the years and I know they have been used as patterns to produce full sets for several cars. Evidence that there was at least a supplier or manufacturer of this type of wheel in Australia. See attached photo of a set that is on this speedster that I sold as a project many years ago.

Re: Early wire wheels help

Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 7:54 pm
by Michael A
Thank you all that really helps