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Old 11-22-2020, 11:31 AM   #1
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Thumbs up "A" with wooden spoke wheels....

Anybody else noticed the '30 town sedan on eBay with wooden spoke wheels on it? An unrestored car with what looks like a good set of accessory "Motor-Wheel" made year, not just era, correct wooden spoke wheels. Man, would I like to have them! Car looks in not to bad of shape too. Look up,
1930 Ford Model A, on eBay. You will find it easy enough.


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Old 11-22-2020, 01:28 PM   #2
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I've not seen those wheels on a Model A before. Pretty cool. Notice the super nice deluxe ORIGINAL interior.
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Old 11-22-2020, 02:00 PM   #3
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Why not add the link? https://www.ebay.com/itm/1930-Ford-M...kAAOSwiVRftwPF
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I've not seen those wheels on a Model A before. Pretty cool. Notice the super nice deluxe ORIGINAL interior.

That back seat makes a “handy” place to store your rear fenders when you’re not using them. ;-)


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Old 11-22-2020, 02:29 PM   #5
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Hmm, add one more set to the known number of Motor Wheel wood wheels. At one time I had 3 sets. I’ve cut back to 1 set of 19” and 1 set of 21”.
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:25 PM   #6
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I would love to have a set of these wheels on my pickup
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:31 PM   #7
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I would love to have a set of these wheels on my pickup
Yea, those are nice, but they are not wood...
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were they aftermarket or stock on some A models ?
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Old 11-23-2020, 06:35 PM   #9
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Yea, those are nice, but they are not wood...
That's why I "wood" want them!
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Old 11-23-2020, 07:21 PM   #10
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That's why I "wood" want them!
I bet you wood!! I wood like to have that whole car!!
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Old 11-23-2020, 08:26 PM   #11
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Personally dont care for the look. Have never seen them before, but if I wtd a model T, I wood buy a model T.


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Is it the one with a cosworth engine?
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Wood rots, with bad, sometimes fatal, results. Even if I owned a T, I would put steel wheels on it.

(I would love to have a 26-27 T coupe. It is my favorite pre A design. But I find them impossible to drive, and even more dangerous than an A in modern traffic.)
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Old 11-23-2020, 08:48 PM   #14
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Is it the one with a cosworth engine?
Yes, the wheels CarlG shows are Aluminum.
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Old 11-23-2020, 11:22 PM   #15
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Here's the car from eBay:



.....and here is a Town Car back in 1978 with similar wooden wheels:


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Old 11-23-2020, 11:41 PM   #16
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.....a bit OT....but those "wooden wheels" are actually hand made aluminum alloy wheels. Here they are freshly cast and machined:


....and after wood-graining of the spokes:


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Old 11-24-2020, 08:24 AM   #17
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Hmmmmmm, those wood look nice on my Woody.
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I thought those looked custom. They are gorgeous, love to know if someone intends to produce those.


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Who made this set and at what cost? Wayne
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.....and here is a Town Car back in 1978 with similar wooden wheels:


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Any idea what became of this set of wheels?
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